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Lecrae

Lecrae

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Famous as :

Christian Hip Hop artist, rapper

Birth Name :

Lecrae Moore

Birth Date :

October 09, 1979

Birth Place :

Houston, Texas, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Reber" (2008)

Biography


Born on October 9, 1979 in Houston, Texas, Lecrae Moore was raised by a poor single mother who exposed him to drugs. Moving to several places throughout his upbringing, he was able to witness various cultures and backgrounds, sad to say he idolized and adapted the street life. By 16 years old he was drinking, doing drugs, stealing and fighting, but was soon transformed into a newborn Christian upon attending a Christian conference led by James White. He led a totally different life since then, a Christ-centered life. He began writing lyrics about his ups and downs and at 25, he signed to Reach Records and immediately released his debut album entitled "Real Talk".

Witnessing firsthand how the set had positively impacted people in showbiz and broader, he began working on a follow-up. Titled "After the Music Stops" (2006), the sophomore record was commercially success and surpassed his debut album by reaching no. 5 on the Billboard Gospel Album charts. It was also nominated for the Dove Awards and spawned hit single "Jesus Muzik". Two years later, Lecrae occupied Billboard charts and iTunes with his third album "Rebel" which remained on the Gospel charts for 78 weeks straight. It thus became the first Christian hip-hop album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel chart.

Latest News


Rapper Lecrae Scores First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Anomaly'

September 18, 2014 01:42:21 GMT

has his new album, "", debut at No. 1 on Billboard 200. Selling 88,000 copies in its first week, according to sales figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan, it marks the rapper's first LP to top the chart.
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