NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Darryl McDaniels of Run-DMC condemns NYPD top cop Bill Bratton for saying rappers are ‘basically thugs’

BY LEONARD GREENE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10:16 PM Hip hop icon Darryl (DMC) McDaniels has as much love for New York’s top cop as he does for Sucker M.C.’s. The “Run-DMC” legend struck back at Bill Bratton Thursday after the police commissioner said rappers were “basically thugs” following a deadly […]

RollingStone: Marvin Gaye’s Children: What Our Father Would Say About Lawsuit

“If he were alive today, he would embrace the technology available to artists,” says family. “But we also know he would be vigilant about safeguarding the artist’s rights” BY BRITTANY SPANOS  Marvin Gaye‘s children have penned an open letter in the hope of “set[ting] the record straight on a few misconceptions” in the media’s coverage […]

‘Blurred Lines’ Trial Was Avoidable: Read Marvin Gaye Family’s Statement (Exclusive)

CULTURE | By Tim Kenneally And Pamela Chelin Children of “Got to Give It Up” singer tell TheWrap they would have “welcomed a conversation” about licensing the song As the legal battle over the Robin Thicke song “Blurred Lines” ramps up for yet another round of back-and-forth, Marvin Gaye’s family — who earlier this month […]