Leading CHH rapper, Lecrae, has gone clear after hit album, ‘Anomaly’, received Gold Certification this September.
The Grammy award-winning artist is currently celebrating after receiving RIAA Gold Certification for ‘Anomaly’. That means he has sold over 500,000 units of the album….WHAT!!!
‘Anomaly’ was released in September 2014 and debuted at number 1 on the coveted Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. The album received universal acclaim and made Lecrae an undeniable force in rap music. The Atlanta-based artist, community leader, activist and entrepreneur has helped to revive the genre’s conscious sensibility with his message of inspiration and love of God.
Nominated for multiple awards throughout his career, Lecrae has blazed an unchartered path, winning two Grammy Awards. His hit single, ‘All I Need Is You’, from Anomaly garnered across-the-board acclaim, earning a 2015 Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Anomaly – Lecrae’s seventh album to date – at number 12 on their list of the Best 40 Albums of the Year.
This summer, Lecrae celebrated the release of his memoir, Unashamed, which immediately debuted as a New York Times Best Seller, landing in the Top 10 of the Non-Fiction category. It was also announced that the groundbreaking rap artist had signed a deal with Columbia Records and his own label, Reach Records.
Lecrae has shared the stage with Kendrick Lamar and J Cole, as well as hip-hop legends Wu-Tang Clan, Rakim and Common, and he has co-headlined some of the best-selling tours in the US, according to Pollstar.
Say what you will about Lecrae, but you can’t deny that he has been able to take Christ-inspired music to urban heights like none other thus far. Hats off to him.