Adam Yauch's Beastie Boys band member Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock (originally King Ad-Rock), has taken to the band's blog to thank fans for their support in the wake of Yauch's death on Friday.

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"As you can imagine, shit is fkd up right now. But I wanna say thank you to all our friends and family (which are kinda one in the same) for all the love and support," he wrote.

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The outpouring of grief and kind actions -- from Mets players using the Beastie Boys as their walk-on music, to the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing tributes in concert -- has not been lost on Horovitz, who along with Yauch and Michael Diamond (Mike D) comprised one of the most important hip-hop groups in history.

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"I'm glad to know that all the love that Yauch has put out into the world is coming right back at him," he said in the web message, "thank you."

Ad-Rock's brief blog post was accompanied by a photograph (above) of a hand with the words "PWR2MCA [Heart Symbol] U," referencing Yauch's MCA stage name. The hand is pictured in front of what looks like a rack of CDs.

Yauch died Friday (May 4) at age 47 after a three-year fight with cancer.