Tag Archives: Marvin Gaye

March 2015: A historical month in Hip-Hop

The month of March has welcomed two socially and morally conscious hip-hop discs that hopefully maybe the vanguard of more to come from other artists. The first is the much-anticipated, long-awaited “To Pimp a Butterfly” from Kendrick Lamar. The other … Continue reading

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Questlove on Trayvon Case

By Sean Manning Did you know that Marvin Gaye once seriously considered leaving music to join the Detroit Lions, and that it’s Lions players who provide the famous chatter at the opening of What’s Going On? Questlove does. The Roots’ drummer, … Continue reading

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Marvin Gaye – Mercy, Mercy, Me The Ecology

A very well done montage done to a classic. Hoodies Up!!

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The 235th Birthday

Today is the 235th birthday of this country.  We will celebrate with family, friends, or alone. Remember that we are all part of an American family and need to begin to treat each other that way.

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The National Anthem

It’s even more special this day…

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Marvin Gaye- What’s Going On/What’s Happening Brother

True today, just as it was then. Let’s better ourselves. Let’s better this nation. Let’s better this world.

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Marvin Gaye-Mercy, Mercy Me (the ecology)

With the oil spill is the gulf and everything else happening to “Mother Earth” around the world, I think this is a good choice for today. Listen to the lyrics. It’s unfortunate that we have not gotten our acts together about … Continue reading

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Marvin Gaye Double Play

This is one singer that definitely had an effect. His music is topical and relevent to this day. He was a genius. He got my attention when I was young because he is the only singer who when he died … Continue reading

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Two great renditions of the National Anthem

On this Memorial Day, lets remember and honor those who have served by making the ultimate sacrifice for all of us. Let’s also honor our soldiers who are proudly and steadfastly serving our country. They are valiantly protecting all of us and … Continue reading

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