Robin Thicke

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
3.21.18
A Year of Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne's "Shooter" Is Where Southern Rap Showed up to Do Business

“To the radio stations, I'm tired of being patient / Stop being rapper racists, region haters.”
Kyle Kramer
8.12.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

A Year of Lil Wayne: A Story About Representing New Orleans

On "Tie My Hands," Wayne is distinctly moral, optimistic, and New Orleans as hell.
Kyle Kramer
11.30.16
entertainment

The 'Blurred Lines' creators are still trying to reverse the Marvin Gaye verdict

The artists behind the song may have lost a copyright infringement lawsuit last year, but it looks like they're just beginning to fight.
Dexter Thomas
8.26.16
Op-Eds

2015: The Year White Rappers Lost

This was a landmark year for establishing ownership.
Slava Pastuk
12.15.15
Music

De La Soul's New Album Puts a New Spin on the Sampling Controversy

We spoke with Posdnuos about the history of sampling, music lawsuits, and the new method they've developed for this album.
Hannah Harris Green
4.3.15
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
3.11.15
Pharrell

The Clear Downside to the 'Blurred Lines' Verdict

'Blurred Lines' might suck, but the copyright decision sucks more.
Jordan Pearson
3.11.15
Objectively Correct Lists

The 13 Most Epically Hilarious Halloween Costumes of 2014

OMFG these costumes are our everything.
Noisey Staff
10.29.14
The Biggest Song in the Country

What Is the Biggest Song in the Country Right Now? Vol. 1: Meghan Trainor or Bobby Shmurda?

Wait, who is Meghan Trainor again?
Kyle Kramer
9.17.14
Stuff

Everything I've Learned About Sex

We put together a compendium of carnal knowledge to help you navigate the topsy-turvy landscape of today's dynamic fuckvironment. You're welcome.
Eli Braden
9.5.14
The week in GIFS

LeBron James Is Returning to Cleveland

LeBron James made Decision 2.0, and let's just say that Dwyane Wade didn't take it so well. Also, Tyra Banks predicts the future of robots, and George R. R. Martin wants you to go fuck yourself.
Dave Schilling
7.11.14
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