Church Clothes, Vol. 2, is the second mixtape by Christian hip hop artist Lecrae, released on November 7, 2013 by Reach Records. Hosted by Don Cannon, it follows Lecrae's previous mixtape, Church Clothes, and Grammy Award-winning full-length album Gravity, both of which came out in 2012.
New York native Andy Mineo drops his Reach Records debut with , an engaging set of genre-hopping originals blending hip-hop, R&B, and rock. Featuring guest work from contemporaries Lecrae, Swoope, KB, and Trip Lee, this sixteen track release includes "The Saints," "Uno Uno Seis," "Shallow," "Superhuman," and more.
Lecrae's goal is to represent Christ and a holy culture. But instead of forsaking his
urban roots and flavour, he uses them to put Christ and the Bible in a light that rap
fans can understand. The aim is to digest theology and spit it back out so the
streets can grasp it. If the message is the meat then the seasonings are the
rhyme patterns, urban beats, and relational themes. Hip-hop has proven to
transcend race and background, though losing some of it's vigor and integrity in
the process, Lecrae wants to remain true in his music and
116 Clique member and Reach Records standout Trip Lee follows 2012's The Good Life with his finest effort to date, showcasing his signature lyrical depth over a bed of funky, hard, and poignant tracks. Coinciding with his book of the same title, Rise includes "Manolo" (ft. Lecrae), "Lazarus" (ft. Thi'sl), "Lights On," and more.
Following his breakout debut, Reach Records signee Andy Mineo turns in Neverland, another forward thinking, deftly executed set of top notch tracks. Quickly establishing himself as a mainstay in Christian hiphop, Mineo's trap beats and clever wordplay shine on "You Can't Stop Me," "All We Got," the title cut, and more.
Thousand Foot Krutch follow the critically-acclaimed Welcome To The Masquerade album with their first independent release. The End Is Where We Begin takes the group's trademark sound to new levels with a fifteen track set of fist-pumping rapcore and hook-heavy hard rock. Includes "Light Up the Sky," "Be Somebody," "All I Need to Know," and more.
Setting the pace for quality in Christian Hip Hop, Reach Records offers this high octane EP from rising star KB. 100 features guest work from label mates Derek Minor and Andy Mineo, and showcases KB's rapid-fire flow on "Undefeated," "Doubts," "Give My All," and more.
Lecrae is back with his gritty, southern style and versatile delivery that captivated audiences on his debut release Real Talk. Poised to deliver more truth to the world, Lecrae returns with a much-needed message on his sophomore effort After The Music Stops.
Introspective songs like I Did It For You and crowd-pleasing tracks such as Run showcase Lecrae's unique ability to mix his distinct southern style into a versatile sound of authentic Hip Hop. After The Music Stops is sure to be an inspirational tool in the arsenal of youth striving to live for the glory of Christ.