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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Along with the new album that nobody liked, DJ Khaled released an insane seven music videos this past week. All of them are showy and…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2019 - 11:53 am

The Anniversary

Incredibad Turns 10

Hip-hop wise, 2009 was a big year for the Bar Mitzvah dance floor. We were gifted Sean Kingston's "Fire Burning," 3OH!3's "DONTTRUSTME," and, of course,…
Jason Siegel | February 8, 2019 - 9:32 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 2:35 pm

More Akiva Schaffer stories

The Lonely Island Release Surprise Bash Brothers Album & Netflix Special

It's been more than 13 years since "Lazy Sunday," the SNL Digital Short that introduced the masses to the rap style of the Lonely Island…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2019 - 9:00 am

The Lonely Island Announce Rare Live Show This Weekend

The Lonely Island are headlining Comedy Central and Superfly's Clusterfest in San Francisco in June, and they're billing that performance as their first-ever concert. (Setlist.fm…
Peter Helman | May 23, 2018 - 3:50 pm

Seth Rogen, Lonely Island Hint At Movie About Music Fest That Goes “Horribly Wrong”

Amidst news of the debacle that was the Fyre Festival, a meant-to-be lavish music festival on a secluded Bahamian island catering to the ultra-rich that…
Patrick Shanley/THR | April 29, 2017 - 4:16 pm

Netflix Announces Michael Bolton Valentine’s Day Comedy Special With The Lonely Island, Fred Armisen, & More

Netflix has announced a new comedy special called Michael Bolton's Big Sexy Valentine's Day Special that will be released to the streaming service on 2/7.
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 1:55 pm

Watch The Lonely Island And Jimmy Fallon Play “I’m On A Boat” With Classroom Instruments

The Lonely Island have been in full promo mode for months for their film Popstar: Never Stop Popping, out in June. The comedy pop-hop trio…
Collin Robinson | May 17, 2016 - 10:34 am

Watch The Lonely Island’s Will Smith Medley At The MTV Movie Awards

Will Smith was honored with the lifetime achievement Generation Award at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards tonight. Before he took the stage, joke-rap trio the…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2016 - 10:25 pm

Watch The Lonely Island’s Popstar Trailer Feat. Joanna Newsom, DJ Khaled, Adam Levine’s Hologram, & More

The Lonely Island have been teasing their pop-star comedy for months, and as Pitchfork points out, today the eagerly awaited trailer has arrived. It does…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2016 - 11:29 am

The Lonely Island Launching Saturday Night Comedy Show On Fox

The Lonely Island first launched their careers via Saturday Night Live way back in 2005, and now the trio are going to have a Saturday…
Peter Helman | February 4, 2016 - 9:50 pm

Be An Extra In The Lonely Island Movie

The Lonely Island are working on a new boy band satire movie, their long-awaited follow-up to the underrated classic Hot Rod. Judd Apatow is producing,…
Peter Helman | June 15, 2015 - 8:00 pm

The Lonely Island Movie Is A Boy Band Reunion Satire

The Lonely Island already proved their legendary musical-comic genius via three albums and dozens of SNL Digital Shorts. Plus, all three guys were involved with…
Chris DeVille | May 14, 2015 - 4:09 pm

Watch Tegan And Sara And The Lonely Island Perform On The Oscars

Tegan And Sara and the Lonely Island took to the Academy Awards stage tonight for a deliriously fun performance of "Everything Is AWESOME!!!," the Oscar-nominated…
James Rettig | February 22, 2015 - 9:41 pm

Interview

Q&A: The Lonely Island On The Wack Album, The Hurdles Of Putting Together A Tour, And Stinkë Diqué

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…
Kelly Conaboy | June 6, 2013 - 10:34 am
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