Posts Tagged ‘Robin Thicke’

Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and Marvin Gaye Trial Set For 2015

The legal battle between Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and Marvin Gaye’s family over “Blurred Lines” continues to make headlines. According to Spin, a U.S. District Judge rejected a summary judgement in the case yesterday. A full trial... Read more »

Rest in Peace, The Song of the Summer

By Cathy Lew The song of the summer is dead. And that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I’ve always defined the song of the summer as the ultimate enabler. You can play it at your family... Read more »

EMI Settles with Marvin Gaye’s Family over “Blurred Lines”

When Robin Thicke sought declaratory relief against Marvin Gaye‘s family over similarities between “Got to Give it Up” and Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” the family wasted no time in suing him right back. But Gaye’s sons and... Read more »

Watch DJ Earworm’s Annual Mash-Up of The Biggest Pop Songs of 2013

DJ Earworm is back once again with his annual mash-up of the most popular songs of the past 12 months. Just as he did in 2011 and 2012, the California DJ has taken hits from the... Read more »

Marvin Gaye III Sues Robin Thicke for “Brazen Copying”

The legal battle between Robin Thicke and Marvin Gaye‘s estate has moved into its second act. Gaye’s son Marvin Gaye III filed a countersuit to Thicke’s original preemptive suit, claiming Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and “Love After... Read more »

Busta Rhymes and Ted Smooth Remix Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”

“What’s this,” you ask? Just when you thought that people would avoid Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I.’s controversial “Blurred Lines,” Busta Rhymes and Ted Smooth link up to deliver a remix of the damn thing. Okay.... Read more »

“What Rhymes With Hug Me?” This Website Answers Robin Thicke’s Hard-Hitting Question

Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” has become one of the most popular songs of the year, though arguably more so for its upbeat, dance-ready production than its intellectually stimulating (and at times, controversial) lyrics. This point becomes... Read more »

Video: Robin Thicke ft. Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz – “Give It 2 U”

Robin Thicke’s video for “Blurred Lines” was the source of much controversy when it was released earlier this year, so the singer went with something a little tamer for his “Give It 2 U” video. The... Read more »

Marvin Gaye’s Family Rejects Robin Thicke’s Settlement Offer

The legal battle between Robin Thicke and the family of Marvin Gaye is far from over. Thicke has been catching heat for his alleged appropriation of Gaye’s 1977 funk smash “Got To Give It Up” for... Read more »

Robin Thicke, Pharrell and T.I. Preemptively Sue Marvin Gaye’s Estate and Funkadelic to Protect “Blurred Lines”

According to The Hollywood Reporter Robin Thicke, T.I. (Clifford Harris, Jr.) and Pharrell have launched a lawsuit that will preemptively protect their huge summer hit “Blurred Lines” from legal action. Both parties from Marvin Gaye’s camp... Read more »

Watch Robin Thicke, The Roots and Jimmy Fallon Perform “Blurred Lines” on Fallon

At this point, you’ve probably caught Robin Thicke performing his smash hit “Blurred Lines” live one way or another. But have you seen him perform it accompanied by Jimmy Fallon and The Roots, who only used... Read more »

Vampire Weekend Covers Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” Adds Cowbell

Vampire Weekend decided to get a little funky on BBC Radio 1 today with a cover of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.” It is pretty glorious — Ezra stumbles over the steamy lyrics with an incredible self-conscious... Read more »

Songs That Have Sparked Controversy in 2013

2013 is approximately half over, and it's already been a year teeming with controversy. From those who have their feathers ruffled over Miley Cyrus' twerking and brand new grill in "We Can't Stop" to the very... Read more »

Robin Thicke Covers Icona Pop’s “I Love It”

Perhaps only Robin Thicke could take Icona Pop’s infectious, fiery “I Love It” and make it a little adult contemporary and a little creepy. Performing the track for the British Radio 1 Live Lounge, he casually flips... Read more »

Robin Thicke – “Go Stupid 4 U”

Robin Thicke has released the third single from his forthcoming album Blurred Lines, probably a good move in light of the backlash that has erupted against his No. 1 hit “Blurred Lines.” The new track “Go Stupid... Read more »