April 1, 1984. The day Marvin Gaye was murdered by his father
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PODCAST. The prince of soul has the bad idea to return to his parents to recover his health. After a fight, his father shoots him.
Frederic Lewino And Gwendoline Dos Santos
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At the age of 45, Marvin Gaye is completely destroyed by drugs and excesses of all kinds, and in particular by drugs. He decided to recover his health by finding refuge with his parents in Los Angeles. On April 1, 1984, Marvin and his mother Alberta were chatting sweetly when they heard Marvin Senior ranting through the wall. The musician’s father is angry because he can’t find a document about the Washington house that Marvin gave to his parents. He is all the more upset that he sold this house on the sly without telling his son. Marvin and his mother are tired of hearing the old man constantly yelling.
Marvin shouts to his father to join them in his room, because they do not understand what he is grumbling. Marvin Senior refuses to come and…