And wants all his music back.
The battle between the Marvin Gaye estate and “Blurred Lines” writers Robin Thicke and Pharrell is not over yet.
When asked his thoughts on Azalea, in a new interview with The Daily Beast, Ad-Rock didn’t hold back.
And he thinks the trial verdict may not just pertain to music, either.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
But they’re not considering litigation… yet.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.
As an exercise in a terrible universe where lawsuits come at the drop of a hat because a song has the same “feel”, here are a bunch of people who could sue for millions for what “Uptown Funk” kinda sounds like:
Their attorney said they’ll begin the process in about a week.
The jury ruled against Robin Thicke and Pharrell, who will have to pay over $1 million each.
If there were awards for best bar mitzvah video invites, Brody Criz would win them all for this music parody-packed clip.
For Thicke it was $5.66 million, while Pharrell Williams took home $5.15 million and T.I. pocketed $704,774, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Among the magazine’s least influential celebrities includes one of the most talked-about artists of the year in the U2 frontman.
Aloe Blacc, Robin Thicke and Melissa Etheridge will also perform at the 17th annual concert.
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to Face Marvin Gaye’s Family in Court Over Alleged ‘Blurred Lines’ Ripoff
It’s been a tough year for Thicke, and now some of that drama will carry over into 2015 when he faces the Gaye family in court.