Will Smith raps with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke series premiere

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Linkin Park filmed an episode of Carpool Karaoke: The Series for Apple Music before singer Chester Bennington's death last month. Six days later, the Linkin Park frontman was found dead at his residence in Palos Verdes Estates in California after committing suicide.

While Bennington's family hasn't stated if they want the clip to air or not yet, his widow Talinda took to Twitter to thank Corden for his sensitivity.

He then added that he and his team "consider it not our decision to make" whether or not the segment will ever see the light of day.

"We will approach it in whatever manner his family", he confirmed to the Associated Press, "however they would like it to be handled".

The Fresh Prince joined the Brit funnyman for a special Apple Music episode of Carpool Karaoke.

The segment spinoff is described as a star-studded auto ride with episodes that "features an unexpected celebrity pairing sharing a vehicle, singing along to their personal playlists, and embarking on adventures", according to Apple Music via 9 to 5 Mac.

That's pretty evident in a preview of an upcoming episode of "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" in which LeBron lets it loose to Michael Sembello's "Maniac" from the movie "Flashback" with host James Corden.

Corden, an executive producer on the Apple Music spin-off, said Bennington's family should decide whether it is aired.

Corden, laughing, said: "I remember it so clearly". While Corden won't star in every episode, he did appear in the series debut alongside Will Smith. We talked and it was, "Ah man you know it's great, I love what you do"... we did all of that.



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