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Lenny Kravitz’s tantalizing style, electric vocals and all around sexiness has us forgetting the singer turned 51 today.



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The singer hasn’t slowed down a bit. Since the release of his 10th album, Strut, Lenny has stayed busy by embarking on an international tour, diving into films like Precious and The Hunger Games franchise and supporting his daughter Zoe Kravitz’s budding acting and singer career.

Lenny has us thinking of other black celebrities who haven’t aged since hitting their peaks of success. Not only is Lenny celebrating a big birthday, but legendary singer Patti LaBelle rang in her 71st birthday today.

Here’s more celebrities kicking Father Time where it hurts in the gallery below.


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1. Back Then: Nia Long | Age 28

Back Then: Nia Long | Age 28

Actress Nia Long stole our hearts during her classic films The Best Man, Love Jones and more.

2. Back Then: Tracee Ellis Ross | Age: 28

Back Then: Tracee Ellis Ross | Age: 28

The actress is seen with Joy Bryant, decked out in nothing but Missoni. Remember those days?