Adam Yauch is being remembered by his most devoted (and enlightened!) fans.

In celebration of MCA Day this week, the anniversary that honors the late Beastie Boys rapper, who died of cancer at age 47 back in May 2012, a group of breakdancing monks took to the streets of NYC recently to dance in Yauch's honor.

Now before you ask why, Yauch was a practicing Tibetan Buddhist. In honor of his memory and passion for Tibet, the group of four Tibetan monks showed off their sickest moves in Union Square for fans to enjoy.

Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch

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Dressed in traditional red and yellow cloaks, the badass breakdancers spun on their heads, flipped, twirled and did much more while dancing to the Beastie Boys' hit "Ch-Check It Out." Hoards of fans surrounded the group to cheer them on during the recent show.

Quite the fitting tribute.

Yauch passed away on May 4, 2012 after a three-year battle with cancer.

Check out the awesome video tribute for yourself!

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