Tom Morello, LL Cool J, Chuck D Ask ‘Whaddup’ in All-Star Grammys Closer
‘We’re gonna take a career’s worth of fury and put it into four minutes,’ Morello promises before set
Tonight’s Grammy telecast closed with an all-star mixing of rock, rap and turntablism as Tom Morello, LL Cool J, Travis Barker, Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Z-Trip assembled to perform a song called “Whaddup.”
Z-Trip put the group together after working with LL Cool J. “LL and I have been working on some tracks, and this song in particular, he was like, ‘We’re gonna perform this on the Grammys, but let’s get the right people together; I want to have live musicians,’” Z-Trip told Rolling Stone. “So I reached out to Tom, Travis, Chuck as well, and everyone came in. It’s like the A-Team; we put out the call, everyone’s in here. It’s like putting together a magnitude, a supernova that’s gonna burn this whole place down.”
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