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Grammy-Award winning rap artist Lecrae released a brand new song “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination).” The heartfelt track is now available at all DSPs. The emotionally charged artist/author/entrepreneur and social activist – hailed by Rolling Stone as a ‘highly skilled, fast-talking, diary-spilling, self-proclaimed iconoclast,’ – excerpts his recently released manifesto, below. It’s an intimate reveal of his current state of mind, as well as a glimpse into some of the personal and social trials he so powerfully addresses in the new song “Can’t Stop Me Now”:
REKS ‘Final Four 2’ f. Ea$y Money, Planet Asia, Rasco, Reef, King Mag, Phat Kat & Guilty Simpson
gregNWMN ‘Altitude’ Feat. Zion Panda
Memphis Ash – Rehab
I was once told you shouldn’t waste time explaining yourself to people bent on misunderstanding you.
So, I won’t anymore.
I can’t anymore.
I’m a mess.
I’ve been grieving the loss of black lives since 2014…without consultation.
Been fighting critics and scrutiny since 2012.
I can’t even read comments on social media anymore.
All the slander is too much for any one person to digest.
They don’t get me.
Poised for further mainstream recognition as he continues to alter hip hop’s emerging new conscious sensibility, Lecrae is set to embark on his headline tour, The Destination Tour, You’re Accepted, beginning on October 25th in Columbia, SC. Performances are scheduled across many major cities including New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago before wrapping up on November 16th in Asheville, NC – see full list of dates below. Tickets are on sale now, for more information visit Lecrae.com. 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 U.S., according to Pollstar.
‘The Destination Tour, You’re Accepted’ Tour Dates
October 25 – Columbia, SC – Music Farm
October 26 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
October 28 – Norfolk, VA – Norva
October 29 – Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
October 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
October 31 -Philadelphia, PA – The Living Arts
November 2 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
November 3 – Niagara Falls, NY – Rapids Theatre
November 4- Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
November 5 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
November 7 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
November 8 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave II
November 9 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
November 10 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
November 12 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
November 13 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
November 15 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29
November 16 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
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Lecrae is a two-time GRAMMY Award winning hip-hop artist whose RIAA gold-certified 2014 album, Anomaly, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, Rap, Digital, Christian, Gospel, and Independent charts. His seven studio albums and mixtapes have sold more than 1.9 million copies and he has co-headlined some of the best-selling tours in the U.S., according to Pollstar. Lecrae has been nominated for five GRAMMY Awards, including Best Rap Performance 2014, a win for Best Gospel Album in 2013 and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song in 2015, as well as won seven Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, two Soul Train Music Awards and garnered BET Hip Hop Awards and BET Awards nominations. Lecrae’s call for redemption through positive change has placed him at the forefront of causes close to his heart. Referring to himself as a ‘social anthropologist,’ Lecrae seeks the most authentic connection possible with fans around the world who embrace his music. Lecrae resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children.