Run the Jewels Dedicate Jimmy Kimmel Live! Performance to Chester Bennington

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Rap duo Run the Jewels dedicated their performance of “Down” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! yesterday to the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. They also brought out special guest Joi, who lends her soulful vocals to the album version of “Down.”

Run the Jewels  played another song from their excellent album, Run the Jewels 3, “Panther Like a Panther.” They brought out Trina, who is featured on the album version, to perform the song alongside them.

When news spread of Bennington’s reported suicide, Run the Jewels expressed their condolences on social media. “Salutes and condolences to Mike [Shinoda] and your band mates,” Killer Mike wrote in an Instagram post. “Rest easy beloved human being.” Stone Temple Pilots also shared a statement today in memory of Bennington.

See Killer Mike’s Instagram post below and watch Run the Jewels’ performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! above and below. Read our review of the fantastic Run the Jewels 3 here.

RIP Chester. Salutes and Condolences to Mike and Your band mates and big love and Condolences to your children and family from my family. Love and Respect always. Rest easy beloved human being.

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