Singer Lenny Kravitz cover the September issue of Uptown magazine. During his interview with the magazine, revealed the rocker criticism he experienced growing up, his close friendship with Teena Marie. Lenny Kravitz graces the cover of Uptown Magazine, in 2011-style questions this month in this function, the Rock Icon deep in his interview with the magazine.
"I was a boy they knew was different, They knew who my parents were
and would call them Mr. and Mrs. Day Night, or they would call me zebra." "She would make a lot. It was her and
Penny Johnson, Rick James' sister. They looked after me, fed me. She took
me to concerts. She took a lot of people. The major reason why I'm here because of this sister. She was serious. She was independent, a multi-instrumentalist, a writer, producer. "
With a new album that drops this month titled ‘Black And White America’, it was inevitable that he spoke about his interracial upbringing in the intimate interview, “I was the kid they knew was different. They knew who my parents were
and would call them Mr. Day and Mrs. Night, or they’d call me zebra,” says
Kravitz in reference to his Jewish father and his black mother. “I didn’t stick
to one group, and I ended up listening to all kinds of music,” he remembers.