The episode begins with Kim Jeong jokily announcing that it's his intension to join the band and change the name to Lin-Ken Park in honor of his name and suggests that they throw out band member and main songwriter Mike Shinoda.
Shinoda and Joe Hahn are in the back seat while Jeong and Chester Bennington are in the front, with Bennington behind the wheel, » - Movie Web Almost three months after the death of singer Chester Bennington, Linkin Park shared the episode of Carpool Karaoke they filmed with actor Ken Jeong in July, just six days before Bennington took his own life.
The episode was posted with the blessing of the family of Chester Bennington and serves as a tribute to the late front man while also highlighting the One More Light Fund that the band set up in honor of Bennington.
The One More Light Fund is a non-profit organization, with the mission of spreading more awareness on mental illness and suicide.
In the video, » The episode of Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke series that Linkin Park taped less than a week before singer Chester Bennington’s death has hit the web, and let’s just say Ken Jeong is stoked to be a part of it. Ken star joins the group’s Bennington — who’s at the wheel — Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn for a spirited singalongs to Out Kast’s “Hey Ya,” Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Under the Bridge,” Linkin Park’s 2003 hit “Numb” and more. » Chester Bennington had such a joyful disposition when he drove around with Linkin Park and comedian Ken Jeong.
The band's episode of Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke was released on Facebook on Thursday, and was filmed on July 14, just days before the 41-year-old singer was found dead of apparent suicide at his residence in Palos Verdes Estates, California.
The event, taking place at the Hollywood Bowl Friday evening, sees the surviving members of Linkin Park joined by a number of artists to honor the singer, who died by suicide in July at the age of 41.
The late Linkin Park frontman was honored in a powerful tribute concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, with performances by Blink-182, Alanis Morissette, Avenged Sevenfold, No Doubt and more.
Linkin Park performed for the first time since July, when Chester committed suicide.
Mike Shinoda performed "Looking for an Answer" and it was gut-wrenching.
"With the blessing of Chester's family and his bandmates, we share this episode, and dedicate it to the memory of Chester," a message at the beginning of the video, which was posted on the band's official Facebook page and Apple Music, reads.
The 23-minute episode is bittersweet, with Bennginton saying, "This is probably the greatest day of my life," while driving Jeong and his bandmates, Mike Shinoda and Joe Hahn, around.
a lil piece of u has & will be in every song i sing on stage forever."The bands Julien-k & Dead by Sunrise shared a post on Facebook of the groups holding up posters » It's been a week since Linkin Park's Chester Bennington died and his bandmates continue to pay their respects to their fallen friend.