Black Music Month

For Black Music Month we discuss the death of Marvin Gaye on April 1st, 1984 in Los Angeles, California

Black Music Month

Marvin Gaye's album "Here My Dear" is a classic of black music and set a standard that stands to this day.

Pop singer Sheeran has been accused of plagiarizing Marvin Gaye’s hit song, “Let’s Get it On” and it’s from his track called Thinking Out Loud. He’s won a Grammy for it and everything like that and he recently testified and denied infringing the song whatsoever. Now his attorney spoke out for him and asked Ed […]

Over across the pond in the UK, a zoo has actually hired a full-time Marvin Gaye impersonator to sing in the monkey exhibit as a way of encouraging the primates to have sex during mating season.

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According to The Detroit News, a portion of Outer Drive at Monica Street on the city’s northwest side was renamed Marvin Gaye Drive. The intersection is near the home Gaye shared with his first wife, Anna, for seven years.

Warner Bros acquires the biopic of legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye entitled What’s Going On, which Allen Hughes will direct, and produce with Dr. Dre, Jimmy Lovine and Andrew Lazar.

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Allen Hughes (The Book of Eli and Menace II Society) has been tapped to direct the biopic “What’s Going On” about Marvin Gaye, written by poet and playwright Marcus Gardley. 

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This never-before-released track appears on 'Songs for You, Vol. 1' which becomes available on Record Store Day’s first drop date, Saturday, June 12, at participating independent record stores across the United States.

Black America Web pays tribute to famous folk who lost their lives due to gun violence, including soul legend Marvin Gaye, would-be Harlem rap king Big L and a list of other missed legends.

Legendary vocalist Marvin Gaye created some of the greatest love songs of all time. Whether you were looking to serenade your lover or setting the mood – Marvin had us covered. During his phenomenal career Gaye probably could have had any woman he wanted but according to actress Jane Fonda, the crooner had his eyes […]

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War and racial tensions were at an unsettling high when Marvin Gaye released "What's Going On?" back in 1971. In 2019, a similar struggle exists.