Celebrity Birthdays: Keke Palmer Celebrates!

Cassie, Chris Tucker and others celebrate this week!

Sunshine! - (Photo: Tyler Golden/BET Networks)

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Keke Palmer: August 26 - The young talk show host is celebrating her 21st birthday!(Photo: Tyler Golden/BET Networks)


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China Anne McClain: August 25 - The teen actress is celebrating her sweet 16 this week. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Alexandra Burke: August 25 - The British music star is currently taking Broadway by storm at 26. (Photo: Anthony Harvey/PictureGroup)


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Blair Underwood: August 25 - The Dirty Sexy Money actor makes 50 look amazing. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Sundance Film Festival)

The Gentleman - Kel Mitchell backstage at BET's 106 & Park at BET Studios on October 4, 2011, in New York City. (Photo: John Ricard/BET)

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Kel Mitchell: August 25 - The comedian-turned-actor turns 36. (Photo: John Ricard / BET)


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Branford Marsalis: August 26 - The jazz composer and saxophonist is now legendary at 54.(Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Kim Burrell  - Pastor Kim Burrell is revered as the vocal bible in gospel and secular circles. 1989 saw Burrell release her first solo album, Try Me Again, and since then, her career has been on the upswing. The award winning powerhouse has worked with gospel greats Shirley Ceasar, Yolanda Adams and the Clark Sisters. Outside of gospel, contermporary acts such as Beyoncé, Brandy and Faith Evans have all credited her as influencing their vocal styles.(Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BMI)

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Kim Burrell: August 26 - The gospel great and Sunday Best judge celebrates her 42nd birthday.(Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BMI)


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Evan Ross: August 26 - The actor is gearing up to tie the knot at 26.(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Race to Erase MS)


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Cassie: August 26 - The singer/model doesn't look a day older at 28.(Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Payne-fully Beautiful - House of Payne actress Demetria McKinney stops by the BET Music Matters "Press Play" event to catch up with old friends and new music. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Demetria McKinney: August 27 - The House of Payne actress is taking a stab at a music career at 33.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

"Just a Friend" - Baltimore crooner Mario reworked Biz Markie's hit in 2002. Wanting to take his puppy love to the next level, he asked, "Give me one reason why you wouldn't want this kind of guy/'Cause I stay dipped, I stay laced and I know you know I'm fly."(Photo: J Records LLC)

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Mario: August 27 - The "Let Me Love You" crooner is preparing to release new music at 28.(Photo: J Records LLC)


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Yolanda Adams: August 27 - The gospel powerhouse turns 53 this week.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

Ma$e - He's back! Harlem representer and '90s megastar Ma$e excited fans in the Radio Broadcast Center when he blessed the room with his presence. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for BET)

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Mase: August 27 - The rapper, who recently left the church to return to music, turns 39 this week. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for BET)


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Chandra Wilson: August 27 - The Grey's Anatomy star is still going strong at 45.(Photo: Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images)


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Mario Winans: August 27 - The Grammy-winning producer/songwriter is still active in music at 40. (Photo: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)


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Quvenzhane Wallis: August 28 - The Annie actress is just getting started at 11. (Photo: Alison Buck/Getty Images for Variety)

The Break Through  - His breakthrough came in 1999 when he appeared in the TV movie, Selma, Lord Selma. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Hoodie Awards)

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Kyle Massey: August 28 - The young actor is no longer Raven's little TV brother at 23. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Hoodie Awards)


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Meshell Ndegeocello: August 29 - The music master and instrumentalist is still composing amazing work at 46. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Michael Michele\r - Michael Michele got her start playing the star's girlfriend on New Jack City and NY Undercover. But she earned her acting cred on TV series like Homicide: Life on the Street and E.R.\rBirthdate: August 30, 1966\r(Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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Michael Michele: August 30 - The ER actress looks better with age at 48. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)


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Chris Tucker: August 31 - The Rush Hour funny man celebrates his 43rd birthday. (Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Capitol File Magazine)

Joe Budden: August 30 - The Love & Hip Hop New York star is still dodging controversy at 34. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)

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Joe Budden: August 30 - The Love & Hip Hop New York star is still dodging controversy at 34. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images)


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Shar Jackson: August 31 - The former Moesha star is a grown woman at 38.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Playboy)


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Frank Robinson: August 30 - The former Major League Baseball outfielder is still in the sports business at 79.  (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)


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Edwin Moses: August 30 - The former track and field athlete turns 59 this week.  (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)