Kravitz To 'Fly Away' This Summer

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Four time Grammy Award winning Lenny Kravitz will release his ninth studio album, Black and White America this Summer 2011 on Atlantic Records/Roadrunner Records. This is Kravitz’s first album on the new label, following eight previous albums.

In addition to the release of his new album, the first of new material in three years, Kravitz will kick off a world tour in support of the new collection this June.

"I am really excited for everyone to hear the music on Black and White America. Musically and lyrically, I feel it is the most diverse album of my career,” Kravitz said according to a press release.

Kravitz, a multi-instrumentalist, produced, wrote and arranged the 12 tracks on the record.

In October, Lenny Kravitz announced a season-long partnership with Turner Broadcasting that will feature multiple songs from the artist throughout its NBA regular season, All-Star and playoffs coverage. The first collaboration between the two featured Kravitz in a basketball-themed original video performing “Come On Get It,” which also appears on his upcoming new album.

Kravitz has been confirmed to headline the 2011 NBA All-Star Entertainment Series presented by American Express along with Rihanna.  Kravitz will tip off the 60th NBA All-Star Game, which will air  on  Sunday, February 20th.

— Crystal Lynn Huntoon

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