Tay Zonday

“Chocolate Rain” Came Out 10 Years Ago

Remember Tay Zonday? Remember "Chocolate Rain"? He who moves away from the mic to breathe in and his deep-voiced viral hit first took YouTube by…
Peter Helman | April 23, 2017 - 11:31 am

Behind The Scenes Of “Pork And Beans”

You thought it was when Tay Zonday covered the song with Weezer, but it is this, dear friends, that marks the logical conclusion of the…
Amrit Singh | June 6, 2008 - 12:44 pm

Weezer Release Japanese Bonus Track, Interview With Tay Zonday, Details On Hootenanny Tour

For the Japanese version of Red, Rivers puts his heart into a cover of Korean-born j- and k-pop star BoA's "????," or "Meri Kuri." It's…
Brandon Stosuy | June 5, 2008 - 9:42 am

Tay Zonday Covers Weezer. With Weezer.

Didn't we already exhaust Tay's 15MB of fame? No. We did not. Because Rivers discovered YouTube, and then hired YouTube's Most Viewed alum for Weezer's…
Amrit Singh | June 3, 2008 - 10:50 am

New Weezer Video – “Pork And Beans”

Red has been leaking bit by bit -- three songs here, four songs there -- and so far we're all a little less than enthused.
Brandon Stosuy | May 23, 2008 - 7:59 am

Tay Zonday Covers “Smile” On The Lily Allen And Friends Premiere

The next chapter in Lily Allen's turbulent time in the public eye got its premiere broadcast Monday night on BBC 3. Early reports from the…
Amrit Singh | February 13, 2008 - 3:18 pm

Tay Zonday For Cherry Chocolate Dr. Pepper

The rise, the late night TV performance, the cover by an international act, the hipster concert bill. Now, at the stroke of 14:57, the Cadbury…
Stereogum | November 29, 2007 - 9:52 am

Tay Zonday/Dan Deacon/Girl Talk @ First Ave, Minneapolis 10/9/07

Difficult to do anything aside from IM and email about here on what feels like Christmas morning, and it makes us feel dirty to post…
Stereogum | October 10, 2007 - 12:07 pm

Girl Talk Talks Tay Zonday

All it takes these days is telling a newscaster that you like turtles, and a few clicks later, your internet ubiquity has been cemented: Welcome…
Stereogum | August 14, 2007 - 7:34 pm

Green Day Play Springfield, “Chocolate Rain”

Anecdotal evidence and box office stats indicate that there are two or three of you that have yet to see The Simpsons Movie, but this…
Stereogum | August 13, 2007 - 2:30 pm

Tay Zonday Live On Kimmel

Well? Is he faking, or isn't he? 4 million YouTube views later, you thought you had it sussed out (or, more likely, stopped caring). So…
Stereogum | August 9, 2007 - 3:42 pm

Tay Zonday, Do You Do Covers? Of Breakup Letters?

Today's B3ta Newsletter mentioned "Chocolate Rain" by way of flogging a parody version. Fearing that we'd missed something so awesome it had already spawned parodies,…
Stereogum | July 13, 2007 - 1:17 pm