Christian artist Lecrae won two awards in the “Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music” category at the 66th Grammy Awards on February 4. “I must pay homage to the Lord Jesus” declared lhe native of Texas received this distinction.
On February 4 in Los Angeles, the 66th Grammy Awards. This event, which takes place every year in the United States, aims to distinguish the best artists and technicians in the world of music.
Lecrae, Christian hip-hop artist, has won two Grammy Awards in the “Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music” category, for his album Church Clothes 4 and his song Your Power, recorded as a duet with American singer Tasha Cobb.
When receiving his prize, the artist paid tribute to Jesus, the one he considers to be his “all in all”.
"I don't even have words right now. [...] I have to give credit to the Lord Jesus for simply being 'my all in all'."
In a post published on Instagram the day after the Grammys, the 44-year-old artist said he was "grateful" but above all, moved by the grace that Jesus granted him and which allows him to work for the healing of hearts at through his music.
The Texas native has many times testified of his tumultuous past. A victim of abuse, he also mentions having been tempted by suicide and having taken refuge in drugs and alcohol. But his meeting with Jesus changed his life and now he proudly carries this standard.
In an interview with Christian post, on March 27, 2023, Lecrae spoke about the need to honor God by remaining humble and seeing others “as better than yourself.”
"We live in a really narcissistic society right now. Social media is 'me me,' and we don't think much of others as being better than ourselves. [...] Pride sets in every day . I wake up in the morning and she's sitting at the foot of my bed and says, 'What's up, man?' Pride awaits me, so I must seek humility, one step at a time.”