Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell’s hit inspires our Motown duets playlist.
His insane lifestyle might have risked overshadowing the music, but Rick James was a talented musician whose work speaks for itself.
The series will be executive produced by Rick James’ daughter Ty James with Randy McKinnon and Mike Sager.
In the golden era of the Temptations, Kendricks' light, acrobatic voice was the perfect foil for the gritty tones of the equally brilliant David Ruffin.
A bizarre ride through funk, rock and jazz history, The Pharcyde’s debut album remains unique in the history of hip-hop – a rare example of rap without ego.
With some of its icons still making hits, and a new breed of R&B star rising through the ranks, Motown continued to dominate the charts in the 80s and 90s.
How well do you know punk-funk superstar Rick James and his Garden of Love album? Test your knowledge with our quiz!
The Grammy-winning funk rock singer from Buffalo, New York had showmanship and songwriting that was highly revered and beloved.
Everyone knows the heavy-hitting classics, but Motown’s output was so good there are tons of overlooked 70s albums you need to know.
To mark Motown’s 60th anniversary, all of the surviving artists who helped build Motown’s legacy to what it is today were on hand to perform their hits.
Remembering one of the last international stars of the original Motown empire.
Boyd Jarvis, the American house music pioneer, DJ, radio personality and collaborator with artists such as Herbie Hancock and Chaka Khan has died
What is funk? Some say it’s all about the groove, for others it’s the attitude, the glide in your stride, the dip in yo’ hip. Time to immerse yourself...
Motown left Detroit a long time ago, but the record company who gave us Diana, Marvin, Smokey & Stevie continues to exert a huge influence on popular music.
From folk-pop, psychedelia, country-rock, to hair metal and hip-hop, music has been integral to California’s cultural identity.
Four Motown singers, the pillars of Motown Records – Smokey, Stevie, Marvin and Diana – all became global soul superstars due to one man, Berry Gordy.