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Weezer Share Video for Cover of Toto’s “Africa” Starring “Weird Al” Yankovic

Video Recreates Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song" Video, With Yankovic as Rivers Cuomo

Sep 24, 2018

The Weezer covering Toto's "Africa" thing has gotten even sillier. Now Weezer has shared a video for their cover that stars "Weird Al" Yankovic, the greatest music parody artist of the 1980s (and perhaps any decade), as Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo in a recreation of Weezer's 1994 video for "Undone - The Sweater Song."  More

Toto Release the Studio Version of Their Cover of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

In Response to Weezer Covering Toto’s “Africa” and “Rosanna”

Aug 10, 2018

Back in May a teenaged Weezer fan named Mary convinced the band to cover Toto's 1982 hit "Africa" via a jokey Twitter account fittingly named "weezer cover africa by toto." Toto had previously announced their intentions to cover Weezer's "Hash Pipe" and now that cover is also out. More

May 29, 2018

A teenaged Weezer fan named Mary has been trying to get the band to cover Toto's 1982 hit "Africa" via a jokey Twitter account fittingly named "weezer cover africa by toto." After several months of this, the band finally responded last week by covering Toto's "Rosanna" instead, a song also featured on their Toto IV album (it's the opening track, "Africa" is the closing track).  More

May 24, 2018

A teenaged Weezer fan named Mary has been trying to get the band to cover Toto's 1982 hit "Africa" via a jokey Twitter account fittingly named "weezer cover africa by toto." After several months of this, the band has responded by covering Toto's... "Rosanna." More