Gravity

Album: Gravity (2012)
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  • This is the title track of American Christian Hip-Hop artist Lecrae's sixth studio album. Speaking with Family Christian, Lecrae explained the record's concept. "Gravity is loosely based on Ecclesiastes," he said, "and I think what Solomon was trying to do was bring some weight to life and that's really what I want to do, to paint some sober pictures. Honestly everything sober is not bad so I don't want people to think that sober pictures are bad. You know, there is a sobering picture when you're overwhelmed with all of the hurt and the pain in this world. There's a sober picture of how it's only for a short period of time, it's short-lived, or that we still have Jesus. So that's what I would call a weighty part, a gravitational pull to remind us of who we are in Jesus. So obviously, just wanting to paint hope, but also just giving the pictures of the realities of this life that we live, and how there's no escaping it other than Jesus."
  • The song features a vocal contribution from Courtney O. Peebles, a.k.a. "J.R.", who is a Christian singer and producer. J.R. is one half of the So Hot Productions team along with N.A.B. and he also manned the boards on this percussion-filled track.

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