Rock Singer Chris Cornell Dead at 52, Timbaland and Anderson .Paak React
The shocking death of rock singer Chris Cornell is hitting the music community, fans, loved ones and members of the rap game hard as the news of his passing has been confirmed by authorities.
"Rest in power to one of my favorite voices in rock. #ChrisCornell" .Paak tweeted with a photo of the singer, who was known for lauded tracks like "Black Hole Sun."
"One of the best I've worked with. One of my favorite albums I was honored to work on. My condolences to his family. #rip#chriscornell," Timbaland wrote, along with the cover to the late star's Scream album.
If you recall, Timbo worked with the rock star on his Scream album back in 2009, as the project's producer. Although fans didn't praise the LP, Timbaland has spoken highly of his time working in the studio with a veteran like Cornell. The singer even explained that regardless of the reception Scream received, he was proud of the final product.
"I’m thrilled with the album that I made. I think it’s really exciting, I have listened to it as much or more than any album I have ever made," he told Alternativeaddiction.com at the time.
According to the Associated Press, the Soundgarden frontman was reportedly found dead in a Detroit hotel room by police on Wednesday evening (May 17). His death has been ruled a suicide by medical examiners.
Hours before he was pronounced dead, Cornell actually performed with Soundgarden in Detroit, where he was reportedly in high spirits and even mentioned "the next place we play" to the audience.
See the reactions to Chris Cornell's death from Timbaland and Anderson .Paak below. Our condolences go out to Cornell's loved ones.
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