NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 1, 2016) Two-time Grammy® Award winning hip hop artist LECRAE is bringing his HIGHER LEARNING TOURto Lipscomb University Allen Arena in Nashville, Tenn. on April 21, 2016.
“This tour allows me to be involved and inspire some of the most impactful and influential leaders of tomorrow,” said Lecrae. “College is where many of the world-changing thoughts and ideas are birthed. I want my music and my message to help inspire those ideas.”
The influential rapper and hit-maker continues to score big on the charts and in the industry. Lecrae has sold 1.7 million albums to date, including more than 325,000 copies of Anomaly, his latest No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. Anomaly also landed at No. 1 on other Billboard charts including Digital Album, Rap Album, Christian Album and Gospel Album charts. Last year at the Grammy® Awards, he was nominated for the coveted Best Rap Performance alongside Drake, Eminem, Childish Gambino and Kendrick Lamar.
Lecrae has been praised by mainstream and hip hop press alike with features in Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, XXL, Essence Magazine, Billboard and Vibe Magazine, among others. Radio personality and MTV News Executive Producer Sway Calloway proclaimed Lecrae’s music as the “Evolution of Hip Hop.” He’s performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, BET Network’s Hip Hop Awards and BET Experience.
Lecrae’s first memoir, Unashamed, is available now for pre-order. Fans who pre-buy a book are given the choice of exclusive campaign items including a song track by Lecrae, an Unashamed 116 t-shirt, and more. Fans will claim their prize at UnashamedBook.com.
The Higher Learning Tour features special guest DJ Promote, and on selected dates, Propaganda, Swoope and Liz Vice. VIP tickets are available.
Lecrae is available for phone interviews and show-day interviews.
Who: Lecrae, Two-Time Grammy® Award Winning Hip-Hop Artist What: Lecrae’s Higher Learning Tour Date: April 21, 2016 Where: Lipscomb University Allen Arena, 1 University Park Dr., Nashville, TN 37204
About Lecrae: Lecrae is a two-time Grammy® Award winning hip hop artist whose 2014 album, Anomaly, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200, Rap, Digital, Christian, Gospel, and Independent charts. His seven studio albums and two mixtapes have sold 1.7 million copies to date. Lecrae has been nominated for five Grammy® Awards, including a win in 2013 for Best Gospel Album and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song in 2015, as well as won seven Dove Awards, won a Billboard Music Award, won two Soul Train Music Awards and received a BET Hip Hop Awards nomination. Lecrae resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children.