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Artist of the Week: The Lonely Island

Week 27 of 2013

The Lonely Island

offers their newest studio creation with "". Repeating the same formula used in the previous efforts by mixing music, comedy and heavyweight guests, the troupe went all the way to the top 10 on Billboard Hot 200.

, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone give element of surprise by enlisting new collaborators like , , and 's . , , and are also tapped help them deliver their goofy songs.

"YOLO" which features and Lamar becomes the highest-charting single from the album so far. Containing the sarcastic lyrics of "You Only Live Once" phrase, it climbed to No. 60 on Hot 100 since being debuted on "" last January.

For a second single, they dropped "Spring Break Anthem". The music video stars "" actor , "" star and "" funnyman to make up the absent of A-list guests on the track.

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THE LONELY ISLAND BIO

Friends since childhood, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone and Andy Samberg coined their name in the industry from the cramped west coast apartment they shared as comic start-ups. "The three of us have been friends forever," said Samberg. "Since junior high and high school, and then we all eventually moved in together, starting out, basically, doing joke music. Our first projects were always about mixing music with comedy." » more

 
 
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