Marvin Gaye

‘Sugar Shack’ Painting Used For Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Want You’ Sold for $15.3M

Ernie Barnes painting "The Sugar Shack," which was used on the cover of 1976 Marvin Gaye album I Want You, has… Read More

May 17, 2022

Four Hours and 20 Minutes of Breezy Funk and Spaced-Out Soul Ballads

A properly potent blend of deep funk and soul cuts to score the holidaze. Funk used to be a ba(aaa)d… Read More

April 20, 2022

There Will Never Be Another Music Video Like D’Angelo’s “Untitled (How Does It Feel)”

A look at how the video for "Untitled (How Does It Feel)" made — then almost broke — D'Angelo. In the… Read More

January 25, 2022

Leon Bridges Brings Texas Twang to One of Marvin Gaye’s Lost Christmas Classics

We spoke to Leon Bridges about the influence of Marvin Gaye on his artistry and why he was drawn to… Read More

November 4, 2021

Dr. Dre is Producing A Marvin Gaye Biopic

Dr. Dre, Allen Hughes, and Jimmy Iovine are teaming up for a Marvin Gaye biopic. On Thursday, Warner Bros. landed… Read More

June 18, 2021

Marvin Gaye Estate Releases ‘What’s Going On’ Visual Album for 50th Anniversary

The classic Marvin Gaye album is receiving its flowers in honor of its 50th anniversary. This Friday (May 21st) marks… Read More

May 21, 2021

Watch Grammys Nominees Pay Tribute to Marvin Gaye with All-Star “Mercy, Mercy Me” Performance

The Grammys jumpstart today's festivities with a 50th-anniversary salute to Gaye's masterpiece, What's Going On, featuring Kamasi Washinton, Ledisi, PJ… Read More

March 14, 2021

Roberta Flack Shares Afrofunk-Fueled Live Cover of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” from 1971

The soul icon caps Black History Month with the first-ever digital release of a 1971 live recalibration. Over the course… Read More

February 25, 2021

Pharrell Williams Cleared of Perjury Charges in “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit

Marvin Gaye's family cited a 2019 GQ interview between Pharrell and Rick Rubin in the case. On February 12th, the long saga… Read More

February 16, 2021

Lucky Daye’s New Valentine’s Day EP is Complicated

We spoke with singer Lucky Daye about his career path and how Marvin Gaye inspired his new EP Table For… Read More

February 12, 2021

A Rare Instrumental Marvin Gaye Album has Surfaced

Hear the Motown icon dip into tripped-out funk and blues on the first standalone release of Funky Nation. Despite being… Read More

January 24, 2021

Marvin Gaye “Let’s Get it On” Co-Writer Suing Ed Sheeran for Copyright Infringement

The Ed Sheeran track "Thinking Out Loud" allegedly features elements of the iconic Marvin Gaye hit "Let's Get it On."… Read More

September 25, 2020

Watch Questlove’s Touching Four-Hour Bill Withers Tribute DJ Set

The Roots drummer salutes soul music's iconic everyman. Questlove's daily dispatch returned last night with a touching tribute to the… Read More

April 4, 2020

Montreux Jazz Festival Enters Quarantine Mode, Releases 50+ Full Performances for Free

Featuring sets from Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone, James Brown, The Wu-Tang Clan, and more. Like most gatherings of more than… Read More

March 28, 2020

Relive DJ D-Nice’s Club Quarantine Parties With This 15-Hour Playlist

Thanks, Tidal. If you're still thinking about DJ D-Nice's star-studded Club Quarantine sets (particularly his Saturday set on March 21,… Read More

March 24, 2020

Musiq Soulchild Sings R&B Classics Over J Dilla Beats on New Mixtape

The Philly singer recalibrates timeless r&b cuts to the key of Dilla on his latest tape. Despite some overlap in… Read More

February 29, 2020