Posts tagged "Eddie Murphy"

The Strokes Saw Bowfinger To Calm Down Before Their First Gig

The Guardian interviewed guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. and producer Gordon Raphael for a new feature about the early days of the Strokes, and it includes some interesting tidbits. For instance: Hammond explains that before playing their first show, the band was so nervous that they decided to calm down by seeing the Eddie Murphy/Steve… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 24, 2015

Video Hangover: “Whatzupwitu”

Twice a week (starting today!) we dig up a music video so ill-conceived it's no wonder MTV stopped playing the damn thing. But hey, at least we learned something... "Whatzupwitu" Eddie Murphy (featuring Michael Jackson), 1993 THE CONCEPT Eddie and Michael mug, hug, and shadowbox awkwardly in front of a screensaver for three-plu… More »

By: Stereogum / January 15, 2007

And We Are Telling You About SNL

Along with rebellious meatballs, this weekend's Saturday Night Live featured The Shins, whose performance of "Phantom Limb" and a superdragged out "New Slang" didn't do anything to change our minds about their live abilities. But Jake Gyllenhaal doing his best Jennifer Hudson doing her best Jennifer Holiday on "And I Am Telling You"? That changed… More »

By: Stereogum / January 15, 2007