BY Alice Otchere Johnson, 6:00pm July 20, 2018,

11 most interesting photos of popular black icons before they became famous

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Age they say is just a number, but it will surprise you the effect “numbers” can have on looks. Your role model did not always look as they do and yourself, you looked different some years back.

We sample some old but interesting photos of some black icons before they became famous and they are almost unrecognizable from their youthful days.

Scroll through to see how your favourite black icon looked like as a youth.

Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: July 20, 2018


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