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  • Remembrance: Marvin Gaye, Coincidentally!

    Apr 1, 14 by Larry Buford 2 Comments

    *Author’s note: Following is an article I wrote 12 years ago in 2002. April 1st, marks the 30th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s death. April 2nd would have been his 75th birthday. Marvin’s music is still relevant today, and just as exciting as it was when his recordings were first released. God bless his soul. [A […]

  • Funkadelic’s ‘Sexy Ways’ Dropped from ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

    Mar 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *An agreement was reached this week in the ongoing litigation involving Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” one of last year’s biggest songs. According to The Hollywood Reporter, all parties agreed that Bridgeport Music is no longer a defendant, which means the lawsuit won’t be considering whether the Thicke hit is a copyright infringement of Funkadelic’s “Sexy […]

  • ‘Motown The Musical’ National Tour Cast Announced

    Mar 25, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy Jr.  are proud to announce the complete cast for the First National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. As previously announced, Clifton Oliver and Allison Semmes will star in the leading roles of Berry Gordy and Diana Ross.  Portraying groundbreaking Motown artists, Nicholas Christopher will play Smokey Robinson […]

  • Mekhi Phifer Wants to Play Al Green in Musical Biopic

    Mar 24, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Biopics about black musician are on the rise again! So it only makes sense many Black Hollywood stars want to take part in the resurgence. Mekhi Phifer wants to play Al Green in a biopic about the singer and reverend’s life.

  • Marvin Gaye’s 1964 Passport Found Inside an Album Bought for 50 Cents

    Feb 3, 14 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Monday’s (Feb. 3) episode of PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” finds a man in Detroit who brought in a 1964 passport belonging to Marvin Gaye. “It came to me by pure accident, actually,” says the guest seeking an appraisal for the item. “For years, I worked for the Motown Museum here in Detroit, started when I was […]

  • Berry Gordy’s Statement on the Passing of His Sister Anna Gordy Gaye

    Jan 31, 14 by Larry Buford 9 Comments

    Earlier today (01-31-14), it was announced that Anna Gordy Gaye, former wife of Marvin Gaye and sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy, passed away at the age of 92. The official statement on her death from Mr. Gordy was forwarded to us by Ron Brewington, VP/Motown Alumni Association (MAA):