T-Pain Joins The Lonely Island for Their First-Ever Live Performance

The comedy-music trio was also joined on stage by Chris Parnell and Michael Bolton.

The Lonely Island

Andy Samberg, Akiva Shaffer, T-Pain and Jorma Taccone of The Lonely Island perform on the Colossal Stage during Clusterfest at Civic Center Plaza and The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on June 1, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

The Lonely Island

Nearly two decades after they started making music together, The Lonely Island delivered their first-ever live performance this weekend during the second annual Clusterfest. And, of course, the comedy-music trio made sure to go all out.

The concert went down Friday night at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, where Lonely Island members Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, performed their greatest hits, such as “3 Way (The Golden Rule),” “Jizz in My Pants,” and “Dick in a Box.”

The trio was also joined on stage by a number of the previous collaborators: Comedian Chris Parnell lent his rap skills to “Lazy Sunday”; Michael Bolton came out for “Incredible Thoughts” and “Jack Sparrow”; and T-Pain assisted on the group’s most recognizable record, “I’m on a Boat.”

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As the San Francisco Chronicle points out, it was initially unclear if the Florida rapper would take the Clusterfest stage, as he had bailed on her previously scheduled 5:30 performance. T-Pain addressed his decision in a now-deleted Instagram post, claiming the crowd size was simply too small for a proper set.

“They trying to force me to get on stage right now, and I know a lot of people came to see me and shit, but I told them, ‘Let’s wait for some people …’ because this the crowd right now,” he said in the video, right before he showed the empty seats.  “They want me to do a full fucking set for these seven people.”

T-Pain went on to say that event organizers were trying to reschedule his concert for later in the evening, which they successfully did.

“They said after all the shootings and tragedies, they want to make security a lil more tight so it’s taking a long time for people to even get into the festival. And I understand, which is why I’m not complaining,” he said. “But obviously, don’t put T-Pain in front of seven people.”

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