• Weezer Covers Toto's “Africa” & Makes a Young Fan's Dream Come True: The Latest, Greatest Cover of the 1983 Song

    5 monthes ago - By Open Culture

    Last month, rock band Weezer performed a remarkable bit of fan service: taking a request from a fan's Twitter and granting it. A user called, appropriately, "Weezer Cover Africa by Toto," has been badgering the band since December of 2017 to do just that. The person behind the account is 15-year-old Mary from Ohio, who is both a serious fan of Weezer and of “Africa,” which she first heard on an episode of “Stranger Things.”
    Though the band decided to help Mary out, they had a little bit of fun first, trolling her and covering “ Rosanna ,” Toto's bigger hit (it won Record of the Year at the...
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