Weezer – “Africa” Video (Feat. “Weird Al” Yankovic)

After an online campaign asking Weezer to cover Toto's '80s mega-hit "Africa" went viral, the band obliged, resulting in their biggest hit in years. Weezer's…
Chris DeVille | September 24, 2018 - 11:35 am

Here’s Toto’s Studio Cover Of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

Before we thank Mary, let’s start by thanking Stranger Things. The Ohio teen first heard Toto’s 1982 iconic, excellently cheesy hit "Africa" when it played…
Gil Green | August 10, 2018 - 12:00 am

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic Join Weezer On “Africa” In LA

The Weezer-doing-"Africa" saga continues! Back in May, after a viral campaign (and after covering another Toto song), Weezer caved and released their version of "Africa,"
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2018 - 9:57 am

Watch Toto Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

In recent months, Weezer have gotten a whole lot of mileage out of covering early-'80s cheese-rock kings Toto. They started out by covering Toto's "Rosanna,"
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2018 - 9:32 am

Toto Will Cover Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

After a successful grassroots campaign from a teenage girl in Ohio, Weezer finally covered Toto's massive 1982 hit "Africa." First, they covered another Toto song,…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2018 - 8:11 pm

Now Toto May Cover Weezer

One of the great successful grassroots campaigns in recent music history involved a teenage girl from Ohio lobbying to get Weezer to cover Toto's 1983…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Weezer’s Best Song, “Africa,” Is Coming To Vinyl Only At Urban Outfitters

You know the story, but if you don't, here's a refresher: A teenage Weezer fan named Mary based in Ohio ran a viral campaign in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 29, 2018 - 4:23 pm

Watch Weezer Cover “Africa” With Toto’s Steve Porcaro On Jimmy Kimmel

Last month, after a long viral campaign from one fan in Ohio, Weezer finally caved and released their cover of Toto's shimmering, nonsensical 1983 cheese-pop…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2018 - 8:52 am

Weezer – “Africa” (Toto Cover)

For the past few months, one particular Weezer fan, an Ohio teenager named Mary, has been running a viral campaign attempting to convince Weezer to…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2018 - 8:38 am

Toto Agree CBS Was Dumb To Soundtrack Mandela Memorial With “Africa”

Toto's 1983 hit "Africa" is a prime example of glorious period-specific soft-rock cheese, a song that can fuck up your whole afternoon if you hear…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 8:55 am

Low Cover Toto

Low's Mimi Parker-sung cover of Toto's 1982 hit "Africa" for A.V. Undercover is more successful than what Titus Andronicus -- NJ bless 'em -- did…
Brandon Stosuy | May 10, 2011 - 5:19 pm
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