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[WATCH] Robin Thicke’s 8-Year-Old Son Sing Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’

The internet fell in love with Robin Thicke’s 8-year-old son, after hearing his cover of the iconic song by Aretha Franklin, “Respect”. A video on instagram, that was posted by Robin Thicke, showed him and his son, Julian, performing a tribute to Franklin on Thursday, August 16. The video quickly went viral, after people heard the young boy’s musical talent and vocal skills as he sang along with his father, while Thicke held his 5-month-old daughter, Mia.

Celebrating Aretha last night!

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According to Us Weekly, many viewers of the video posted comments praising Julian’s singing abilities, and celebrating the loving relationship shown between Robin and his son. “Glad to see you and your little man enjoying happiness, these moments are what we live for,” one follower commented. Fans of the young superstar began requesting more videos from Thicke, wanting to see more of Julian’s singing skills. Thicke obliged by posting an old video of his son performing in a school talent show. In the video, a slick-dressed Julian sang ‘Amazing Grace’, and followers, again, posted their appreciation for the young singer.

To read more about Robin Thicke and his musical family, click here.


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