Sign up for the TODAY newsletter

You have successfully subscribed to the TODAY newsletter.

Subscribe now and get trending stories, celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.

Al, Lenny Kravitz discuss being distant cousins

by allDAY /  / Updated 

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter

Is Al really related to Lenny Kravitz? Yes!

Their grandfathers were cousins, Al said on TODAY this morning.

"We both have Roker," Lenny added. "My mother was Roxie Roker, my grandfather, Albert Roker from the Bahamas. Has to be."

What does Al think of the connection?

"All I know is I'm going with it," Al said. "Kids think it's cool."

Watch a video above of Al discussing the connection with Lenny. Watch Lenny's full performance here.

And check out this clip from July 1 when Al revealed the news to TODAY viewers.

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter
MORE FROM today