The list of lawsuits trailing Fox’s dramatic juggernaut just keeps getting longer. Marvin Gaye’s son now claims Empire was actually his idea, and he’s planning a lawsuit.
Before his untimely death, Marvin Gaye taught the world that there wasn’t any mountain to high for you to get over in life, but he didn’t do it without help.
Depending on whom you ask, Pharrell and Robin Thicke getting peeled for $7.4 million after copying a Marvin Gaye track without permission is either justice being served or a bad legal precedent. The “Magic Man” doesn’t come cheap, but his classics can be legally sampled.
Marvin Gaye’s family are riding high after winning a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Robin Thicke and Pharrell’s “Blurred Lines.” Although no direct sample was used in the creation process, the jury felt it copied the late soul legend’s 1972, “Got to Give it Up” to the point where $7.3 million was owed.
Nashville, TN is set to honor the musical and cultural contributions of Black artists by building the new National Museum of African American Music.
Producer Amerigo Gazaway made noise with well-received mashup mixtapes such as 2011’s Fela Soul and the now banned A Bizarre Tribe: A Quest to the Pharcyde releases. Launching his new Soul Mates series, Gazaway combines the soulful sounds of the legendary Marvin Gaye and Yasiin Bey for an upcoming release titled Yasiin Gaye.
With director Tate Taylor getting the green light for his James Brown biopic, we take a look at some other big-screen life stories that are a must-see.
The life and times of Marvin Gaye is coming to the theater world. Gaye’s life is the inspiration for a new play, My Brother Marvin, spearheaded by his sister, Zeola “Sweetsie” Gaye.
Marvin Gaye was one the greatest and sincerely talented artists of his time, and ever. Rock singer Lenny Kravitz has been tabbed to star as the late singer in a biopic focused on the last years of his short life.
Theophilus London’s new project Rose Land Vol. 1 is sure to appease fans of his sound. A$AP Rocky, Big Boi and more make special guest appearances on the project on “Big Spender” and “She Said Ok.” Theophilus also draws inspiration from Marvin Gaye and Sade on this new project from the alternative artist. The New York City […]