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Lecrae Biography

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Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Years Active: 2004-present
Genres: Christian Rap

Lecrae Moore (born 1980) is a Christian rap artist signed to Reach Records. Lecrae resides in Atlanta, Georgia hosting hip-hop related events, volunteering at the local juvenile detention center as well as Kids Across America Kamps in Branson, Missouri, and engaging with ReachLife Ministries. Also, as a member of the 116 Clique, Lecrae ministers at various campus and community venues.

Lecrae received two nominations at the 38th Annual GMA Dove Awards. One was for his song, "Jesus Muzik", which also featured Trip Lee; and the other nomination was for his second album, "After the Music Stops". He was nominated for Hip Hop/Rap Recorded Album of the Year by the 40th Annual GMA Dove Awards.

He received reviews from various magazines including Rapzilla, which specifically noted his style and his second album, "After the Music Stops", has been called, "one of the best CDs I have heard in 2006. Lecrae's flows are clever but straight to the point and his delivery is very clear." His name comes from the bird, Crae.