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Lenny Kravitz

Leonard Albert "Lenny" Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose “retro” style incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk and ballads. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often played all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and percussion himself when recording. He is known for his elaborate stage performances and music videos. He won the Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most losses in that category and most consecutive wins in one category for a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, BRIT Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. On December 1, 2011, Kravitz was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He played the role of Cinna in the film The Hunger Games. Kravitz was born in New York City on May 26, 1964. He is the son of Roxie Roker, an actress known for her character Helen Willis in the 1970s hit television sitcom The Jeffersons, and Sy

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Timbaland celebrated his pending divorce last night in Paris -- with Jay Z, Lenny Kravitz ... and 30 ACE OF SPADES BOTTLES!!The three rolled into Club 79 after Hova's Bercy Arena concert ...… READ MORE >

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Lenny Kravitz Goes Old School ... Handset

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Lenny Kravitz is so freakin' cool, only he could look hip using a retro handset on his mobile phone in NYC yesterday.It won't be long before we are all using rotary cell phones. READ MORE >

- 1271 days ago
Lenny Kravitz Break-In Suspect -- Captured

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The man accused of breaking in to Lenny Kravitz's vacation home in The Bahamas is finally in police custody -- again -- after a dramatic island escape last month.The drama began back on August… READ MORE >

- 1932 days ago
Lenny Kravitz: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

Lenny Kravitz
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Lenny Kravitz may party like a rock star ... but you'd never know it.Here's the 25-year-old singer back in 1989 (left) -- and 20 years later, the 45-year-old version in London last month… READ MORE >

- 1987 days ago
Lenny Krackitz Strikes Again

Lenny Krackitz Strikes Again

Ok, this is getting ridiculous!If he won't wear drawers, can somebody then get Lenny Kravitz a belt already?! See Also Lenny Kravitz Does Crack!  READ MORE >

- 2366 days ago
Lenny Kravitz Does Crack!

Lenny Kravitz Does Crack!

Lenny Kravitz is cooler than you -- because he doesn't wear any underwear!While getting into a vehicle in Prague on Monday, the 44-year-old hipster showed off his back door Britney. Let's hope… READ MORE >

- 2369 days ago
Lenny's Rock Star Life

Lenny's Rock Star Life

You know you've hit rock star status when you're traveling around the world on a mega-yacht with half-naked beauties frolicking around you. And no, we're not talking about Diddy.That's exactly… READ MORE >

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