Lecrae - Rehab: The Overdose

Published Thursday 20th October 2011
Lecrae - Rehab: The Overdose
Lecrae - Rehab: The Overdose

STYLE: Hip-Hop
RATING 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 107696-18305
LABEL: Reach 829569817825
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RELEASE DATE: 2011-04-18
PRICE: £12.99

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Reviewed by Steve Hayes

The followup to his breakthrough hit 'Rehab' and more rhymes fired with an incredible passion and clarity and with a dirty south beat focus. 'Overdose' has some hard-hitting messages for the world who would rather hear a message of death than life in Christ. But Lecrae stands for Jesus with a fiery defence, and holy verbal offensive action. The standout "More" is a plea for more of God with an impassioned cry over crunk beat, with Lecrae hungry and thirsty for what God has - "Don't let me lose sight of my Saviour, cos my Saviour's worth it". The assertive rap continues in the awesome "Battle Song" featuring Suzy Rock with the battle on although the war has been won - "to live and die for the Gospel." The emcee confronts life issues, although still fired up, with a session of "Anger Management" ft Thi'sl. This is followed by the brilliant fast-paced flows on "Blow Your High" as Lecrae and Canon speak truth about drugs. In "Strung Out" Lecrae rejects a love for the things of the world in favour of obeying God. The rapper was "like a typical fool. shooting for the moon, but there's only one Son, no co-star", but now he's only living for God's name and will "Chase" after that. Even down-tempo in the silkily smooth "The Good Life", we find that only God satisfies.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Overdose [Listen]
2. More [Listen]
3. Battle Song Ft Suzy Rock [Listen]
4. Anger Management Ft Thi'sl [Listen]
5. Blow Your High Ft Canon [Listen]
6. Strung Out [Listen]
7. Chase That Intro [Listen]
8. Chase That (Ambition) [Listen]
9. The Good Life Ft J. Paul [Listen]
10. Like That [Listen]
11. Going In Ft Swoope [Listen]

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Product Description

Around every corner is the lure to consume, a desire to be satified. Unfortunately, no human being has found anything under the sun that brings lasting satisfaction. So, we consume more and more and more.

Eventually, we overdose. But there is hope if Christianity is our Rehab. In Jesus, satisfaction can be found. Grace, Love, Peace and Hope can be found..... and there is always more. Consume more of Jesus. Overdose.

Reader Comments

Posted by chris in indiana @ 04:32 on Oct 26 2011

If we are Christian!We fight for what the bible says. The president now! Is clearly not for US! He just started, For our Jobs! Only for his election! Look at all the tv and movie stars he hangs with! they fund him! In which does not fubd all the othe people, And jobs lost! He speaks sweet im for you! when and where! He hurt more poor people than last three presidents put together!Cain is for all! Not just stars like now president only after fsmr ......choose Cain



Posted by chrie in indiana @ 08:12 on Jul 21 2011

I grew up listen to a mix of metal and rap! Rap the people i hung around, i liked hardcore! My rap was NWA, Ghetto Boys, And of course from Ghetto boys Scarface! Which Ghetto boys from texas! also, Along wit too Short! I Liked, But always looking for the christain rap! That hits the soul! Not to many that does that! Most tring to soubd kike others! T bone i liked caused he raped faster and bass was greaT! M



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