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    Music Videos
  • "All I Need is You" from Anomaly
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  • "Anomaly" from Anomaly
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  • "Background ft. C-Lite" from Rehab
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  • "Believe" from Church Clothes Vol. 2
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  • "Blow Your High" from Rehab: The Overdose
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  • "Broken (feat. Kari Jobe)" from Anomaly
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  • "Church Clothes" from Church Clothes Mixtape
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  • "Confe$$ions" from Gravity
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  • "Death Story" from After The Music Stops
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  • "Dirty Water" from Anomaly
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  • "Don't Waste Your Life (feat. Cam & Dwayne Tryumf)" from (rebəl)
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  • "Fakiní feat Thiísl" from Gravity
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  • "Far Away" from Far Away (Haiti Relief) - Single
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  • "Fear" from Anomaly
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  • "Give In (feat. Crystal Nicole)" from Anomaly
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  • "Go Hard (feat. Tedashii)" from (rebəl)
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  • "Good, Bad, Ugly" from Anomaly
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  • "Jesus Muzik" from After The Music Stops
    Views 2563 Views | Comments 1 Comments
  • "Just Like You ft. J. Paul" from Rehab
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  • "Lord Have Mercy feat. Tedashii " from Gravity
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  • "Mayday feat Big K.R.I.T. and Ashthon Jones" from Gravity
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  • "Messengers (feat. for King & Country)" from Anomaly
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  • "Nuthin'" from Anomaly
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  • "Outsiders" from Anomaly
    Views 316 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Praying For You" from After The Music Stops
    Views 3169 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Rebel Intro" from (rebəl)
    Views 2384 Views | Comments 1 Comments
  • "Runners" from Anomaly
    Views 342 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Say I Won't (feat. Andy Mineo)" from Anomaly
    Views 279 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Tell the World feat. Mali Music" from Gravity
    Views 2413 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Timepiece " from Anomaly
    Views 345 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Welcome to America" from Anomaly
    Views 327 Views | Comments 0 Comments
  • "Wish" from Anomaly
    Views 244 Views | Comments 0 Comments

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    An unlikely story stands behind the man known by many as "Lecrae". From the southside of Houston to a leader in the movement of urban reform, a rocky road provides a window into the grace he experienced through out his life, with every situation molding him into the artist and leader that he is today.

    Born and raised by his mother in a struggling community on the south side of Houston, Lecrae moved around to several places giving him the versatile background and cultural awareness he carries with him. San Diego, Denver, and Dallas have also once been home to him and the street life he once idolized and pursued. Along the way, like many in the inner city, he took to rapping as a way of communicating his mind. It wasn't until after high school that his hobby became a passion after his hip hop background was redeemed by Jesus Christ.

    At 19 years old at the encouragement of a christian leader he attended a conference and heard James White delivering the message. In that moment, sitting in a chair, his world was flipped upside down as the Holy Spirit convicted him of his sin and need for a Savior. That day Lecrae was rescued by the Lord and began following after Christ. Almost instantly his renewed heart spilled over as he printed his testimony and passed it out enthusiastically all over his college campus at University of North Texas. The next 5 years included many struggles and victories before he teamed up to begin Reach Records, releasing his first album at the age of 25.

    Calling Dallas home, Lecrae remained content using his gifts of speaking and rapping while volunteering at a juvenile detention center, but the Lord would have different plans and soon he began working on his debut "Real Talk". Pouring out a genuine discussion of life issues and passionate, unashamed pursuit of Jesus Christ, Real Talk was released to the world where he quickly became noted as an emcee that would meet listeners where they were by delivering
    transparent, relatable, and impacting messages.

    As Lecrae continued to make his mark in the music industry, he realized the stage wasn't enough. He wanted to see deeper impact in urban culture. There needed to be a culturally relevant and biblically solid resource center to help train the next generation. Co-founding ReachLife Ministries in 2005, the non-profit organization exists to partner with organizations to equip local leaders with culturally relevant tools and media projects designed to strengthen communities with the word of God. ReachLife is another vital piece in the larger vision of seeing a reformation in urban culture.

    Since formation, Lecrae has released the groundbreaking album After
    the Music Stops and the first Christian Rap CD to ever sit in the No. 1 position on Billboard's Top Gospel Charts, Rebel. Led by the
    classic single Jesus Musik, After the Music Stops slowly spread to the mainstream market with other hits such as Praying For You and Send Me. Aimed to build an audience of disciples, the album sat on Soundscan Christian Hip Hop/R&B chart for two years after releasing in 2006. While in the No. 3 position, Rebel released in 2008 and claimed the No. 3 position on the secular iTunes Rap chart.

    A graduate of University of North Texas, Lecrae now resides in the
    inner city of Memphis, one of the nations most violent cities. A movement is brewing around the country with hungry, unashamed believers popping up in inner city communities everywhere. Lecrae is humbled to be a part of leading others towards Christ so that lives can be changed forever just like his changed years ago. With new avenues and strategic partnerships Lecrae prays that the impact from Reach will spread far beyond simply the music and into the lives of believers across the world.

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    Your A Beast | Posted May 21, 2014
    Just wanted to say that you are a beast and I love the music!! Keep bringing that Jesus Muzik!!

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    Truly reppin' Christ! | Posted May 19, 2014
    If you are looking for an artist that sings music that does not give you personal conviction then Lecrae is not the artist for you.

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    rap king | Posted June 19, 2013
    mr lacrae, you the king of rap, keep up and make our gospel music industries proud

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    Lecrae is Awesome :) | Posted June 05, 2013
    Love his music.

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    concert | Posted April 12, 2013
    You were awesome last night at Gordon College!

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    Congrats! | Posted February 10, 2013
    Congratulations Lecrae on your Grammy award! Its awesome to see an amazing Christian artist spreading the Gospel at the Grammy's! May God keep using you to spread the Gospel and break barriers in music!!

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    My opinion about Lecrae! | Posted February 07, 2013
    A great astist and a real inspiration for me and I think for many others... God bless him and use him for His Glory

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    Lecrae @ passion 2012 | Posted November 14, 2012
    I had the privilege of listening as God spoke through Lecrae @ passion 2012. That was my first time having heard of Lecrae and what stood out to me was his transparency and honesty that came through both his music and his message. :)

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    Top o da charts | Posted September 28, 2012
    The put it simply, it takes a lot to get on Billboard's top and Lecrae has done that. So that says a lot about his music. But that doesn't mean that his lyrics are watered down, they're hard hitting and give all the glory to God which is my favorite thing about him. I'm not a rap or hip love whatsoever, but I do enjoy some Lecrea every now and then and that also says a lot about his music. If you haven't checked him out, do it. you won't regret it

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    Lecrae music | Posted July 21, 2012
    Free Music http://lovemyword.blogspot.com/2012/07/free-christian-music-this-is-list-of.html

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