Cover Stories

J Darius covers “What’s Going On?” By Marvin Gaye

Show Notes

In this episode of Cover Stories, J Darius covers “What’s Going On?” by Marvin Gaye. We talk about the timelessness and significance of the song, the legacy of Marvin Gaye, 90s R&B striving through today’s music, how different the music making and releasing process is today, and much more.

Today is J Darius’ birthday, join us in wishing him a happy birthday! His new EP Acoustic Vibes was just released on 9/13 and his new album The Love Project will be released by the end of the year.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • “What’s Going On?” being evergreen and just as important now as it was when it came out
  • What Marvin Gaye means to the music today
  • How much 90s R&B has transcended pop music today and how much today’s pop music is inspired by 80s music
  • The underrated genius of Outkast
  • And much more!

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Join Texas music journalist Erik Casarez for a weekly podcast that invites artists to take deep dives into their favorite songs and perform them live in studio.