Chester Bennington clearly passed his musical genes down to his son, Draven, who just released his debut single “F_w_Me.”

The NSFW pop/rap track can be heard below. Draven is joined by drummer Manny Dominick on the track. Together, they’re known as RVRND. The song is also featured in the new Paramount+ series Family Legacy. The show takes a look at a number of major musical figures from the viewpoint of their children.


Draven told Hollywood Life of his dad’s legacy, “Everything he’s made is special to me for just the reason that it’s a part of him that’s still here. I feel really lucky in my situation with having his music and so many videos out there … I’m so grateful for all of that footage because I know that not everybody has that chance to be able to look back on that many hours of somebody that they’ve lost before.”

Draven is well aware of how many people his dad impacted over the years, and it’s a major point of pride for him.

“I think the best thing is when people are reaching out to me and just letting me know how much he’s changed their life through his music,” said Draven. ” … I think that is the number one thing that I want people to remember him for, and then also just the amount of good times.”

He added, “I kind of want to change the narrative… I think that we focus too much sometimes on the very end of everything when there was his whole life and he had so many amazing things happen.”


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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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