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Lenny Kravitz at a red carpet event wearing sunglasses and an open shirt with necklaces.

Lenny Kravitz Surrounded by Love During Walk of Fame Ceremony

Lenny Kravitz has received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!

Taking to the podium, the music icon recalled growing up on sets with his mum, The Jeffersons star Roxie Roker, discovering music as a child and eventually buying his first guitar at the age of 12. He thanked everyone who believed in him and supported him along the way including his instrument technician, high school friends and family: “This star is for you.”

Lenny was joined by his daughter Zoë Kravitz who not only shared loving words for her dad but also hilariously roasted him!

“I’ve seen you change in the most beautiful ways. I’ve seen the way you’ve stayed the same in the most important ways. I’ve seen the way you show up, take care of the people you love. I’ve seen your incredible dedication to your art. And mostly, I’ve seen through your shirts!”

She continued, “all my life, people have asked me ‘What is it like to have such a cool dad?’ And the answer is, awesome!”

Hollywood legend Denzel Washington also shared some loving words about Lenny, describing him as “more than a friend” and “more than a brother” as well as someone who was “blessed with an unbelievable talent but more so, an unbelievable heart.”

 

 

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Lenny has released 11 albums and is a four-time GRAMMY winner. He was recently nominated as a 2024 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. He’s been recognised by the CFDA with their Fashion Icon Award and through his Let Love Rule Foundation, he supports a number of important causes including free education programs, dental clinics and hunger relief efforts in underserved communities in The Bahamas.

He’s set to release his highly anticipated new studio album, Blue Electric Light, on May 24, 2024!

(Feature Image Credit: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock.com)

 

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Have you checked out Lenny’s book, Let Love Rule? 

He reflects on embracing a life full of opposites from being bi-racial to having different religious and musical influences.

Lenny Kravitz book cover, Let Love Rule

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co

 

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Nehal is an award-winning news presenter, author of "A Kids Book About Kindness Online" and founder of CelebrityKind. She has dedicated her career to creating connected and healthy spaces in the media. When she's not writing, you'll find Nehal hanging with family, dancing to Beyoncé, interpreting Taylor Swift lyrics or watching old eps of Oprah.