Lecrae captured the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album during the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Pre-Telecast on Sunday, Feb. 10 that was live streamed. This was the first Grammy win for the Christian hip-hop artist and his second nomination.
According to reports, Lecrae has an idea of why he has been successful in his genre, “I’m not misogynistic, I’m not killing anybody. I’m a Christian and I stand firm in my beliefs.”
“Gravity” was released earlier this fall and debuted at No. 3 on Billboard’s Top 100 chart, an amazing debut for a Gospel or Christian artist. The album also dominated the #1 spot on Billboard’s Rap, Independent, Gospel and Christian charts. 'Gravity" was the follow-up to release to the Grammy-nominated record "Rehab: The Overdose (2010.
"Gravity" also features the talents of Mali Music, Mathai (The Voice), Trip Lee and Tedashii, Street Symphony’s Heat Academy and The Watchmen with production from DJ Khalil.
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