"There is more freedom confessing our weaknesses and shortcomings than in pretending we have it all together."

  • Born Lecrae Devaughn Moore on Oct. 9, 1979, in Houston, Texas
  • The Christian rap artist’s third solo album, 2008's Rebel, became the first Christian hip-hop album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel chart. An appearance on the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards brought him to mainstream attention.
  • Lecrae's 2012 album Gravity won Best Gospel Album at the 55th GRAMMY Awards, marking the first time a hip-hop artist won the honors in that category.  
  • Did you know? Lecrae's seventh album, Anomaly, was the first album to top both the Billboard 200 and Gospel charts simultaneously. It debuted at No. 1 on both charts in 2014.
  • Lecrae was a featured participant in GRAMMY Career Day, an initiative of GRAMMY in the Schools, at USC Thornton School of Music in February 2011 
  • Lecrae partnered with NBA all-star Dwyane Wade and Joshua DuBois in 2013 for the multimedia initiative This Is Fatherhood as part of the Obama administration's Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative.

Lecrae

"There is more freedom confessing our weaknesses and shortcomings than in pretending we have it all together."

  • Born Lecrae Devaughn Moore on Oct. 9, 1979, in Houston, Texas
  • The Christian rap artist’s third solo album, 2008's Rebel, became the first Christian hip-hop album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel chart. An appearance on the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards brought him to mainstream attention.
  • Lecrae's 2012 album Gravity won Best Gospel Album at the 55th GRAMMY Awards, marking the first time a hip-hop artist won the honors in that category.  
  • Did you know? Lecrae's seventh album, Anomaly, was the first album to top both the Billboard 200 and Gospel charts simultaneously. It debuted at No. 1 on both charts in 2014.
  • Lecrae was a featured participant in GRAMMY Career Day, an initiative of GRAMMY in the Schools, at USC Thornton School of Music in February 2011 
  • Lecrae partnered with NBA all-star Dwyane Wade and Joshua DuBois in 2013 for the multimedia initiative This Is Fatherhood as part of the Obama administration's Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative.

GRAMMY Award Results for Lecrae

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Wins
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Messengers
Nominations
Best Rap Performance
All I Need Is You
Best Gospel Performance/Song
Help
 
Wins
Best Gospel Album
Gravity
 
Nominations
Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
Rehab