Well I’ll be damn Quincy Jones pulls this old grandpa card and came out the box spitting wagers like he was from Shaolin. He had a list and he went down it talking about everyone from Ringo Starr to Marvin Gaye! Is he out of order? The crew weighs in. The Black Pack also discussed […]
Fresh off the Mogul Squared Launch Party, UML returns to the Batcave to discuss Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Prince, And Michael Jackson. Which one was better during their respective prime? Was Marvin indirectly responsible for Stevie and Michael doing their thing later in the 70s? How long was Prince’s Purple Reign? 5 years? 8 years? […]
I thought long and hard about this installment of G.O.A.T.’s. I decided to go with a topic I know well…music. Now, I don’t play an instrument, or have formal music training…..but I can play a jukebox like nobody’s business! What I can tell you is that Marvin Gaye’s 1978 release, “Here, My Dear”…..is one of […]
I guess everybody plays a fool once in their life if they are lucky enough, and on All The Way Round Marvin Gaye played the fool for our enjoyment. This song is not your average one in a million love song about a boy and his girl. In fact, this song is a rarity due […]
Last week I did a post on the greatest runs of classic albums. In this feature Classic Album Series, I will take a look at each of those albums in depth. Sharing my thoughts on why I feel each album is a classic. First up this week is Marvin Gaye – I Want You. Black […]
A classic album is a term that is thrown around way too much these days. To some people out there a classic album is one that includes the “hot” song of the day and a few other commercialized jams. With so much garbage being released it is hard not to call a “good” album classic, […]
I’ve heard rumors of this here, but I never saw the visuals of Marvin Gaye singing on the couch. Who else can do such a thing? This cat was laying on the couch running thru rehearsal better than most singers!! Especially in the days of this techno watered down studio hyped performers, it is always […]
We can dig it Moguls. Jesse Martin is set to star as the late GOAT in the biopic Sexual Healing and his Marvin Gaye vibe is on point. What do you think?
Mayer Hawthorne – Held the Hand Al Green – To Sir With Love Marvin Gaye – Piece of Clay
Way too smooth!!
In honer of Black Music Month Essence online drops their 50 Most Powerful R&B Artist of All-Time list. Your usuals are there like Arthea Franklin, Michael Jackson, Mary J Blige and Prince. 1. Aretha Franklin 2. Michael Jackson 3. Mary J Blige 4. Diana Ross 5. Whitney Houston 6. Beyonce 7. Patti LaBelle 8. Teena […]
“I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the crack” – Marvin Gaye
Some Love Songs are great because they talk about new love. Some Love Songs are great because they sing about lost love. This Love Song is great…because it’s a great song about the importance of Love….