Guest / Limited Access /
Rehab
Our Rating
4 Stars - Excellent
Average Rating
(6 user ratings) ADD YOURS Help
Artist
Release Date
September 28, 2010
Label
Reach Records

Style: Hip-hop with a parade of guest vocals; compare to Eminem, Jay-Z, Kanye West

Top tracks: "Gotta Know," "Used to Do It Too," "Walking on Water"

While Eminem released back-to-back albums titled Relapse and Recovery, Christian rapper Lecrae decided he was ready for Rehab. The album follows a theme from start to finish: He's a sin-sick soul in need of confession, forgiveness, redemption, and restoration. The album begins with "Check In" and concludes with "Release Date"—with plenty of rehab in between. "Divine Intervention" is a plea for just that, "Just Like You" a call for male role models, "Used to Do It Too" a confession of past sins, "Background" a statement that God is in control. The raps are tight, the lyrics smart, and stellar guest vocalists—including Anthony Evans, Tedashii, Trip Lee, and P.O.D.'s Sonny Sandoval—give the project a well-rounded eclecticism.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Tags:
Browse All Music Reviews By:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
Current IssueEvangelism Is Alive in Portland
Subscriber Access Only
Evangelism Is Alive in Portland
How pastors, evangelists, and residents are sharing the Good News among the city’s ‘nones’ and Muslim refugees.
Current IssueHow God Rescued Me from the ‘Mormon Charles Manson’
How God Rescued Me from the ‘Mormon Charles Manson’
My earthly father wrecked my life. Now my Heavenly Father is rebuilding it.
TrendingThe Real St. Patrick
The Real St. Patrick
A look at the famous saint, and his strategic missions.
Editor's PickThey Will Know We Are Christians by Our Drinks
They Will Know We Are Christians by Our Drinks
In the Muslim world, Christians have a complicated relationship with alcohol.
Christianity Today
Rehab
hide thisAccess The Archives

In the Archives

October 2010

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.