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"Worst Sound Installation Ever" to Play Toto's "Africa" for All Eternity

Artist Max Siedentopf has set up some battery-powered speakers in the Namib Desert. "Africa" will play on loop until the installation is consumed by the sands of time.
Alex Robert Ross
a day ago
New music

With "Zombie Bastards," Weezer Finally Confirm 'Black Album' Details

The long-rumored, Dave Sitek-produced record is out on March 1.
Alex Robert Ross
11.21.18
New music

Weezer Share "Can't Knock The Hustle," the First Song from 'The Black Album'

Pete Wentz stars in the video; Dave Sitek produced the song; Rivers Cuomo sings, "Step to me / Bitch."
Alex Robert Ross
10.12.18
music videos

"Weird Al" Is Rivers Cuomo in Weezer's Very Familiar Video for "Africa"

With the shot-for-shot "Sweater Song" remake, the meme has begun to consume its own delicious tail.
Alex Robert Ross
9.25.18
Noisey News

Weezer Are Putting Their “Africa” Cover on Vinyl! But It’s Already Sold Out

It'll be released through Urban Outfitters, because where else would you release a piece of meme-vinyl?
Shaad D’Souza
7.2.18
Noisey News

Weezer Continue to Bless the Rains, Perform "Africa" on 'Kimmel'

Toto keyboardist Steve Porcaro joined the band on stage to crush a keyboard solo.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Weezer Got Their First Hot 100 Hit in Nearly a Decade with Toto's "Africa"

The #weezercoverafrica movement benefited both Rivers Cuomo and the planet at large.
Phil Witmer
6.13.18
Noisey News

Weezer Finally Covered "Africa" and the Rains Are Truly Blessed

After weeks of pleading with Rivers Cuomo and company to cover this Toto song, our prayers have been answered.
Dan Ozzi
5.29.18
Noisey News

Weezer Covered a Toto Song That Isn’t “Africa” and Honestly, What the Fuck?

They are trolling us at this point, and we demand justice.
Dan Ozzi
5.24.18
Interviews

Meet the Hero Teen Determined to Convince Weezer to Cover Toto’s “Africa”

There's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do to stop her from getting Weezer to cover this song.
Luke O'Neil
12.8.17
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 13 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New albums from Ty Dolla $ign, Angelica Rockne, and Slaughter Beach, Dog top this weeks list.
Noisey Staff
10.29.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

OK Bitches, It's Weezer and It's Weezy

Is this the greatest musical collaboration ever forged? Probably!
Kyle Kramer
9.7.17
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