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Watch JAY-Z pay tribute to Chester Bennington with "Numb/Encore" performance

ABC/Randy HolmesJAY-Z paid tribute to Chester Bennington during his appearance on the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Friday with a performance of "Numb/Encore," a track from the rapper's collaborative EP with Linkin Park, Collision Course.

"Dedicating this song to Chester," Jay declared before launching into the 2004 hit. You can watch the performance now on YouTube.

During a show in London this past August, his first show following Bennington's death in July, Jay also honored the late musician with a performance of "Numb/Encore." "Please make some noise so he can hear you all the way in heaven tonight," the rapper declared.

Other recent guests on the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge include Wolf Alice, who covered Green Day's "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)," and Rag'n'Bone Man, who covered The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter."

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