It has a rhythmic hihat, driving bassline and falsetto. IF he's ripped off anything it would be the late 70s / early 80s maybe. But line for line, note for note it isn't a ripoff of this song. It feels similar but the notes aren't.
Also, MARVIN DIED 30 YEARS AGO. It's like the Michael estate suing all of Pop and RnB for spinning on stage. The style of his music is ubiquitous.