Hip-Hop Reacts With the lead Singer of Linkin Park Chester Bennington of the Death of
Chance the Rapper, Talib Kweli, Rihanna, and El-P are some of you who sent their condolences.
As the news spreads of Linkin Park's singer Chester Bennington's suicide Thursday (July 20), an outpouring of love and support has come from the Hip Hop community. The 41-year-old frontman, according to reports, hanged himself in his private Palos Verdes residence.
Bennington's band mate, Mike Shinoda confirmed the unfortunate news on Twitter saying that he is "shocked and sad."
Shocked and sad, but it is the truth. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.
— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
Bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell also commented on his fellow group of death.
With a broken heart
— Dave Phoenix Farrell (@phoenixlp) July 20, 2017
Chance The Rapper, Talib Kweli, Rihanna, and El-P are among those in the Hip Hop community who sent their condolences.
Check out their reactions and more below.
RIP Chester. Tragic end. Condolences to his family and friends, and Linkin Park 🙏🏾
— Lil Chano 79 (@chancetherapper) July 20, 2017
Chester was a real pleasure, thank you for sharing your greatness... #RIP #LinkinPark 🙏🏿
— King Push (@PUSHA_T) July 20, 2017
#RIP #ChesterBennington #LinkinPark pic.twitter.com/83UJdadgVs
— DJ Z-TRIP (@ztrip) July 20, 2017
Rest In Peace to the lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington, who apparently committed suicide. He was 41. #RIPChester pic.twitter.com/A0fdjtwd2K
— Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) July 20, 2017
😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢😢 Literally, the most awesome talent I've ever seen live! Vocal beast!!! #RIPChester #LinkinPark
A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on July 20, 2017, at 11:37am PDT
Chester Bennington. TMZ is reporting she has died. He is so brilliant. Showed to myself and to others an incredible amount of love. He will be missed.