12" vinyl version of "Rehab." Included on the vinyl are four album tracks and four instrumentals. Vinyl also comes with a digital download card to receive MP3's of the full album, plus instrumentals and acapellas. Utilized by everyone from Amy Winehouse to Eminem,rehab
has become a popular theme and catchphrase in modern popular music. However, the Christian rapper Lecrae completely repurposes the word for his fourth album. A conceptual work about the determination and rewards of transformation, Rehab is captivating, even for a non-Christian audience. Rather than resort to preachy slogans, Lecrae's descriptions of temptation are sharp and intricate.Killa
never explicitly names a specific vice, yet vividly translates its seductive power:These honey dip lies mesmerize me / Pride's got its crooked fingers twisted all inside of me… Evil looks so lovely covered in her lace of lies / And the silky smooth seduction just manipulates my mind.
Inevitably, the album's protagonist is soon redeemed by the glory of Jesus, but even when he basks in the light of the Lord, Lecrae avoids clichés. Most importantly, the music is heavy, not corny. The album's centerpiece isUsed to Do It Too,
a church sing-along with all the muscle of a T.I. trap anthem. - iTunes
- Release Date: July 08, 2008
- Record Label: Reach Records
- Number of Discs: 1