As a child, Thicke's parents were supportive of his musical inclinations; his father helped him to write and structure his first songs.
Yet, according to Thicke, his father would not pay for Thicke (then in his early teens) and his vocal group, As One, to record a professionally produced demo tape, wanting Robin to focus on his studies and graduate from school before committing to the pursuit of a career in music.
Thicke has worked with several artists, such as Christina Aguilera, Nicki Minaj, K.
Over the last several years, Mc Knight has been experimenting with his sound and recently decided to return to his roots.“Since 2010, I’ve been trying to find a hybrid between what I do and what the technology dictates you are supposed to do,” he says.He rose to international fame in 2013 with his single "Blurred Lines", which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.He is the son of actor Alan Thicke and actress Gloria Loring and known for his former marriage to actress Paula Patton.In 20, their separation and divorce was covered extensively by the tabloid press including Thicke's efforts to reconcile with Patton.His mother is American actress-singer Gloria Loring, who appeared on U. daytime drama Days of Our Lives, and his father was Canadian actor Alan Thicke (1947–2016), who was known for his role on the TV sitcom Growing Pains. Thicke also appeared in small roles on The Wonder Years, The New Lassie, Just the Ten of Us and several episodes of Growing Pains.