According to our friends at Rapzilla, Columbia Records announced today the signing of groundbreaking hip hop artist Lecrae (Lecrae Moore) in a deal with the artist and his own label, Reach Records.
*From a press release by Lecrae’s management*
Columbia is home to Adele, Beyonce, J. Cole, John Legend, One Direction, Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg, among many others.
Lecrae’s breakthrough album Anomaly, debuted at #1 on the coveted Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, receiving universal acclaim and making him a force in mainstream hip hop. The Atlanta-based artist, community leader, activist and entrepreneur has helped to revive the genre’s conscious sensibility with his message of inspiration.
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,” garnered across-the-board acclaim, earning a 2015 Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance.
Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Anomaly -Lecrae’s 7th album to date – at #12 on their list of the Best 40 Albums Of The Year.