REPORT: Dr. Dre is Making a Film About Marvin Gaye

REPORT: Dr. Dre is Making a Film About Marvin Gaye

by Christina Santi   Jun 19, 2018

Superproducer Dr. Dre is in the early development stages of a biopic about the late R&B singer Marvin Gaye, according to Variety. There have... Read More

Marvin Gaye’s Son Denies Father Slept With Marlon Brando (VIDEO)

Marvin Gaye’s Son Denies Father Slept With Marlon Brando (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 25, 2018

Earlier this year, Quincy Jones revealed in one of his most transparent interviews ever that friend Marlon Brando would “f*ck anything,” claiming that Richard Pryor... Read More

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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