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

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