Robin Thicke has filed a lawsuit against Marvin Gaye‘s family.
Why? Gaye’s family is asserting that ‘Blurred Lines‘ isn’t original.
A lawsuit was filed Thursday in California federal court by Thicke, Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris, Jr. against Gaye’s family and Bridgeport Music, which owns some of Funkadelic’s compositions.
Gaye’s family alleges that ‘Blurred Lines‘ and Gaye’s ‘Got to Give It Up‘ “feel” or “sound” the same.
As for Funkadelic, there’s said to be claimed similarity between Thicke’s hit and Funakedlic’s ‘Sexy Ways.’
With Blurred Lines’ over 130 million views on YouTube and its tenth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, Gaye’s family wants money.
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