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I have no love for R. Kelly, but I’m blasting Marvin Gaye forever

… and Kendrick Lamar ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’ — while ignoring Kodak Black

Marvin Gaye greets you from my living room. (Photo credit: Shamontiel L. Vaughn)

There are two artists who you’ll never get a pass for insulting around me: author/poet Langston Hughes and singer Marvin Gaye. In my first apartment fresh out of college, I had a massive poster of Hughes greeting…




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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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