Marvin Gaye

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The Guide to Getting Into Marvin Gaye's Genius

You may have been conceived to his music. But if "Let's Get It On" is where your knowledge stops, this guide will help you navigate the many facets of Marvin Gaye.
Bonnie Stiernberg
Noisey News

“Blurred Lines” Copyright Ruling Will Stand

A judge has found that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are still responsible for paying Marvin Gaye's family for their involvement in "Blurred Lines."
Kristin Corry
Things, Ranked

Quincy Jones's Thoughts in This Batshit New Interview, Ranked

The music industry icon talked to Vulture about the Kennedy assassination, The Beatles' incompetence, and his belief that Marlon Brando had sex with Richard Pryor, Marvin Gaye, and James Baldwin.
Alex Robert Ross
First Dates

I Went on a First Date with Charlie Puth and We Got Drunk in Paris

Charlie Puth embodies two of my cherished things in life: good pop music and 'The Fast and The Furious' franchise.
Niloufar Haidari
Remix Report Card

Were There Any Good Remixes for the Summer or What?

“Flicka Da Wrist,” “Fuck Up Some Commas,” “Post To Be,” and more get graded in the latest remix report card.
Al Shipley
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The Football Journeyman Turned Legendary Artist Who Worked With Kanye West and Marvin Gaye

Before celebrated African-American painter Ernie Barnes worked with Kanye West, Marvin Gaye, and the 1984 Olympics, he drew inspiration from his bloody, violent pro football career.
Alan Siegel

OMG, Classic!: All We Can Do Right Now Is Appreciate the Genius of Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

People already love 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' and they should.
Kyle Kramer
Thinkpieces And Shit

Blurred Laws: In Defense of Pastiche and Robin Thicke

The Gaye estate won a $7.3 million copyright case against the writers of "Blurred Lines," but if the case forms a legal precedent for any stylistic pastiche, then everyone’s in trouble.
Al Shipley

The Clear Downside to the 'Blurred Lines' Verdict

'Blurred Lines' might suck, but the copyright decision sucks more.
Jordan Pearson
The Score

The Score: Mapping the Music, Style, and Mandate of “Practical Magic”

Its motto: Be who you are.
Anne T. Donahue
Objectively Correct Lists

The 123 Worst Musicians of All Time

From AC/DC to Zappa, these are the “artists” who have ruined music.
Noisey Staff

Marsha Ambrosius Perfects Fuck Tracks Like She Invented Sex

Marsha's added her sultry vocals to cuts by Nas, OutKast, and Kanye, and this is her step-by-step guide to composing a soundtrack for sex.
Kathy Iandoli