Robin Thicke

Marvin Gaye’s Family Wins Appeal Against Robin Thicke in ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism Case

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 21, 2018

A federal appeals court has upheld a $5.3 million judgment against Robin Thicke and producer Pharrell Williams for plagiarizing a Marvin Gaye classic to... Read More

Quincy Jones Apologizes for Controversial Statements in Recent Interviews

Quincy Jones Apologizes for Controversial Statements in Recent Interviews

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 22, 2018

Quincy Jones shocked much of the public after making several controversial statements in recent interviews. The legendary producer has: admitted to having 22 girlfriends; dating... Read More

Marvin Gaye’s Sister Calls Out ‘Wicked & Vindictive’ Quincy Jones

Marvin Gaye’s Sister Calls Out ‘Wicked & Vindictive’ Quincy Jones

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 12, 2018

At 84 years old, Quincy Jones has no problem speaking his truth,  as proven by recent interviews where he dishes on his 22 girlfriends,... Read More

Quincy Jones Talks Richard Pryor & Marvin Gaye Sleeping With Marlon Brando

Quincy Jones Talks Richard Pryor & Marvin Gaye Sleeping With Marlon Brando

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 07, 2018

Legendary producer Quincy Jones has been an open book lately, recently spilling the beans on his very active love life, biopic choices, dating the... Read More

From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

From James Brown to Beyonce: Protest Music Inspired by Dr. King

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 12, 2018

Music has always been a key element to social evolution. In fact, 2009 documentary Soundtrack for a Revolution, examines the Civil Rights Movement with... Read More

Mr. Kendrick Goes to Washington

Mr. Kendrick Goes to Washington

by Matthew Allen   Oct 22, 2015

When it was announced that Kendrick Lamar was going to be performing selections from his latest album, To Pimp a Butterfly, at the Kennedy Center with... Read More

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Rap Music Didn't Teach Racists How to Racist

by Michael Arceneaux   Mar 17, 2015

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week. Rejoice and be read. Follow Michael @youngsinick.... Read More

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Was the ‘Blurred Lines’ Ruling Fair?

by Jamilah Lemieux   Mar 16, 2015

Last week, a court ruled that Pharrell and Robin Thicke owe the estate of Marvin Gaye, due to the similarites between "Blurred Lines" and the... Read More

'Blurred Lines' jury orders Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay $7.4 million

The Blurred Lines Effect

by #teamEBONY   Mar 11, 2015

The Gaye family was handicapped by U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt's decision to preclude use at trial of the original sound recording of "Got... Read More

Robin Thicke

The Blurred Lines Trial Goes to Jury

by #teamEBONY   Mar 06, 2015

The "Blurred Lines" trial has gone to the jury. The verdict will end two weeks of proceedings over whether Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and... Read More