Lecrae talks about the goal and purpose behind Church Clothes. This interview took place before the release of Church Clothes at the Man Up Conference.
wants to make two things clear: He’s a man of God. And he's hip-hop. “If I was a plumber, I wouldn’t say, ‘I’m a Christian plumber,’” said the Houston-born rapper during a recent stop by the Complex
offices. “I’m going to say I’m a hip-hop artist. You're going be able to tell the filter that my
Lecrae stopped by the XXL offices recently, where he spoke on his Church Clothes mixtape, his tattoos, his thoughts on Jesus pieces and plenty more…
In the last year, Lecrae has steadily become more of a household name in hip-hop circles. Thanks to work with Statik Selektah, shout outs from artists like Kendrick Lamar, and, more recently, his Don Cannon-hosted Church Clothes
mixtape—which features No Malice as well as production from 9th Wonder and Boi-1da—Lecrae has been