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Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don’t need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate in the angry anxiety. If, however, you somehow need a break in between Yeezus sessions, or if you’re one of those weird and virtuous people who waits until it’s legal… More »

For the past month, fans have been getting peeks at the Lonely Island’s upcoming release, The Wack Album, through the group’s #WACKWEDNESDAYS campaign, beginning with “Spring Break Anthem” and most recently “Spell It Out.” The heavy Internet presence seems natural for the group, much of whose initial success went hand-in-hand with the rise of YouTube… More »

I’m not entirely sure this week’s pick for best video even qualifies as a music video; it certainly stretches the definition. But in its impeccable planning and its flawless execution, it captured imaginations over the weekend and dominated the conversation come Monday. It felt like an actual honest-to-god event, and how many of those do… More »

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The Lonely Island – “SEMICOLON” (Feat. Solange) Lyric Video

It is yet another #WACKWEDNESDAY for the Lonely Island and today they've released an attempted-grammar lesson called "SEMICOLON" featuring guest vocals from Solange. Utilizing the…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 22, 2013 - 2:06 pm

The Lonely Island – “Diaper Money” Video

On Saturday night, SNL bid goodbye to some of this past decade's most prime players via a bit of musical spoof -- Fred Armisen a…
Amrit Singh | May 20, 2013 - 9:26 am

The Lonely Island – “I Fucked My Aunt” (Feat. T-Pain)

The Lonely Island are now less than a month away from releasing album #3, The Wack Album, and last week, they kicked off their Wack…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2013 - 9:24 am

The Lonely Island – “Spring Break Anthem” Video (Feat. Zach Galifianakis & James Franco)

They're no longer SNL regulars, but the satirical fake-rap trio the Lonely Island is still making music, and next month they'll release The Wack Album,…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2013 - 9:18 am

Joanna Newsom & Andy Samberg Are Engaged

Everyone enjoy this moment, since we may never again get to see Joanna Newsom’s name on the Us Weekly website. According to that venerable institution,…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2013 - 4:24 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar On SNL & “YOLO” Digital Short

Here's yet another indication, if we really needed one, that Kendrick Lamar is a freshly minted star: This weekend, he made his debut as Saturday
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 9:39 am

Watch SNL’s 100th Digital Short

Last Saturday's Will Ferrell-hosted Saturday Night Live contained the 100th Digital Short, a celebratory musical number featuring Justin Bieber, Julian Casablancas, Justin Timberlake, Natalie Portman,…
Corban Goble | May 14, 2012 - 9:06 am

Watch The Lonely Island’s Emmy Medley

To hear our friends at Videogum tell it, this year's Emmy Awards were wack as fuck, something that should shock absolutely everyone who has never…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2011 - 5:03 pm

Kenyan Rapper Gets A Lonely Island Video

In February, AFAR Magazine invited The Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone to participate in Spin The Globe, a series that sends a writer to a random foreig…
Scott Lapatine | June 6, 2011 - 11:27 am

Watch SNL “3-Way (The Golden Rule)” Feat. Justin Timberlake & Lady Gaga

Andy Samberg and Justin Timberlake revived their funky fresh new jack swing duo on tonight's season finale of Saturday Night Live, which JT hosted for…
Scott Lapatine | May 22, 2011 - 12:54 am

Progress Report: The Lonely Island

Name: The Lonely Island Progress Report: America’s mightiest novelty band slip on a Turtleneck & Chain The genre known as "comedy music" i…
T. Cole Rachel | May 9, 2011 - 7:07 pm

The Lonely Island – “Jack Sparrow” (Feat. Michael Bolton)

Saturday Night Live gave the Lonely Island space for a Digital Short this weekend, to bring visuals to the Turtleneck & Chain cameo most begging…
Amrit Singh | May 9, 2011 - 10:37 am

The Lonely Island & Santigold – “After Party”

The Lonely Island’s “After Party” riffs on R. Kelly’s peerless “Ignition (Remix)” and features guest hooks from Santigold about jerking off, among other things. Like…
brandon | May 6, 2011 - 2:28 pm

The Lonely Island & Beck – “Attracted To Us”

We knew Beck was one of the many guests on the upcoming Lonely Island album Turtleneck And Chain. Now you can hear him on “Attracted…
jessica | May 3, 2011 - 2:22 pm

The Lonely Island – “Turtleneck And Chain” (Feat. Snoop Dogg)

The Lonely Island's next single from Turtleneck & Chain is the satirical rap troupe's second LP title track, roasting lifestyle attire and beverage choices while…
Amrit Singh | May 2, 2011 - 9:53 am

The Lonely Island – “We’re Back” Video & Turtleneck & Chain Info

The Lonely Island are back with (drumroll) "We're Back," the first taste of their forthcoming second album Turtleneck & Chain. The SNL trio's 2009 Incredibad
Scott Lapatine | April 2, 2011 - 9:36 am

M83 Working On “Very, Very, Very Epic” Album, Possibly Gets Ripped Off By The Lonely Island

In an interview with Pitchfork, M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez, newly relocated to L.A., said to expect his sixth album/followup to 2008's Saturdays=Youth to be "very,…
brandon | November 22, 2010 - 4:19 pm

Stereogum’s MacGruber Remix Contest

UPDATE: And the winner is... Ron Artest. Tyler Coffin. Congrats Tyler! Thanks everyone who participated. // We've already established that Kriste…
Scott Lapatine | May 21, 2010 - 2:33 pm