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A comedic trio best known for a series of "digital shorts" aired on Saturday Night Live, the Lonely Island feature three of the show's writers, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone. Samberg, who would also end up an SNL cast member, originally met Schaffer and Taccone in Berkeley, California while attending junior high school. After graduating high school, the three went their separate ways. They reunited in 2001, formed the Lonely Island, and created sitcoms and sketch shows in hopes of landing a network deal. It didn't happen, but when they partnered with the Internet site Channel 101, their popularity took off. A faux hip-hop project called Incredibad followed, then the Fox network commissioned a sketch show called Awesometown from the crew, but it never made it past the pilot. After being hired by SNL, a 2005 digital short they created called Lazy Sunday became an online phenomenon. Featuring Samberg and fellow cast member Chris Parnell, Lazy Sunday would spawn the phrase "Mr. Pibb and Red Vines = Crazy Delicious" and be followed a year later by the equally popular short Dick in a Box starring Justin Timberlake. That same year they made a moderately successful jump to the big screen with the film Hot Rod. The year 2008 saw them take on the Euro-dance sound with a new short, Jizz in My Pants. The track was made available as a digital download in order to promote the group's full-length debut. Once again titled Incredibad, the album was scheduled for an early 2009 release and featured guest stars like Timberlake, Norah Jones, and T-Pain. Timberlake would return for their sophomore release, Turtleneck & Chain. Beck, Snoop Dogg, and Rihanna would also land on the 2011 album, along with the power ballad king, Michael Bolton. Their next effort, The Wack Album, which featured guest spots from Too $hort, Kendrick Lamar, and Lady Gaga, arrived in 2013. ~ David Jeffries
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Stations Featuring
The Lonely Island

    Hot Summer Hits

    Hot Summer Hits
    1 song

    Comedy Classics

    Comedy Classics
    19 songs

Albums by
The Lonely Island

Top Songs by
The Lonely Island

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   I'm on a Boat
  3.   Lazy Sunday
  4.   Natalie's Rap
  5.   J**z In My Pants
  6.   D**k In A Box by Justin Timberlake
  7.   Motherlover
  8.   We Like Sportz
  9.   YOLO
  10.   Like A Boss
  11.   Santana DVX
  12.   Shrooms
  13.   Boombox
  14.   The Creep
  15.   Dreamgirl
  16.   Sax Man
  17.   Ras Trent
  18.   Space Olympics
  19.   Punch You In The Jeans
  20.   Who Said We're Wack?
  21.   Incredibad
  22.   The Old Saloon
  23.   Normal Guy
  24.   3-Way (The Golden Rule)
  25.   Hugs
  26.   Attracted to Us
  27.   I Just Had Sex
  28.   D*** in a Box by Justin Timberlake
  29.   Jack Sparrow
  30.   Threw It on the Ground
  31.   Iran So Far featuring Chris Parnell
  32.   Turtleneck & Chain
  33.   We Like Sportz
  34.   Spring Break Anthem
  35.   No Homo
  36.   I F****d My Aunt
  37.   Lazy Sunday
  38.   Shy Ronnie, Pt. 2: Ronnie & Clyde
  39.   Semicolon
  40.   Rocky
  41.   Spell It Out
  42.   Go Kindergarten
  43.   Just 2 Guyz
  44.   Bing Bong Brothers
  45.   We'll Kill U
  46.   Diaper Money
  47.   I Don't Give a Honk
  48.   Sax Man
  49.   I Run NY
  50.   Natalie's Rap
  51.   Japan
  52.   Perfect Saturday
  53.   Reba (Two Worlds Collide) by Kenan Thompson
  54.   Mama
  55.   Natalie's Rap by Natalie Portman
  56.   I'm a Hustler (Song?)
  57.   Where Brooklyn At? (Interlude)
  58.   Dramatic Intro
  59.   Falcor Vs. Atreyu
  60.   We're Back!
  61.   Trouble on Dookie Island
  62.   My Mic
  63.   Great Day
  64.   After Party
  65.   Dick in a Box
  66.   Falcor vs. Atreyu - Classy Skit #1
  67.   Watch Me Do Me - Classy Skit #2
  68.   Watch me Do Me
  69.   You've Got the Look
  70.   Meet the Crew
  71.   We Are a Crowd
  72.   The Compliments by Too $hort
  73.   We Need Love
  74.   100th Digital Short

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