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10 Hip-Hop and R&B Books You Should Read This Summer

If only Sir Mix-a-Lot rapped, "I like big books and I cannot lie," perhaps there would be a literacy craze that rivals his ode to booty. Summertime may have more people hitting the beach and exploring adventurous activities, but bringing a good book along for the ride makes the experience that much more eye-opening.

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Outkast - 'Stankonia'
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See Your Favorite Hip-Hop and R&B Album Covers Featuring Kittens

See your favorite hip-hop and R&B album covers featuring kittens and prepare to feel all fluffy inside.

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Marvin Gaye
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Happy Birthday, Marvin Gaye!

April 2 is the day we remember a legend. Happy birthday, Marvin Gaye! The singer would have turned 76 today.

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T.I.’s Response to ‘Blurred Lines’ Case: ‘I Will Be Exonerated’ [VIDEO]

The “Blurred Lines” case has been a hot topic ever since the Marvin Gaye family won a $7.3 million judgment against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. Now T.I. is caught in the legal crosshairs of the Gaye estate for his involvement in the hit song. Tip has recently spoke out about the case and feels he didn’t do anything wrong.

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Pharrell Williams
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Pharrell Speaks Out on ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict: ‘It Kills Creativity’

A week after being found guilty in the “Blurred Lines” trial, Pharrell Williams finally speaks out about the jury’s $7.4 million verdict that he, along with Robin Thicke, must pay to the Marvin Gaye estate.

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Marvin Gaye Family Goes After T.I., Record Labels Over ‘Blurred Lines’

After walking away with a legal victory, the Marvin Gaye estate has filed additional motions asking a judge to amend the jury’s verdict to include penalties for all parties involved including T.I. and the record labels connected to the hit song “Blurred Lines.”

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Marvin Gaye Pharrell Williams
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Marvin Gaye Family Not Planning to Sue Pharrell Over ‘Happy’ [VIDEO]

Marvin Gaye's family are denying reports that they are planning to sue Pharrell Williams over "Happy," which they claim sounds similar to Gaye's classic song, "Ain't That Peculiar."

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Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams Found Guilty of Copying Marvin Gaye Song for ‘Blurred Lines’

After a lengthy legal battle, the Marvin Gaye family has come out victorious in their copyright-infringement case against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. On Tuesday (March 10), a California federal jury found Thicke and Williams guilty of copying Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up” for their 2013 hit “Blurred Lines.”

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Barbershop Quartet Fallon
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Jimmy Fallon, Steve Carell Add a Funny Twist to Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing’ [VIDEO]

How do you take to sexiness out of Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing?’ Have the song covered by a barbershop quartet (plus one) starring Jimmy Fallon and Steve Carell.

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Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams Headed to Trial Due to ‘Blurred Lines’ Controversy

The controversy surrounding Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' continues. A federal judge has ruled that the copyright-infringement lawsuit Marvin Gaye's children filed against Thicke and Pharrell Williams will go to trial in 2015.

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