Lecrae, Texas’ sensational Christian hip hop artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Newport Music Hall!
Lecrae Devaughn Moore was born in Houston in 1979 and is a Christian hip hop artist, songwriter, record producer and actor. He’s had a stellar career with 7 studio albums, 36 music videos, 1 extended play, 61 singles, 3 mixtapes, and he’s sold over 1.4 million records. He’s collaborated with many renowned artists and bands such as Flame, DJ Official, Tedashii, Swoope, Dillon Chase, Jai, Statik Selektah, The Nevels Sisters, Family Force 5, Chaka Khan, Hillsong Young and Free, Trip Lee, Sho Baraka, Sonny Sandoval, Mali Music, Derek Minor, Andy Mineo, and many others. His 2012 studio album (Gravity) hit #3 on the US Billboard 200 chart and won a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album. His latest album topped the US Billboard 200 chart as well as Billboard’s Top Christian Albums, Top Independent Albums, and Top Rap Albums charts. It’s also been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. Lecrae was nominated for Artist of the Year at the 43rd, 44th, 45th, and 46th Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards (winning the last one) and also for Best Gospel Artist at the 2013 and 2015 BET Awards (winning the latter).
Don’t miss your chance to see one of the leading artists in the gospel rap movement, with the chart topping records to prove it!