Sounds like: Julian Casablancas, Future Islands, !!! Song: Har Mar Superstar - Youth Without Love What's so good? "Youth Without Love" was but a lonely Julian Casablancas demo that was just "sitting around" when Sean Tillmann, aka. Har...Show More Summary
Yeah, they hit that. Want to hear the deets? Some swaggering cartoon pandas sing a slightly more animalistic version of Lonely Island's viral blockbuster "I Just Had Sex" in a new campaign about endangered wildlife. Those bears aren't looking for back slaps just because they got lucky, though. Show More Summary
Your summer movie guide: 'Captain America,' 'Ghostbusters,' 'Money Monster' and all the other films you should see April 23 2016, 4:04 PM Summer is just around the corner and with it comes some of the most anticipated movies of the year. The comic book adventures promise to be bigger, bolder and...
Writing their movie, "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping," the members of the Lonely Island comedy trio — Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone — aimed to create a celebrity musician who'd embody the current over-sharing, entourage-loving, humble-bragging state of pop culture. Problem...
The 2016 MTV Movie Awards aired on Sunday, featuring a tribute to Will Smith, who took home the prestigious (for MTV, anyway) Generation Award. Before Smith collected his golden popcorn statuette from presenters Halle Berry and Queen...Show More Summary
Because poor NYers still live longer than other poor Americans, check out today's mid-day links: DeRay Mckesson mayoral run, 5 Guys break in, dental surgery nightmare, Lonely Island love Will Smith, Trump charity, and dog painter. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary
Last night, MTV hosted its annual Movie Awards, which saw Will Smith taking home this year's Generation Award. To honor his legacy, the Lonely Island—the comedy trio of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone—did a tribute medley...Show More Summary
The Lonely Island aren’t known for their cover songs, but they made an exception this weekend to honor the musical career of a musician whose influence directly led to their success: Will Smith. Smith received MTV’s lifetime achievement-esque “Generation” award at the MTV Movie Awards Sunday night. He was awarded, one would assume, for making some of the […]
As previously documented, there will plenty of memorable moments at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. But Andy Samberg and his two good friends who comprise comedy troupe The Lonely Island were responsible for what had to have been the best...Show More Summary
Will Smith received the generation award during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards Sunday night and was honored with a musical tribute by The Lonely Island. The trio — consisting of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer — dressed in...Show More Summary
Will Smith won the Generation Award
Last night brought the MTV Movie Awards to the televisions of teenagers and people with nothing better to do on a Sunday night. Other than the reveal of a new clip from Captain America: Civil War, an outstanding new trailer for Suicide...Show More Summary
Now, this is a story all about how The MTV Awards got flipped-turned upside down And I'd like to take a minute Just sit right there I'll tell you how the Lonely Island did a tribute to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air:It was part of a tribute to Will Smith, who... More »
Will Smith was honored with the lifetime achievement Generation Award at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards tonight. Before he took the stage, joke-rap trio the Lonely Island paid tribute to the rapper/actor by performing a medley of his hits including “Parents Just Don’t Understand,” the Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air theme song, and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit […]
Now, this is a story all about how Will Smith got honored at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. On Sunday night, Smith's decades-long career was honored with MTV's illustrious Generation Award. SEE ALSO: 'Straight Outta Compton' cast jokeShow More Summary
The Lonely Island honored Will Smith as the 2016 recipient of the MTV Movie Awards' Generation Award with a charming, surprisingly straight tribute to the performer's legendary music career. Fittingly clad in Fresh Prince-esque attire — garish, neon shirts and overalls with a single dangling strap — the comedy trio of...
Will Smith may have received the Generation Award at the MTV Movie Awards, but The Lonely Island definitely stole the show with their epic tribute to the actor. Dressed in overalls and printed shirts, the hilarious group transported us back to the '90s when they "got jiggy wit it" on the stage. Show More Summary
The guys from The Lonely Island – fronted by Andy Samberg – perform a tribute to Will Smith during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, which aired on Sunday (April 10). Will received the Generation Award during the show, and the guys performed a special musical tribute to him! Also on hand to honor will were [...]
In honor of the Fresh Prince, who received the Generation Award.
First, they were there to promote their upcoming movie, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.