Lecrae is dubbed a Christian rapper, but he considers himself a rapper who happens to be Christian.
The Grammy-winning artist (his album “Gravity” won for best gospel album last year) is trying to avoid being boxed into one genre.
“I didn’t really fit in either world,” said Lecrae, 34, who’s been endorsed by both Kirk Franklin and Busta Rhymes. “But it’s telling to the gospel industry that there are people who crave a sound that is not traditional. To the mainstream industry, there’s a voice of faith from all walks of life.”
Last month, his seventh album, “Anomaly,” became the first title to top Billboard’s Top 200 and Gospel Albums charts in the same week. He believes this success could help bring him closer to being embraced by both gospel and mainstream music.
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? What harmony is there between Christ and Belial? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever? What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols? For we are the temple of the living God.
As God has said: “I will live with them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they will be my people.” Therefore, “Come out from them and be separate,
says the Lord.
Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you.
They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us. For if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us; but their going showed that none of them belonged to us (1 John 2:19).
Little children, keep yourselves from idols (1 John 4:21).
Also, the sign of anomoly is the all seeing eye:
Coincedence? I think not.