A day after a Los Angeles jury decided Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke‘s song “Blurred Lines” infringed upon the copyright of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up” and awarded the soul and R&B icon’s children Marvin III, Nona and Frankie almost .4 million, the namesake and eldest of the Gaye siblings talked to The Wrap along with his attorney Paul Philips.Taking us from the moment they first heard the song “Blurred Lines” to how they felt about the songwriters and the verdict, Gaye and Philips gave a bird’s-eye view of before, during and after the “Blurred Lines” trial.
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The Wrap: What were you feeling when you first heard the song “Blurred Lines?
” Gaye: When I first heard it — I saw on it on TV or something — and I thought it was a tribute to my dad’s song, and so I had an emotional attachment to it, and I liked it, you know?
When Chico De Barge was incarcerated for drug trafficking several years ago.
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