On Thursday, TMZ reported that Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park, had passed away from an apparent suicide at the age of 41. According to TMZ, Bennington was found in Los Angeles County home early Thursday morning.
Following the news of Bennington's death, artists such as Rihanna, Chance The Rapper, Linkin Park's Mark Shinoda, Pusha T, Killer Mike, and more took to social media to honor the legacy of the late singer.
Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.— Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017
RIP Chester. Tragic ending. Condolences his family and friends and Linkin Park 🙏🏾— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) July 20, 2017
Chester it was truly a pleasure, thank you for sharing your greatness... #RIP #LinkinPark 🙏🏿— King Push (@PUSHA_T) July 20, 2017
Ooooh noooo...😢😢😢😢#CHESTER— DROGASLight Out Now! (@LupeFiasco) July 20, 2017
Damn This really hurts a lot man #LP4EVER
We lost another legend R.I.P. Chester Bennington of (linkin park) prayers up for the family so sad— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) July 20, 2017