Reach Records Co-Founder Takes Over Center Court for Halftime and Post Game Shows as Team Honors Atlanta-born Civil Rights Icon, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Award-winning inspirational hip-hop artist Lecrae, visited Entercom’s V103-FM “Big Tigger” show where he announced his upcoming appearance at The Atlanta Hawks annual MLK Day Game. “I’m excited to take the court with Atlanta’s finest. I want the city to come celebrate MLK Day with me and the Hawks,” said Lecrae. “I’m honored to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on a historic day.”
The Grammy® Award recipient will be performing at both halftime and postgame when The Hawks take on the Toronto Raptors on Monday, Jan. 20. The game at State Farm Arena has an early 2:30pm tip off and the Hawks have a special ticket offer for groups of 10 or more to celebrate the MLK Holiday at State Farm Arena. Each ticket as part of the ‘Faith and Family’ offer includes $10 worth of food and beverage credit that can be used at restaurants inside the arena. Fans can go to Hawks.com/Lecrae to learn more.
Along with serving as the annual MLK commemorative match-up, the date is also a Peachtree Night game, which features the Hawks wearing their 2019-20 Nike Peachtree City Edition uniforms and the accompanying Peachtree-themed basketball court. The remaining dates for the Hawks “Peachtree Nights” are:
- 12/15 vs. Los Angeles Lakers presented by Planet Fitness
- 1/18 vs. Detroit Pistons
- 1/20 vs. Toronto Raptors
- 1/22 vs. Los Angeles Clippers
- 2/20 vs. Miami Heat
- 2/22 vs. Dallas Mavericks
- 3/31 vs. New Orleans Pelicans
- 4/7 vs. Detroit Pistons
While at Entercom, he also stopped to chat with V103-FM “Sunday Morning Praise” host Larry Tinsley and Dr. F. Keith Slaughter, host of WAOK’s 1380AM “The Movement” about his forthcoming album, Restoration, to be released on Reach/Columbia Records first quarter 2020.
A best-selling author, entrepreneur, speaker, thought leader, philanthropist, and Co-owner/President of Reach Records, Lecrae has sold more than 3 million copies and been nominated for 5 Grammy Awards including a win for Best Gospel Album, 15 Dove Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and received both a Soul Train Music Award and BET Hip-Hop Nomination. In 2019, he won Album of the Year for his collaboration with Atlanta producer Zaytoven, Let the Trap Say Amen. Please follow Lecrae on all social media @Lecrae.
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