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Paramore fans who made it to the band’s makeup show at San Francisco’s Chase Center this week got to witness a surprise performance from an unlikely singer: Stephen Curry.

On Monday, Aug. 7, the four-time NBA champion took a mic and joined lead singer Hayley Williams to perform the electropop outfit’s hit “Misery Business,” a single off their 2007 album “Riot!”

“So look, you know us and Steph, we go back a few years,” Williams told the cheering crowd after the Golden State Warrior point guard joined her on stage at around 10:15 p.m., “and tonight is our reunion. Tonight we’re going to sing something together.

“And listen, from the moment Steph takes the mic, this is no longer a Paramore show, this is a Steph Curry show.”

Warriors star Steph Curry joins the rock band Paramore on stage at Chase Center on Monday, Aug. 7, 2023. Video: Caleb Pershan, The Chronicle

The crowd lit up and Curry joined Williams in belting out the song, walking up to the edge of the stage, leaning in toward the fans — as if he’d done it a million times before.

Curry’s onstage performance comes less than a week after the basketball star made his musical debut on Houston rapper Tobe Nwigwe’s track, “Lil Fish, Big Pond.” The song’s music video was released Wednesday, Aug. 2, showing Curry in fishing gear with white Salehe Bembury Crocs dropping verses that pay tribute to his father, Dell Curry. (Warriors fans may want to keep an eye out for another Curry surprise appearance this weekend as Nwigwe is scheduled to perform on the last day of this year’s Outside Lands music festival.)

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry made a surprise appearance with Paramore, less than a week after being featured in rap music video.

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry made a surprise appearance with Paramore, less than a week after being featured in rap music video.

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The performance made up for the last-minute cancellation of Paramore’s concert on July 22, when the band announced just two hours before the scheduled show at the home of the Warriors that they could not play “due to sickness within the touring party.” On Monday, Williams told the crowd she was still sick, coughing occasionally. Fortunate, then, that she had some help on vocals from Curry.

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