“When you hear the term ‘trap music’ you most likely think of an ode to drugs, dealing, money, and mayhem. But truthfully, the production sets the scene first,” he wrote. “Dope boys want to rap over a particular soundscape. Zaytoven, Metro Boomin, and Murda Beatz, amongst others, provide that. There was a t
Grammy Award-winning artist Lecrae was a guest speaker at VOUS Church on Sunday where he shared a message on finding joy out of the darkness of depression.
The Reach Records founder was invited to Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr.’s megachurch in Miami, Florida, to talk to the congregation on the topic of “Joy Through Sacrifice,” which was made available via podcast on Monday.
Lecrae has explained why he decided to delete a tweet that he wrote condemning violent and misogynistic hip-hop lyrics.
In an interview with VladTV, the rapper explained that he was left frustrated after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18 year old who committed a theft at a convenience store and was later fatally shot by a white police officer after a physical altercation in which Brown attempted to grab the officer’s gun.
“I was frustrated at Mike Brown’s murder, frustrated at people
Formerly known as Rhema Soul member K-Nuff, Konata Small re-emerges with "Hold Some," the opening track from his forthcoming solo debut, Est. 1997, to be released on RMG Amplify in partnership with Good City Music.
On the song, Konata opens up about his transition to becoming a solo artist, rapping, "Guess I was a problem now I ain't / ‘Cause ain't nobody checking me / Was standing in the middle of my circle / Now I'm standing alone / Man it's deep."
Konata admits "Hold Some" was the first son
“If Wu-Tang can spit 5 Percent gems, I can rap about Him who died for my sins.” This line from “Co-Sign” summarizes everything I dig about Lecrae’s new mixtape Church Clothes conceptually.
The Houston native not only sticks true to his message of faith and divine intervention, but manages to break down that wretched “secular/sacred” barrier that people tend to place upon rappers in his lane by referencing one of the most openly mystic hip hop acts ever. In a more func
Lecrae’s Views On Police, New Music, Religion, Upcoming Tour, And More!
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Much has been written about mainstream rap’s religious revival. Popular hip-hop artists–most notably Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, and Kanye–are weaving Christian themes into their music without apology. Surprisingly, the secular music marketplace is eating it up.
But as mainstream rap has become more Christian, Christian rap has become more mainstream. Artists like Lecrae are signing with secular music labels and refusing to be called “Christian rappers.
Listen to the track below:
The mixtape was hosted by Don Cannon, and downloaded over 100,000 in less that 48 hours on Datpiff.com. It eventually had over 250,000 by the end of the month and about 600,000 now, which is platinum on the site.
The album had features by Tedashii, Propaganda, Swoope, No Malice, And
Producer G-Styles, Kadence, k-Drama, Joseph Prielozny. Sixth Sense Music Productions, Dion Burroughs, Teddy P, Bobby Taylor, So Hot Productions (J.R. and NAB), Lecrae
Release Date: September 30, 2008
Record Label: Reach Records
1. Rebel Intro
2. Don't Waste Your Life ft. Cam, Dwayne Tryumf
3. Go Hard ft. Tedashii
4. Identity ft. Da' T.R.U.T.H., JR
5. Indwelling Sin
6. Breathin' To Death
8. Desperate ft. Cam
10. Fall Back ft. Trip Lee
Since he released his first album and founded Reach Records in 2004, Lecrae’s life looks like this: seven albums, three mixtapes, seven Dove Awards, two Soul Train Awards, two Grammy Awards, one Billboard Award, one memoir and one honorary doctorate of music from Canada Christian College.
In the midst of racking up accolades and working relentlessly as one of the foremost Christian rappers in music, the Texas transplant has become a bit of a public mentor
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