The longevity of Marvin Gaye's socially conscious lyrics prove that pain, suffering, poverty and racial unrest are as American as apple pie.

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Gregory Hines and Marvin Gaye will be a part of the U.S. Postal Service’s 2019 Forever stamp collection.


Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.

On Tuesday, 200 musicians, including R. Kelly, Earth Wind & Fire, Hans Zimmer, Jennifer Hudson, Three 6 Mafia, and a slew of other music industry titans, filed a brief in the Ninth Court of Appeals expressing concern over last year's ruling, during which Marvin Gaye's children won $7.4 million after suing the trio for copyright infringement.


During a meeting in Milwaukee on Thursday, Obama shared that he and his family will remain in Washington for a few years so that his youngest daughter, Sasha, can complete high school.

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Jan Gaye, wife of the late soul singer Marvin Gaye, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about her new book, After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye. Gaye explained she wanted to write the book to “correct some of the things that people think are true; other books that were written about Marvin […]

Decades after his tragic death, Marvin Gaye‘s presence is strongly felt throughout all forms of music. Much like James Brown and Gil Scott Heron, his work has helped shaped music as we know it. From the early days of Nas and Kanye West, to rappers like Wale, Gaye’s influence is just as strong as ever. As we […]

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A Los Angeles jury “hates these blurred lines” too. It decided that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke owe the estate of singer/songwriter Marvin Gaye $7.3 million in damages for portions of their 2013 mega-hit “Blurred Lines” that were too similar to Gaye’s 1977 song “Got To Give It Up.” Reports CBS News: Gaye’s daughter Nona Gaye wept […]

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  Earlier this week, the parents of Kendrick Johnson, a teenager whose body was found rolled up in a gym mat at his Georgia high school, went to court to face misdemeanor charges related to a protest in 2013. His parents, Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson (pictured), were convicted but won’t serve any jail time. State […]

A Motown memorabilia collector lucked up on a rare find as he rummaged through some records at the Detroit garage sale held by the family of a former Motown musician.  The unnamed man happened upon the 1964 passport of the late-soulful crooner Marvin Gaye (pictured), which fell out of an album he purchased at the […]


Anna Gordy Gaye, the ex-wife of legendary Motown crooner Marvin Gaye, passed away early Friday morning at her Los Angeles home surrounded by her family, reports Rolling Stone. Gordy Gaye, the sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy, was 92-years-old. “She died today at her Los Angeles home. She passed away from natural causes. They discovered […]


For years, Marvin Gaye fans have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of his biopic and they may finally get to see it soon. Yesterday, a four-minute trailer of “Sexual Healing” hit the web and it looks great so far. Jesse L. Martin‘s portrayal of the R&B legend (in addition to his striking resemblance) is impressive […]