Weird Al Yankovic is a man that needs know introduction. Proving he's no novelty, the skilled humorist and music god has outlasted most...

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Weird Al Yankovic, who has been recording musical parodies of hit songs for 30 years, confirms that he is working on new material for his latest release.

The master of the musical and video spoof was strolling into a building in New York and told TMZ that, "I'm working on the new album right now."

With more than 150 songs and three Grammys, it's the definition of irony - but nonetheless well-deserved - that Al's career has outlasted many artists he's parodied.

Case in point? When Weird Al put his EPIC rapping and lyrical skills on display for 2009's "White & Nerdy," a takeoff on Chamillionaire's "Ridin' Dirty."

If you haven't seen/heard it, it's worth four minutes of your life:

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The music video for Weird Al Yankovic's much-discussed Lady Gaga parody "Perform This Way" has arrived, and it's as outlandish as you'd expect.

True to form, the lyrics are hilarious and the visuals play off them well, but Lady Gaga provided a unique challenge as far as Al spoof targets go.

In order to skewer someone as bombastic as Lady Gaga (this is a woman who wears outfits like these), a parody has to be REALLY out there!

Does Weird Al's head superimposed on a hot chick's body qualify, with his geeky dome bobbing horribly (intentionally) out of sync? We'd say so.

Weird Al, ironically, has made a career out of this nonsense ... and outlasted the careers of many of the people he's lampooned in this fashion.

Gaga doesn't appear to be a flash in the plan, but if she knows what's good for her, she'll adopt Yankovic's look in a future video of her own.

How awesome would that be to bring it full circle.

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Weird Al Yankovic, whose career comprised of parodying hit songs has lasted longer and been more lucrative than many of his subjects, has released a new gem.

"Perform This Way" is Al's take on Lady Gaga's "Born This Way," and includes plenty of the satirical lyrical wordplay that are Yankovic's hilarious trademarks.

Its release follows myriad reports that Gaga blocked the parody - which she can't even do, legally, but Al always gets permission from the stars in good faith.

In any case, Gaga’s manager nixed it without telling her. Word got back to Gaga, who was not pleased. The manager is sorry. Gaga loves it. Everyone is happy.

Here's Weird Al's "Perform This Way," his homage to Gaga, with lyrics:

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If they know what's good for them, 50 Cent and Kanye West had best step off before they get whacked. There's a new playa on the hip-hop scene.

The new music video by Weird Al Yankovic, from his album Straight Outta Lynwood, proves that this hard core thug ain't playin' around.

The Cisco Adler look-alike and venerable master of the parody is winning rave reviews and record views on YouTube for what might be his best effort to date: "White & Nerdy," a take off of Chamillionaire's "Ridin' Dirty." Peep it below ...

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"I wanna bowl with... the gangstas ... but I know, in my heart, they think I'm white and nerdy ... just too white and nerdy... I'm really white and nerdy."

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You have to take your hat off to Cisco Adler.

Not because he has any redeeming qualities. For the opposite reason. He's becoming more famous by the day after a nude pic of him was found (along with a new Paris Hilton sex tape) in a certain hotel heiress' locker. And while he wouldn't have chosen for this to happen, Mischa Barton's beau is cool with it.

Cisco Adler, Girlfriend

It's only appropriate, then, that he be matched up with Weird Al Yankovic in our latest edition of Celebrity Look-Alikes. In terms of pure fame, no one has done more with less than Weird Al, the hilarious musical parody king. His career has outlasted most of the people he's mocked, for crying out loud.

Here's a photo comparison of the two long-haired wackos:

All we ask is that Weird Al please, for the love of God, keep his pants on. We've seen Cisco Adler naked already. The last thing we need is a double dose of the same trauma.

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