Lecrae, Rapper With San Diego Ties, Shares Wealth Building Ideas

Grammy Award-winning Christian Hip-Hop hop artist Lecrae is on a mission to increase financial literacy among African Americans. Growing up in a “marginalized” community in San Diego, Lecrae says he was exposed to incredible wealth and opportunity when he visited communities along the Pacific coastline or neighborhoods nestled in the hills overlooking the city. But life was different in his predominantly Black neighborhood. Less possibility. Much more poverty. “You begin to wonder ‘how do I acquire that?’ How do you change the narrative?” Lecrae told California Black Media. “Returning to a community that faced marginalization, brutality and the effects of