Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Africa’ Cover, Which Parodies Their Own ‘Undone (The Sweater Song)’ and Stars ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

Watch Weezer’s Video for Their ‘Africa’ Cover, Which Parodies Their Own ‘Undone (The Sweater Song)’ and Stars ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

OK, so, pay attention. This is complicated. Weezer premiered a new video on Monday for their cover of Toto‘s ’80s hit “Africa’ — the band‘s first single to land in the Top 100 in a decade. The song already prompted Toto to record a response cover of their own (“Hash Pipe”), and this whole thing […]

Stream Toto’s Cover of Weezer’s 2001 Hit ‘Hash Pipe’

Stream Toto’s Cover of Weezer’s 2001 Hit ‘Hash Pipe’

The cross-generational back-and-forth between Weezer and Toto over the past few weeks has been a lot of fun. First, Weezer appeased the internet’s demands by covering Toto’s classic hit “Africa” — and “Rosanna,” too — much to the delight of everybody, including Steve Lukather. Things ramped up when Toto tried their hand at “Hash Pipe,” […]

‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years

In the opening line of the song Africa by Toto, David Paich sings: “I hear the drums echoing tonight…” Those drums are still echoing loud and clear on this month’s 30th anniversary of Africa reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The 1983 worldwide hit was written by Toto keyboardist David Paich, along with drummer Jeff Porcaro, who died […]