Courtney Love Covers Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” — Live Through This

Jan 28th, 2013 // 2 Comments
I Feel Bad For You, Jay

Occasionally in the pop music galaxy, stars will collide and the result is dumbfounding. Such was the case when Courtney Love decided to tip her hat to Jay-Z last week in Park City, Utah by covering “99 Problems.” Not since the rapper’s 2010 Fresh Air interview with Terry Gross has there been the potential for such a hilarious juxtaposition.

The former Hole frontwoman acknowledges this as she introduces the track saying, “…wait it’s so genius it either sucks or it’s genius. I don’t know” before giving the crowd an acoustic, yet gritty rendition of Hova’s song. (Unlike Terry, however, Courtney uses the unedited lyrics.) Watch up top and help the 48-year-old rocker decide. Personally, we think it would be pretty genius if Jay returned the favor by sampling Hole’s “Violet” or “Celebrity Skin.”



  1. Well, I need to go clean my ears out now :(

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