Luke Combs’ rendition of Tracy Chapman’s iconic “Fast Car” continues to captivate music lovers, topping the Billboard charts. At a concert in Foxborough, Massachusetts, the country star made a young fan’s dream come true. Eight-year-old Cooper Massengill, a devoted Combs fan battling leukemia, had his wish fulfilled by the Make-a-Wish foundation to meet the singer. But Combs went above and beyond by inviting the brave young boy on stage to sing the heartfelt song together.
In a heartwarming moment captured on TikTok by user @kaylalynch87, Combs and Massengill united their voices to sing the chorus of “Fast Car,” while the stadium audience chanted the young boy’s name. The touching performance brought joy to everyone present and demonstrated the power of music in bringing people together.
Combs shared his personal connection to Chapman’s song in an Instagram concert video, revealing that “Fast Car” had been one of the first songs he ever heard. The song holds a special place in his heart as it reminds him of spending time with his father. Chapman herself, known for protecting her music, expressed her surprise and delight at the success of Combs’ cover. She appreciates the country star’s rendition and is grateful for the new fans who have embraced “Fast Car” in a different genre.