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Watch U2 Play Jimmy Fallon’s First Tonight Show

Last night was the night Jimmy Fallon finally wrested control of The Tonight Show from Jay Leno’s fierce, demonic clutches. And Fallon’s first musical guest on the show was a big one: U2, there to hype up their forthcoming as-yet-untitled album. The band played two songs, and they did both in notable fashion. For their… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 18, 2014 - 8:51 am

Win Signed 30 Rock Stuff, Hear Two New Songs From The Soundtrack

30 Rock is usually Videogum’s beat, except when someone like RAC (whom we know well) remixes Tracy Morgan and Donald Glover’s “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah.” Which is what happened, and what we have here. The track comes as a bonus commemoration of the show’s official soundtrack, a two-disc release featuring the show’s supplemental score along with… More »

By: Stereogum / November 18, 2010 - 11:12 am

Simon Replaces Garfunkel With Tracy Morgan, Preps His “Best Since Graceland

The trio appeared together on yesterday’s Night of Too Many Stars benefit on Comedy Central to help raise funds for autism research. This skit about Morgan and Rock’s attempt to sing “Scarborough Fair” is overly long and fairly flat, but it may be your only chance to see Paul Simon do his Snoop Dogg impression. More »

By: brandon / October 22, 2010 - 2:37 pm

Grizzly Bear Soundtrack Volkswagon “Punchdub” Super Bowl Ad

Yep, that was “Two Weeks” you heard during the ad where Stevie Wonder hard-knock punched Tracy Morgan, Slug Bug style. But who were the old dudes covering the CSI theme at halftime? Check the Grizz and Arcade Fire spots ads at Videogum. More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 8, 2010 - 9:35 am

Julian Casablancas Covers “I Wish It Was Christmas Today”

A big part of what made Saturday Night Live’s recurring yuletide classic “I Wish It Was Christmas Today” so perfect were the sight gags: Tracy Morgan’s dead-eyed dance, Chris Kattan’s head shake, even Jimmy Fallon’s inability to keep a straight face through triggering the Casio presets. Horatio Sanz’s blissfully silly vocal was just the ornament. More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 4, 2009 - 4:47 pm

New Scoopy Giles Video – “Dumplin’ Butt”

Scoopy Giles (Tracy Morgan) is the uncredited co-founder of Def Jam, and you’ll hear more from him at VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 10/13. In the meantime, enjoy the rap pioneer’s old-school video and interview with Nancy Grace. RIYL “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah.”… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 29, 2009 - 4:52 pm

Barack Obama Is Barack Obama-sistible!

Detroit Octane, aka writer, actor, and Adult Swim-er Jon Glaser and friends, have penned a ridiculously catchy (and just ridiculous) campaign tune for Barack Obama (he’s the new black). It’s set to Robert Palmer’s “Simply Irresistible.” We’d say Jon Glaser For President, but this whole thing is about electing somebody else for president. So instead… More »

By: brandon / March 19, 2008 - 12:33 pm

Werewolf Bar Mitzvah

Gotta love Tracy Morgan, right? Well, even if you haven’t in his SNL past — which we find hard to believe — dude nails it with this seemingly unending, “sweaty,” riffing Halloween and Judaism tune, which started out as an aside on 30 Rock regarding a video he’d done for a song, “Werewolf Bar Mitzvah.”… More »

By: Stereogum / October 31, 2007 - 10:21 am