Rock icon Lenny Kravitz expressed his disappointment with black media in a recent interview, claiming that black media largely ignores him and that “to this day,” he has not been invited to BET events or the Source Awards. He revealed that he had never done so.
“To this day, I have never been invited to a BET or Source Awards event,” Kravitz said. Said esquire“And I feel like here we have a Black artist who has reintroduced a lot of Black art forms and broken down barriers, just like artists before me broke down barriers.”
“That’s a positive thing. So they don’t have anything to say about it?” Kravitz, who is releasing a double album, Blue Electric Light, also added about black media: .
The report also points out that: vibrator The magazine has featured prominent black artists on its pages since its inception in 1993, but Kravitz waited nearly a decade to appear on its cover.
esquire He also noted that rapper Jay-Z told the magazine, “There would be no Tyler, the Creator without Lenny Kravitz,” adding, “We need those moments of inspiration.” he added. It fosters creativity and paves the way for others. ”
“Forty million records sold. Four consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. MTV Video Awards back when MTV Video Awards still mattered. Concerts in the biggest venues on Earth. ” esquire report.
It remains unclear why Kravitz has been largely ignored by black media, but some may speculate that unlike other artists, he is not politically interested.
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