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Lecrae’s Next Album Single Breaks Down How Being Broke Made Him Rich (Audio)

Next week, Lecrae will release All Things Work Together. After grabbing his first #1 with 2014's Anomaly, the Reach Records star hopes to do it again. While he's definitively at the top, the veteran MC says he would not be if he did not struggle first. Why MCs Avoid The... Read more

Why MCs Avoid The Term “Christian Rap” Like It’s A Dirty Word (Video)

Less than three years ago, Lecrae reached the top of the pop charts with Anomaly. The Reach Records release, which subsequently went gold, marked a new pinnacle for what is commonly referred to as "Christian Rap." In this week's episode of TBD, Justin "The Company Man" Hunte examines the weird... Read more

Nas, Vic Mensa & Game Hold Nothing Back On the Year’s Most Explosive Soundtrack (Audio)

The Birth of a Nation is already one of 2016's most talked about films, and it hasn't even been released yet. On October 7, the Nate Parker directed sensation will arrive in theaters, and due to its simultaneously historic and timely content, it already has American movie lovers buzzing. The... Read more

BrvndonP Promotes “No Fakery” In His Rhymes Or His E-40 & Lecrae Cosigns

As the Bay Area competes for a second straight NBA Championship (care of the Golden State Warriors), its Hip-Hop scene is also booming in the mid-2010s. While the veteran guard of Rap talent continues to make hits, in leading and supporting roles, a bevy of new voices emerge with a... Read more

Lecrae Says He’s a Jacked-Up Person & Needs a Savior (Video)

In its video series "Gets Political," CNN speaks with some of Hip-Hop's biggest players and have thus far shared musings on life from Jeezy, KRS-One, Vince Staples, and more. Today, the news giant released its latest installment which features Houston, Texas rapper Lecrae. The self-described "Christian rapper" has steadily amassed... Read more

Lecrae Goes As Hard As Any MC Out, Spiritual Or Otherwise (Video)

By now, it's no secret that Lecrae has managed to topple preconceived notions of what Christian Hip-Hop is "supposed" to sound like on their head. The Houston, Texas native has already released an impressive arsenal of seven solo albums, with 2014's Anomaly peaking at the top of the Billboard 200... Read more

Andy Mineo Defeats the 5 Fingers of Death With a Biblical Freestyle (Video)

Andy Mineo returned to the Sway in the Morning show in promotion of his new album, Uncomfortable, which will be released on September 18. For many, Andy's profile grew exponentially, after his standout freestyle on Sway's RapFix Live in December of 2013. Mineo is a Reach Records artist and, like... Read more

Lecrae Releases an Explosive Portrayal of America. It Isn’t Pretty (Video)

If there is any MC to help stimulate an open and honest conversation about the State of the Nation, it's the conscious and spiritually-minded Lecrae. The Grammy nominated rapper has released the video for "Welcome to America", the second track off of his commercially successful and critically acclaimed 2014 album, Anomaly. The video... Read more

Here Are the Best Freestyles of 2014. Nothing. But. BARS (Video)

Contrary to popular belief, a freestyle does not have to be an "off the top" verse, at least according to Big Daddy Kane and Kool Moe Dee, if you take them as credible sources. Says Kool Moe Dee in his book, There's a God on the Mic: "There are two... Read more

Lecrae & Childish Gambino Join Drake, Eminem & Kendrick Lamar In 2015 Grammy Nominations

The flagship 57th annual Grammy Award nominations have been announced, in part, as they are being rolled out gradually this year. After 2014's controversial "Best Rap Performance" win by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, two more independent artists have been nominated for 2014. Reach Records star Lecrae has been nominated for... Read more

Lecrae & The Roots Tear It Down Like It’s Nuthin’ (Video)

Lecrae's "Nuthin'" is one of the talking points from Anomaly. The Reach Records star with a #1 album isn't holding his tongue about his Rap peers on the single, but he's trying to bring messages back—whatever they may be. Joining The Roots onstage for "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon,"... Read more

The Week in Video Brought New Redman, Camp Lo, Curren$y, Your Old Droog, M.O.P., Mac Miller & More (Video Playlist)

The week in video brought closure on the mystery of Your Old Droog, freestyles from Redman, G-Unit and Freddie Gibbs, and new music videos from M.O.P., Camp Lo, Mac Miller, Jhene Aiko, Lecrae and Curren$y. See it all and more in this video playlist. Related: Last Week in Video Featured... Read more

Lecrae Celebrates the Lady in His Life on All I Need is You (Video)

When's the last time you heard a Hip-Hop love song? There are many that talk about sexual conquests but few that truly celebrate the qualities that manifest love--strength, support, loyalty...Lecrae touches on that and more in "All I Need is You," as he describes that special lady in his life.... Read more

Lecrae May Be An Anomaly, But He Is an Open Book (Album Stream)

Lecrae's seventh studio album, Anomaly will release next week (September 9). The Reach Records star has delivered his mainstream-friendly brand of Christian Hip-Hop to the masses, and right up the charts in the last five years. His latest effort builds on that foundation, with involvement from Strange Fruit Project's S1... Read more

All Lecrae Really Needs Is You (Audio)

Becoming the first artist to ever reach number one with a Hip-Hop album on the Billboard Gospel charts with his 2008 release, Rebel, Lecrae began to earn a name for himself on a much bigger scale. Later, Lecrae gained even more notoriety from the public following his 2011 performance at... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Brought a Righteous Verse from Lecrae, Videos from Common, Cormega, ONYX, YG & More (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought some heavy hitters, including Lecrae conquering Sway's 5 Swingers of Death MC challenge with a righteous verse, 19-year old Kanye freestyling, new music videos from Cormega, Common, ONYX, YG, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper and more, Snoop interviewing Jimmy Kimmel, short clips on Apollo... Read more

Lecrae Smashes The Five Fingers of Death MC Challenge with Style & Grace (Video)

When's the last time you heard a rapper smash the mic, without cursing? When's the last time you heard an MC body a Kirk Franklin track?? Lecrae is the latest artist to take on Sway's Five Fingers of Death challenge (flowing over 5 random beats) and he tore it down.... Read more

Lecrae Calls Out Misleading Messages Over A Classic Sample On It’s Nuthin (Video)

Lecrae has long stood against the status-quo. A leader in the mainstream Christian Hip-Hop movement, the Reach Records MC is hard at work on his seventh studio LP, Anomaly. "Nuthin" finds Lecrae skating down a sidewalk, in reverse." Meanwhile, the song kicks awareness about the hypocrites and mixed messages in... Read more

Pete Rock, Rapsody & Lecrae Find The Good In Things, On A Khrysis Beat (Audio)

Jamla most definitely Is The Squad, especially this week. 9th Wonder's imprint has set the week ablaze with leaks from the upcoming project, mixed by Statik Selektah. If you thought Rapsody's She Got Game was impressive with its vocal and production chemistry with other artists, you'll enjoy "Be Inspired." In... Read more

Statik Selektah – Game Break ft Lecrae, Posdnuos & Termanology

There's been a lot of chatter about Kanye West and J. Cole's albums dropping on 6/18 but don't forget Statik Selektah's Extended Play project, also out that day. The album is sounding like it's going to be a MONSTER. Here's his latest release. Check out Game Break featuring Lecrae, Posdnuos... Read more

Lecrae – Mayday ft Big K.R.I.T. & Ashton Jones (Video)

Here's a new video from Lecrae. Check out Mayday featuring Big K.R.I.T. and Ashton Jones. Related: Big K.R.I.T. – Now and Then ft Slim Thug (Audio)... Read more

Statik Selektah – Live & Let Live ft Lecrae (Video)

Statik Selektah has dropped a lot of good music lately. Here's some more. Live & Let Live featuring Lecrae is the latest release from his Population Control album (which is now in stores). Check out the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FauIovagTuM&feature=player_embedded... Read more