It introduced my music to new audiences, allowing me to impact others. Lecrae stated in an exclusive video with AllHipHop that after recording Church Clothes in March, he was on the road before beginning recording for Gravity in May. Much of the production on the album was handled by producers with whom Lecrae has worked with in the past, chiefly The Watchmen and Heat Academy.
Besides Big K. On May 31, , Rapzilla posted an article featuring photos and tweets from the Gravity recording sessions. The lead single from the album, "I Know", was released on July 24, , as a complimentary free download upon pre-ordering of the album. When asked what sets Gravity apart from his previous releases, Lecrae stated that "Obviously, there's more risk involved in terms of just making more mature music that's not as straight [and] explicit. People may have to think a little bit more.
The production is a lot bigger and more advanced than it's been. Lyrically, as an artist, I think I've written some of the best lyrics I've ever written. In a blog for the Houston Chronicle , hip-hop writer Sketch the Journalist posted an article on the cover and promotional artwork for Gravity.
Three release parties were held for the album. Upon its release, Gravity debuted at No. This set a career high for Lecrae, whose previous highest sales week was 27, units with Rehab , and was the best sales week ever for a Christian hip hop album.
Both AllHipHop and Billboard were very positive toward Gravity after a preview listening session, considering it Lecrae's strongest and most mainstream work to date. If anything, Gravity is a giant step forward for his expanding career, and it will surely be a welcome addition to many 'Top 10' lists when comes to a close.
He's not afraid to rap about his past mistakes, supplying inspirational rhymes filled with Christian values backed by well-produced secular hip-hop beats. The reviewer, Armond Goss, listed the tracks "Lord Have Mercy", "Fakin'", and "Buttons" the low points on the album, but said that those were the only problems that they found. It's another "heavy" rap album to drive away from the same escapism tactics rap loves to dwell in.
At CCM Magazine , Andy Argyrakis said that Lecrae has "officially arrived as the top star in the scene", and that the artist has "his finger on today's production trends and certainly being ahead of the curve on a few occasions , his rhymes are packed with so much authenticity that even the most mainstream-minded listener has the potential to connect.
Two artists living in Atlanta and largely the front runners of two different ideologies are releasing a new album on the same day. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gravity Studio album by Lecrae. DJ Official and Alex Medina.
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