Film: Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping Directed by: Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone Starring: Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer From the makers of heralded comedic masterpieces such as “Dick in a Box” and “Motherlover” comes a 21st century satire on the extravagance and vapidness of modern pop idols. Sounds like a pretty good tagline, right? […]
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Per Variety, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone are developing an as-yet-untitled movie. The film is being produced by Judd Apatow and developed by Universal Pictures. This news means two things: brand new songs and boatloads of cameos. Shaffer and Taccone will co-direct, and Samberg will undoubtedly star, with the production being overseen by Universal’s […]
Sometimes you just need a peppy, positive song to get you through the afternoon. If you haven’t found yours yet today, let me direct your attention to “Everything Is AWESOME!!!” The collaboration between indie pop duo Tegan and Sara and goofball rappers The Lonely Island, which you can listen to right here, is so full […]
Artist: The Lonely Island Album: The Wack Album Genre: Joke Rap Label: Universal Republic Records The Lonely Island have never been a group that shies away from challenges, like convincing Michael Bolton to dress up as Captain Jack Sparrow or making a hit song about jizzing in one’s pants. But with The Wack Album, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, […]
The Lonely Island performed their latest single “Semicolon” on Jimmy Kimmel Live with Alanis Morissette. Dressed as typical nerds from an 80s teen movie, the men of Lonely Island and Alanis Morissette gave fans a grammar lesson, but not without a cascade of pop culture references from Urkel to Alf. After Alanis was done acting […]
Consistently outdoing themselves with every track, The Lonely Island have decided to end their promotional #WackWednesdays music video series with a bang. “Spell It Out” serves as a great joke in and of itself while serving as a parody of the all-too-common tradition of rappers spelling out their own names in their songs. But instead […]
In promotion for their new album entitled, The Wack Album, The Lonely Island have been releasing new music every Wednesday calling it, you guessed it, “Wack Wednesdays.” The next addition to their catalog is the track, “Go Kindergarten,” which features pop female vocalist, Robyn. While neither The Lonely Island nor Robyn actually appear in this video, […]
More than a year has passed since Drake and the Young Money crew brought the phrase “YOLO” to the tongues and inebriated texts of people around the world. For better or worse, it seems everyone has something to appreciate about the idea “you only live once,” even if it’s nothing more than the courage to do something […]
The new music video from The Lonely Island has just hit the net, called “We’ll Kill U,” off of Turtleneck & Chain. It’s a fairly humorous video featuring the guys doing what they do best, making average songs into music video sensations. Watch and let the UTG staff know if you thought it was funny […]
On the season finale of SNL, Host, Justin Timberlake, and musical guest, Lady Gaga, paired up with Andy Samberg from The Lonely Island for a skit. The musical artists sang a song called “3-Way (The Golden Rule)” and you can hear it below.
Watch The Lonely Island‘s music video for “Shy Ronnie 2: Ronnie & Clyde” featuring Rihanna right here. This song is off of the group’s latest album Turtleneck & Chain.
The Lonely Island have recruited your mom (or maybe your grandmother)’s favorite singer for their latest video single. Look below and check out the Michel Bolton assisted “Jack Sparrow.” Turtleneck And Chain hits stores this week.