Story by Chloe Riley, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago:
NEAR WEST SIDE — A Rihanna song is giving Chicago Public Schools students some aid after the Minnesota-based band Low decided to donate all iTunes sales from its cover of “Stay” to a Chicago nonprofit.
“It was kind of a really happy surprise for us," said Kyle Curry, director of Rock For Kids, a nonprofit that provides music education to underserved Chicago kids. “It was above and beyond anything we could have possibly imagined.”
Low — an alt-rock Minneapolis-based band — first performed the cover at the Pitchfork Music Festival in July. Low's version of the song was released on iTunes Sept. 12.
Watch Low play "Stay" live at the Pitchfork Festival: