Billy Joel rules New York. Prince has got a lock on Minnesota. But who takes hold of Washington? Hint, it’s someone who’s not nearly as cool as Nirvana.
After Courtney Love revealed that she’d given the rapper permission to use the words, Jay-Z has released the lyric sheet for the song that interpolates parts of “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”
Strong performances at the benefit show from Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Chris Martin of Coldplay, a reunited Nirvana, Adam Sandler and Blake Lively’s dress.
According to rap mogul Jay-Z, Kurt Cobain and Nirvana were so popular in the early ’90s that the entire hip-hop movement had to simply take a time out while grunge ran its course.