Saturday, April 25, 2020

Post Malone rocks Nirvana tribute for COVID-19 Relief

Post Malone rocked a live-streamed Nirvana tribute concert from his home in Salt Lake City, UT on April 24 to raise funds for COVID-19 relief efforts.

The rapper was joined by Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, guitarist Nick Mack and bassist Brian Lee for the 75-minute, 15-song performance of hits and fan favorites by the Seattle band.

“@PostMalone and crew are killing it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!,” tweeted Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic during the show, which was streamed live by hennemusic. “So proud of @PostMalone and crew. Everyone so good so talented. I am moved!!!!! I don't think these fellows can play any better. They are on fire!!!! Hello!!!!!! I love you all!!!! I am holding emotions back the whole show.”

Malone and company were performing to raise funds for The United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for The World Health Organization (WHO).

Fans were be able to make donations to the UN Foundation in real time during the livestream; will match all donations at a 2:1 rate, up to $5M, with all proceeds going to the UN Foundation.

“GOOSEBUMPS!,” posted Courtney Love on Instagram after the show. “Go have a margarita @postmalone. Nothing but love from here. Congratulations. 2.6 million bucks for covid 19 relief.”

With sales of more than 75 million albums worldwide, Nirvana were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2014.

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