Lecrae Unleashes on “Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)
Lecrae is back and has a lot to say on his "Can't Stop Me Now (Destination)" single. The new record finds the Grammy-award winning MC rapping about depression, betrayal, police brutality, faith and so much more. The record is off his upcoming album, which doesn't have a release date yet nor a title.
"Last year I was feeling hopeless/I just wanted it to end/People stealing money from me, man/I swear I thought that we was friends/And I was so depressed, I was such a mess/I couldn't shake it off/Another murder on the television/Man, somebody go turn it off," he raps in the first verse.
“Can’t Stop Me Now (Destination)” officially begins Lecrae's journey following a huge 2014 when he released his album Anomaly, which topped the Billboard 200. He went on to sign with Columbia Records in May in partnership with Reach Records.
The MC and novelist — he penned his book titled Unashamed earlier this year — spoke about the inspiration for the song in a recent interview.
"It started with a journal entry that I then wanted to bring to fruition as a song," he said. "It wasn’t intended to be a single. But when people put their ears to it, they said man, people need to hear this perspective. It’s me being raw, real and as transparent as I can be. The loss of lives from Michael Brown and Eric Garner to Tamir Rice and Philando Castile … these men and boys represented people who could be my family: nephews, cousins, brothers. So it grieved me deeply. I found that when I spoke about this, there was a large contingent of people with whom I may have shared similar beliefs in terms of faith. But they were completely on the opposite end of the spectrum in terms of sharing my grief for the loss of these lives."
Starting Oct. 25, Lecrae will hit the road for The Destination Tour, You’re Accepted. The fall headline tour will kick off in Columbia, S. C. and finish on Nov. 16 in Asheville, N. C. Peep the dates below.
‘The Destination Tour, You’re Accepted’ Tour Dates:
October 25 - Columbia, SC - Music Farm
October 26 - Raleigh, NC - The Ritz
October 28 - Norfolk, VA - Norva
October 29 - Silver Springs, MD - The Fillmore
October 30 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
October 31 -Philadelphia, PA - The Living Arts
November 2 - Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
November 3 - Niagara Falls, NY - Rapids Theatre
November 4- Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
November 5 - Detroit, MI - Majestic Theatre
November 7 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
November 8 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave II
November 9 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
November 10 - Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall
November 12 - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
November 13 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogarts
November 15 - Chattanooga, TN - Track 29
November 16 - Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
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