Legendary Red Hot Chili Pepper bassist Flea has posted a rare photo of himself with late Nirvana frontman on his official Instagram account, penned a praising letter to him.

As we all know, February 20 is Kurt Cobain’s birthday, and he would have been 53 if he hadn’t committed suicide at the age of 27.

Flea took to Instagram to pay his tribute for the late Nirvana icon. In the caption of his photo, he described Kurt Cobain as one of the best rockers he had ever seen.

Here’s what Flea captioned:

“Damnit he was beautiful. Happy birthday to the incredible Kurt Cobain, a left handed guitar player from Washington who died at the age of 27.

He was among the best I ever saw, they will listen to his records as long as humans exist on this earth, and their hearts will he touched.”

A fan named madcaplaughss commented and said:

“You both are legends.”

Another user named syanezo wrote:

“Happy birthday to one of the geniuses! I still remember your trumpet solo in Brazil, amazing!”

See the Instagram photo below.