Lecrae Moore, known as Lecrae, is a Christian hip hop artist, record producer, and actor. 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 EP as the leader of the rap group 116 Clique.
On May 10, 2012, Moore released his first mixtape, Church Clothes, which was hosted by DJ Don Cannon. Considered his breakthrough into mainstream hip-hop, the mixtape was downloaded over 100,000 times in less than 48 hours.
On June 3, 2014 Lecrae announced through social media that his seventh studio album will be titled Anomaly. The album released on September 9, 2014. It is supported by the single Nuthin. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with over 88,000 copies sold through the first week. Lecrae is set to appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Thursday September 18th.
Lecrae at the Greater Toronto Festival of Hope talks about his new album Anomaly, which topped the Billboard charts on the week of September 14.
Anomaly is the first time an album tops both the Billboard 200 and the Gospel Albums chart. Lecrae also became the fifth artist following Chris Tomlin (2013), TobyMac (2012), LeAnn Rimes (1997) and Bob Carlisle (1997) to score a number one album on both Christian Albums and the Billboard 200. Anomaly also marks the sixth time that Lecrae topped the Gospel Albums chart and the fifth time he topped the Christian Albums chart.