The Lonely Island came together at Sonos Studio, recently, offering an intimate Q&A for local Hollywood fans of the SNL/YouTube comedy group. In preparation of “The Whack Album,” Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer and Andy Samberg have been releasing one song every Wednesday, known to their fans as #WhackWednesdays. Pictured (l-r): Taccone, Shaffer, Samberg and Q&A moderator Ben Lyons.
The group’s third studio effort on Republic Records includes new songs featuring Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, Robyn, Adam Levine, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Too $hort, Pharrell Williams, T-Pain, Billie Joe Armstrong and Solange. The trio currently boasts 1.24 billion overall views on their YouTube Channel and kicked of “Wack Wednesdays” last month. Below is one of those releases, the lyric video to “Semiclon (feat. Solange).”
Pictured below is Asa Taccone, aka DJ Electric Guest, who was in charge of tune choice before and after the “The Whack Album.”