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Marvin Gaye Heirs Face Counterclaim in “Blurred Lines” Legal Battle

Robin Thicke’s summer hit, “Blurred Lines” has come under fire this week, and the heirs of Marvin Gaye definitely aren’t happy. According to the court documents filed on Wednesday, Gaye’s children allege that “Blurred Lines” is an ‘illegal rip-off’ of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got to Give it Up.” The song, which is also the name of Thicke’s sixth studio …

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Marvin Gaye VS. Robin Thicke Heats Up

There is some new fuel on the fire that is the battle between Marvin Gaye’s family and Robin Thicke, Pharell Williams, and T.I. The fight over the likeness of several of Thicke’s songs to Marvin Gaye’s began with summer smash “Blurred Lines” sounding a little to close to Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up”, but has gone on to include …

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Marvin Gaye III Encourages Minority Organ Donation

Marvin Gaye III, 47, is suffering from potential kidney failure. He has recently announced that the disease he has will require a kidney transplant. The adopted eldest son of the late Marvin Gaye said that the preemptive lawsuit brought by Robin Thicke against his late father’s estate was a distraction and was not allowing him to deal very effectively with …

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