Marvin Gaye

Blaxploitation: The Best Of…

With the recent re-release of Marvin Gaye’s Trouble Man, we take a look back at some of the most iconic soundtracks of the Blaxploitation Era.

Cruel Summer: The Downside of Musical Piracy

With the recent release of G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer, the problematic nature of musical piracy takes center stage.

Marvin Gaye – Here, My Dear (1978)

With the recent release of Nasir’s open letter to Kelis, let’s take a look back at the original black king scorned.

Marvin, Marvin: 10 Overlooked Classics From The Soulful Genius

In looking back at the life and times of Marvin Pentz Gaye, we examine some of his most overlooked, yet exceptionally brilliant, compositions.

Herbie Mann / The Pharcyde – Otha Fish (1967/1992)

As many people praised the fusion between Jazz and Hip Hop in the early 90’s, ‘Otha Fish’ by The Pharcyde is one that goes overlooked, and it shouldn’t.

REL – Public Transit (Video) (2011)

70/30 (Roy Ayers Project) crew member REL releases a new visual masterpiece that acknowledges an aspect of the recent political climate in the Bay Area.