Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Tenacious D Throw Big Punches and Big Riffs on Cover of Britney Spears Track ‘…Baby One More Time’

The comedy metal legends recorded the track for Kung Fu Panda 4 and got Awkwafina, Bryan Cranston, and even Dustin Hoffman for the video

Jack Black and Kyle Gass took over the Kung Fu Panda 4 premiere to film an impromptu music video for Tenacious D’s cover of — wait for it — Britney Spears’ classic, “…Baby One More Time.”

In the clip, Black and Gass strut around the red carpet, doing dance moves and jump-kicking while belting along to the D’s hard rock take on the 1998 pop smash. Black also ropes in a bunch of his Kung Fu Panda 4 castmates, dancing with Awkwafina, karate-chopping Bryan Cranston, and taking a punch from Ke Huy Quan. 

Dustin Hoffman even makes a cameo, though Black respectfully lets the storied actor off with just a hug. Actually, we take that back: If 95-year-old James Hong can pretend to stab Black in the head for the bit, Hoffman could at least put a little more effort into what’ll probably be his one and only Tenacious D music video credit (the highlight of anyone’s career, naturally). 


While the red carpet video features a truncated version of Tenacious D’s cover of “…Baby One More Time,” a full version appears on the Kung Fu Panda 4 soundtrack, out today, March 8 (alongside the movie itself). 

Tenacious D haven’t released an album since 2018’s Post-Apocalypto, but they’ve stayed busy in recent years with a steady stream of loose singles. They’ve covered “Time Warp” from Rocky Horror, the Beatles’ “You Never Give Me Your Money” and “The End,” a medley of Who songs, and — most recently — Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game.” They’ve also shared a handful of original tunes, like last year’s “Video Games” and 2020’s “5 Needs.” 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


“I love u so much and I’ll make it up to you and be back better than ever very soon,” the artist writes on...


Matty Healy is rumored to be one of the tortured poets on Taylor Swift‘s new album, but he doesn’t seem to be affected by...


Kim Petras has revealed that she is “going through some health issues” and has cancelled her summer 2024 festival shows. The pop singer took...


The late rapper gets a verse on a song tentatively titled “Let Me Chill Out,” which also features Rich the Kid and NBA Youngboy,...