Last week, we reported that long-running indie rock outfit Weezer had finally broken their silence surrounding a viral social media campaign from a teenage fan with a simple mission. That mission was to get Weezer to cover oft-memed ’80s anthem “Africa” by Toto.
Here’s the thing, Weezer did finally respond with at Toto cover, but instead of giving fans exactly what they wanted, the band cleverly trolled their faithful by covering “Rosanna” instead. Sure, it was a dank meme, but it felt a little…I dunno…mean?
Then, finally, after letting us all collectively stew over our three-day weekend, Weezer finally delivered the goods. That’s right y’all, get ready to hear drums echo in the night, because the “Africa” cover is here.
Tune in to Ben, Dana and Giselle tomorrow starting at 6 a.m. to celebrate this wonderful song with Go 96.3!
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