(Photos) BLVCK SCVLE Pays Tribute To Motown With Their Latest Collection

Popular streetwear brand BLVCK SCVLE took a trip down memory lane with their latest capsule collection, paying homage to the legacy of Detroit’s legendary Motown Records. The collection is perfectly timed for fall weather with hoodies, tees and snapbacks, with pieces featuring the distinctive Motown logo, as well as images and concert hall marquees from Diana Ross, Rick James, The Temptations and more. Check out more of the collection in the gallery.

Island Def Jam Splits, Weiss Steps Down And New Promotions

Barry Weiss the CEO of Island Def Jam is stepping down. This move has also split three labels that he was over seeing. Island, Def Jam and Motown will now run on their own. Not only will these labels run independently they will have new EVP’s. Click below.for more info.

U.K. Production Team Creating A Musical Television Drama Using Motown Records!

Stop! In The Name Of Love (Did you sing it too?), a 10-part musical television drama is in the works. The show will be focused on a group of “smart thirty-somethings and their search for love and friendship,” while singing some of Motown’s hottest hits. The production team backing the project, Red Planet Pictures has taken on a deal with EMI Music Publishing, and all seems to be in order. I’m already dancing and singing to the beat! Find out more, down bottom.

Lenny Kravitz Snags Marvin Gaye Role

Congrats to Rocker Lenny Kravitz for acquiring the role of Marvin Gaye!!! This film will be based on Gaye’s Final Years before his tragic death. Not even in production as of yet, the film is already getting mixed reviews. Some are comparing it to Zoe Saldana acting as Nina Simone, not a good fit. Can Lenny pull it off? Read more after the jump Quay

(Video) Michael Jackson Debuting The Moonwalk

In 1983, Motown Records celebrated it’s 25th anniversary. During the celebration, Michael Jackson performed “Billie Jean” and debuted his now infamous Moonwalk!! Check out the performance after the jump. @Julie1205

Sylvia Rhone Leaves Universal!!

I’ve heard rumblings of this for a while and I guess it’s true!! Interesting. XXL is reporting a source has confirmed that Universal Motown President Sylvia Rhone has left her post. @MarisaMendez

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