LeCrae

Christian hip hop, Composer

1979 –

94

Who is LeCrae?

Lecrae Moore, mononymously known as Lecrae, is an American Christian hip hop artist, celebrity, entrepreneur, and record producer. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent record label Reach Records, and the co-founder and president of the non-profit organization ReachLife Ministries. To date, he has released seven studio albums and two mixtapes as a solo artist, and has released three studio albums, a remix album, and one studio album as the leader of the rap group 116 Clique. He produced much of his earlier material along with other early Reach Records releases. His filmography includes appearances in the documentary Uprise Presents: Word from the Street, an autobiographical role in the Billy Graham short television film The Cross, a role in the television film A Cross to Bear, and a role in the upcoming comedy film Believe Me. Moore received a nomination for Artist of the Year at the 43rd GMA Dove Awards, and Best Gospel Artist at the 2013 BET Awards. His work has received two Grammy Award nominations, one of which he won, one Billboard Music Award nomination, fourteen Dove Award nominations, four of which he won, four Stellar Award nominations, one of which he won, and a Soul Train Music Award nomination. In the social sphere, Moore has advocated for the preservation of responsibility and fatherhood as a value among men in the United States. Specifically, his hip-hop group 116 Clique headed a multimedia campaign Man Up in 2011, and in 2013 Moore partnered with Dwyane Wade and Joshua DuBois in the multimedia initiative This Is Fatherhood, an initiative which garnered support from U.S. President Barack Obama.

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Born
Oct 9, 1979
Houston
Also known as
  • Lecrae Moore
  • Crayola
  • Creezie
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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