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A new art installation will play Toto’s ‘Africa’ in the desert for “all eternity”

A new art installation will play Toto's 'Africa' on a never-ending loop in the continent that initially inspired the iconic song. The project is the brainchild of Namibian artist Max Siedentopf, who has constructed seven white plinths in the Namib desert. On top of the tallest plinth sits an MP3 player, which holds just one song. It's surrounded by six speakers...

“Put him away for war crimes”: Pitbull’s cover of Toto’s ‘Africa’ isn’t going down too well

Pitbull has covered Toto's seminal hit 'Africa' for the Aquaman soundtrack - and it's fair to say that it isn't going down too well. The track is titled 'Ocean to Ocean' and sees Pitbull duetting with Rhea. Although the verses aren't the same (read: Pitbull bizarrely tries to rhyme "The Great Gatsby" with "Banksy"), it features an unexpected EDM take...

Watch Weird Al Yankovic fill in for Rivers Cuomo in Weezer’s wacky video for ‘Africa’

Weird Al Yankovic / Rivers Cuomo
Weezer have shared the video for their cover of Toto's 'Africa' - with comedian musician Weird Al Yankovic filling in for frontman Rivers Cuomo in the humorous performance clip. The rock band's cover of the classic 1982 pop song came about earlier this year following a fan campaign, which culminated with Weezer's cover of 'Africa' being met with Toto taking...

Toto respond to a Bristol club’s plan to play their hit ‘Africa’ for five hours: ‘WTF is going on with this tune?’

Toto has responded to plans by a Bristol music venue to play their monster 1981 hit 'Africa' on loop all night, describing the plans as 'worse than waterboarding'. The classic rock track will be played back-to-back from 11pm - 4am at The Exchange in Bristol on November 30. Steve Lukather, founding member of Toto, shared his opinions on Michael Savage's fundraiser...

Toto have finally shared a studio version of their cover of Weezer’s ‘Hash Pipe’

Toto studio version hash pipe
Toto have shared a studio recorded version of their cover of Weezer's 'Hash Pipe' after performing it at a gig in Vancouver earlier this month. A fan-driven campaign back in May got Weezer to cover the Toto's classic number one hit ‘Africa’, and the iconic band returned the favour by covering one of Weezer's biggest tracks. Asked why they decided to...

To return the favour, here’s Toto covering ‘Hash Pipe’ by Weezer

Toto have returned a favour to Weezer by performing a cover of their classic single 'Hash Pipe'. Check it out below. A fan-driven campaign that got Weezer to cover the classic rock band's number one hit 'Africa' in May, saw Toto respond by agreeing with one of Weezer's most celebrated songs. With an official recording and release coming soon, now the...