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Watch the Lonely Island’s New ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ Trailer

Comedy trio the Lonely Island — a.k.a. Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone — have released a new trailer for their upcoming movie, Popstar: Never…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2016

The Lonely Island Performed ‘I’m On a Boat’ With Toy Instruments on ‘Fallon’

One of the best musical comedy acts to ever exist, the Lonely Island have been handsomely rewarded for their mastery of genre-plundering viral shorts with…
Dan Weiss / May 17, 2016

Santigold’s New Video for ‘Can’t Get Enough of Myself’ Features Andy Samberg, Jay Z, and Pharrell

Santigold's new album 99¢ contains fewer knockouts than her previous work, but the bouncy "Can't Get Enough of Myself" is one of the exceptions. The…
Dan Weiss / March 22, 2016

Watch the Trailer for the Lonely Island’s ‘Popstar’ Movie, Featuring Joanna Newsom, DJ Khaled, More

The trailer for the new film from the comedy trio the Loney Island is here, and it's a cameo-studded chuckler. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping stars Andy…
James Grebey / March 10, 2016

Watch Tegan and Sara and the Lonely Island Perform ‘Everything Is Awesome’ at the Oscars

Tegan and Sara and the Lonely Island took the Oscars stage Sunday night to perform their nominated LEGO Movie song, "Everything Is Awesome." Opening with a LEGO-animated sequence, the…
Rachel Brodsky / February 23, 2015

Watch St. Vincent’s Bewitching ‘SNL’ Performance

As announced last month, the last episode of Saturday Night Live's 39th season featured the return of host Andy Samberg and a pair of typically…
Colin Joyce / May 18, 2014

Tegan and Sara Declare ‘Everything Is Awesome!!!’ in Manic ‘Lego Movie’ Video

By pretty much all accounts, The Lego Movie is, well, awesome. The thing has a 95 percent score with critics on Rotten Tomatoes, and a…
Chris Martins / February 12, 2014

The Lonely Island Storm ‘Late Night’ With Help From Fallon and the Roots on ‘YOLO’

New Order made a scheduled appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night (July 25), performing classic tracks "Love Vigilantes" and "Regret," but the…
Kyle McGovern / July 26, 2013

Who Charted? Black Sabbath Possess No. 1, the Lonely Island #YOLO-Yodel Into Top 10

First! All hail the dark lord Ozzy and his grotesque generals Tony and Geezer — the original Black Sabbath hath risen after 35 years of absence…
Chris Martins / June 19, 2013

The Lonely Island, ‘The Wack Album’ (Republic)

Just how funny is whiteness? How hilarious is it to experience awkward white dudes grappling with such challenges as fitting in at the club, singing…
Garrett Kamps / June 12, 2013

The Lonely Island ‘Go Kindergarten’ with Diddy, Paul Rudd, and Robyn in New Video

We already had a taste of the Lonely Island's Robyn-featuring banger "Go Kindergarten" in a faux-viral hashtag-happy video. But now, with the help of Sean "Diddy"
Colin Stutz / June 11, 2013

The Lonely Island and Alanis Mash Up ‘Semicolon’ and ‘Ironic’ on ‘Kimmel’

If you tuned in a few Wack Wednesdays ago, then you already know the gag in the Lonely Island's joke-rap, "Semicolon" — they're using that…
Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

See Andy Samberg Literally ‘Spell It Out’ in Lonely Island’s Letters-Only Rap Song

The Lonely Island have a deep bag of tricks, but this might be their most dazzling. On "Spell it Out" — the latest self-leak from…
Jordan Sargent / June 5, 2013

The Lonely Island and Robyn Mock Dance Crazes in Faux-Viral ‘Go Kindergarten’ Video

"So raise your glass / Then break the glass / Then stomp your bare feet on the glass," Swedish pop queen Robyn gamely sings on…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2013

Hear the Lonely Island Incorrectly Use the Semicolon in Rap About ‘Semicolon’ Use

If ever there was a lyric video that justified its own existence, it's "Semicolon," the new nerdy knee-slapper from the Lonely Island. With an assist…
Chris Martins / May 22, 2013

The Lonely Island Make It Rain ‘Diaper Money’ in ‘Wack’ Video

If you don't listen to much rap music and think most of it consists of self-serious boasting about wealth, and if you think the old-fashioned…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2013

Hear T-Pain Rescue the Lonely Island’s One-Note ‘I F—ked My Aunt’

T-Pain's cyborg cry, once an inescapable part of the pop landscape, has rarely sounded so refreshing. The Auto-Tune crooner guests on the latest track from…
Marc Hogan / May 15, 2013

Watch the Lonely Island’s Uproarious ‘Spring Break Anthem’

One of the beauties of hip-hop is that parody and references to other songs are already built into the form, but if you're looking for…
Marc Hogan / May 8, 2013

The Lonely Island Add Pharrell, Billie Joe Armstrong, Solange, and T-Pain to ‘Wack’ Lineup

Fake rappers (or "frappers" if you prefer) the Lonely Island have announced that their forthcoming third LP The Wack Album will feature a decidedly non-wack lineup…
Chris Martins / May 7, 2013

The Lonely Island Announce ‘Wack’ New Album

The Lonely Island, taking a cue from (or maybe a potshot at) Random Access Memories duo Daft Punk, teased their upcoming album by airing a 15-second commercial…
Kyle McGovern / May 6, 2013
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