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

Alice Otchere Johnson Jul 20, 2018 at 06:00pm

July 20, 2018 at 06:00 pm | History

Alice Otchere Johnson

Alice Otchere Johnson | Intern Writer

July 20, 2018 at 06:00 pm | History

Rahman Nii Ayi Aryee

Rahman Nii Ayi Aryee | Intern Writer

July 20, 2018 at 06:00 pm | History

Nelson Mandela

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.

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