Thicke vs. Gaye vs. Thicke – Got to Give it Up

Robin Thicke performing at the MTV Video Awards in 2013 on the right and Marvin Gaye, in Amsterdam, in 1976. Image courtesy of the NYdailynews.com

Robin Thicke performing at the MTV Video Awards in 2013 on the right and Marvin Gaye, in Amsterdam, in 1976. Image courtesy of the NYdailynews.com

Can you hear the similarity?  Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and Clifford “T.I.” Harris are under fire, because their song “Blurred Lines” could illegally infringe on Marvin Gaye’s classic, “Got to Give it Up.”  Gaye’s family and estate have decided to say enough is enough after the conversation over how much Gaye’s music has influenced the music industry’s current soulful icon, Robin Thicke. (more…)

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