Fri, Jan 29 2016
LeTourneau University will present Grammy award-winning Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb 12, in LETU’s Belcher Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave. in Longview. Tickets for Lecrae’s “Higher Learning Tour” are available through the Belcher Center Box Office at (903) 233-3080 or online at www.BelcherCenter.com.
With seven studio albums as a solo artist to his credit, Lecrae’s rise in the music industry has been featured in Rolling Stone, XXL Magazine, Vibe Magazine, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and a cover story in The Huffington Post Magazine.
In 2012, he released his sixth studio album, Gravity, which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and won a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album, a first for a hip hop artist. His newest album Anomaly made Billboard chart history by occupying the top spot on both the Christian Albums chart and the Billboard 200 album chart.
Lecrae has performed at the BET experience, co-hosted The Dove Awards, co-headlined the highest ticketed tour in the country, Winter Jam, and received a nomination for Best Impact Track at this year’s BET Hip Hop Awards. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent record label Reach Records.
LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.
LETU offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in aviation, arts & sciences, business, education, engineering, nursing, psychology and theology. Around 1,300 students study at LETU’s main campus in Longview, Texas. LETU also offers a robust suite of online programs, as well as hybrid programs in Dallas and Houston. Claiming every workplace in every nation as their mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life's work as a holy calling with eternal impact. For additional information, visit www.letu.edu.