Lonely Island

15 Hip-Hop Sketches On Saturday Night Live
In the annals of pop culture, NBC's Saturday Night Live has enjoyed one of the longest and most celebrated runs on network television in history. The long-running comedy sketch show started in 1975 roughly two years after hip-hop started peculating in the New York City underground across the fi…
The Lonely Island Debuts In Top 20 On Billboard Charts
This week found hip-hop notably absent from the top 50 spots on the Billboard 200. Although chart mainstays Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis continue to hold steady in the upper echelon of the charts, the only new album to make a splash came from Lonely Island, who's thir…
The Lonely Island “Spell It Out” In New Video
Last week, XXL caught up with comedy troupe/hip-hop trio The Lonely Island for a roundtable interview about their forthcoming LP, The Wack Album, which boasts appearances from new and old rap icons like Kendrick Lamar and Too $hort. In the interview, the guys talked about their marketing strategy fo…
22 Celebrities Who Have Tried Rapping
It's become pretty well established that most rappers will attempt to act at some point in their careers—XXL even recently ran a list naming 22 MCs who actually have acting chops. But what about the opposite: celebrities picking up the mic...