MGK does tribute song to Numb for Chester Bennington

MGK does tribute song to Numb for Chester Bennington

MGKMGK DOES TRIBUTE SONG TO NUMB FOR CHESTER BENNINGTON

Brandon Harris

7/29/20172 min read

After the major loss of Chester Bennington, a hero to a lot of us 90's kids 9 days ago rapper MGK releases his tribute to Chester by covering "Numb" on of Linkin Parks greatest hits. MGK stepped way out of his comfort zone here and actually did pretty well.

He covered numb joining artist like Green Day, Jay Z and many others who stepped out to pay tribute to the rock star. Chester was only 41 at the time of his death. After struggling hard over the years with abuse, sexual abuse and family issues Chester took his own life on July 20th at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. He died on what would have been Chris Cornell's 53 birthday. Chris Cornell was the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for Soundgarden who committed suicide by hanging as well on May 18th, 2017.

Two of the best bands we grew up on as 90's kids have lost key members over the past 90 days and we have to keep thinking about how to we have lost quite a few great musicians this year to suicide and leaves nothing but room to think about how we can work to prevent this in the future!

After the tragic loss of Chester Bennington, who was considered a hero by many of us who grew up in the 90s, rapper MGK has stepped up to release a touching tribute to him. MGK covered one of Linkin Park's greatest hits, "Numb," and surprised everyone by venturing out of his comfort zone and delivering a powerful performance. MGK joins a long list of artists like Green Day and Jay Z who have paid tribute to the late rock star.

Chester Bennington's untimely death at the age of 41 was a devastating blow to the music industry. Throughout his life, he struggled immensely with issues such as substance abuse, sexual abuse, and family problems. Tragically, Chester took his own life on July 20th at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California, coincidentally on what would have been Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday.

The loss of these two influential artists within a short period of time has deeply impacted those of us who grew up listening to their music in the 90s. It serves as a reminder of the fragility of human life and the importance of addressing mental health issues. Unfortunately, this year has seen the unfortunate suicides of several talented musicians, leaving us to reflect on how we can work towards preventing such tragedies in the future. It is crucial that we strive to create a supportive environment where artists and individuals alike feel comfortable seeking help and finding solace.