Lenny Kravitz Honored With a Star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame

Lenny Kravitz Honored With a Star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame

Lenny Kravitz poses at a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame, Tuesday, March 12, 2024, in Los Angeles

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Lenny Kravitz was joined by his daughter Zoë Kravitz and longtime pal Denzel Washington on Tuesday because the rocker was honored with a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame.

The 59-year-old star credited his Hollywood begin to Norman Lear, who picked his mom Roxie Roker to star on “The Jeffersons.” Kravitz stated he moved away from house at age 15 and made his personal approach on the streets of Los Angeles.

“I’ll ceaselessly be grateful to this metropolis for that. I used to stroll these very streets as a result of the motion within the grit that I used to be lacking in New York was proper right here in Hollywood. As an adolescent, I spent loads of time strolling up and down Hollywood Boulevard, seeing the names of all my idols. I by no means dreamt about having a star. I used to be often simply in search of a spot to crash. However I did dream about making the music I needed and doing my very own factor. To see my identify, Lenny Kravitz, completely engraved on the identical streets I used to stroll. It is a surreal, indescribable feeling,” Kravitz stated.

“We’ve got been tied collectively for a very long time,” stated Washington. “We’re shut buddies. We’re brothers. I like Lenny Kravitz. I like Lenny Kravitz. I like Lenny Kravitz l ike I’ve beloved no different brother in my life.”

“The Jeffersons” star Marla Gibbs, who’s 92, was amongst these available for the occasion, together with Zoë Kravitz’s fiance Channing Tatum. Kravitz stated it was “thoughts blowing” to have her and others who have been with him initially of his profession be gathered in a single place.

He stated he could not assist however “go his personal approach” within the music trade.

“It was inside my coronary heart. I did not know every other approach. I actually did not. I turned down loads of document offers, that, you realize, needed me to alter my music. And I knew that there was one thing particular that I wanted to do, however I did not have it but,” he stated.

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