Marvin Gaye

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Gods of Rap Tour: Wu Tang Clang

Milestones can very often be millstones, but there are no such weights around the respective necks of three of the most influential US hip-hop acts of(...)

Nightmare on Wax: ’Motown records were afraid to release [‘What’s Going On’] as it was controversial. Then it became their best-selling album’

One of my biggest influences is Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On. I think there’s definitely a difference in hearing an album and studying an album. I’m(...)

Aretha Franklin sings during the inauguration ceremony for  Barack Obama in Washington, January 20th, 2009. The grey hat  is now on display in  the Smithsonian Institution. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Aretha Louise Franklin Born: March 25th, 1942 Died: August 16th, 2018 On a crisp, sparkling day in January 2009, Aretha Franklin stood on the steps(...)

File image of Ed Sheeran performing at the Brit Awards  in London, Britain, in February  2018. File photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Ed Sheeran is being sued for $100 million (about €86 million) for allegedly ripping off parts of Marvin Gaye’s classic Let’s Get It On for his hit Thi(...)

 Peter Stringfellow with some of the women he has been auditioning for his new tableside dancing club, Cabaret of Angels, in 1996. Photograph: PA Wire

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow has died of cancer at the age of 77. The businessman, who had wanted to keep his illness private, died in the earl(...)

Paul Alwright: What’s Going On, by Marvin Gaye, showed me you needn’t sacrifice musicality for lyricism

I rediscovered What’s Going On sitting on a bus to Thomastown a few summers ago. I’d picked it up for a pittance at a HMV closing-down sale some years(...)

Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor in the 1970s. Photographs: Getty Images

The widow of Richard Pryor has confirmed a claim by music producer Quincy Jones that the late comedian and Marlon Brando were lovers in the 1970s. Jo(...)

A student robot strips to pay her way through college, Las Vegas. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images.

Image of the week: Stripper robot It is with regret that we must confirm that while Planet Earth has had a good run, the human race has now entered i(...)

Lana Del Rey. Photograph: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

Radiohead are suing Lana Del Rey over her song Get Free, which they say bears similarity to their 1993 breakthrough hit Creep. Del Rey tweeted: “It’s(...)

Stress is a nasty beast all of its own, but when sex is involved, the anxiety can also be cyclical. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Dear Roe, I’m a 34-year-old woman, and my fiancé is 35. This year he’s been very stressed and anxious because of work. We usually have sex quite regul(...)

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