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  • Cover of Crew Love: Visionary Music Group
    It's been almost four months since the last edition of our "Crew Love" series, in which we profiled Chance The Rapper's Save Money crew, but this new feature has a twist.
  • Cover of 10 Reasons You Should Stop Sleeping On Logic
    Logic has come a long way since he dropped his first Frank Sinatra-inspired mixtape, Young, Broke & Infamous, four years ago. Off the strength of that tape and the three others that followed it, he steady built up his fanbase, utilizing social media and the blogosphere to its fullest.
  • Cover of Logic Reveals Artwork And Title Of Debut Album [Update: Deluxe Edition Artwork Revealed]
    One of the most anticipated albums of the remainder of 2014 has to be Logic's upcoming commercial debut. Today, Complex unveiled the artwork and title of the upcoming album, set to drop "later this year." It's called Under Pressure, and the artwork is above. Logic described the project to Complex thusly:
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 25
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: QuESt
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of Dizzy Wright To Release Collaborative Project With Logic
    Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright might be fresh off of a joint project with Bishop Nehru, but it seems the emcee shows no sign of slowing down.
  • Cover of Logic's Debut Album Earns Comparisons To Kanye West's "Graduation" And Kendrick Lamar's "good kid, m.A.A.d city"
    Maryland MC Logic is one of the game's most talked-about rappers at the moment, and with good cause. His rapping skills are unparalleled by most of his peers, and with two solid mixtapes in the Young Sinatra series behind him, anticipation is very high for Logic's upcoming debut on Def Jam.
  • Cover of Win Tickets To See Logic Live In NYC
    Logic is currently on the road for his "While You Wait" tour with fellow Visionary signee QuESt. The tour is intended to keep fans satisfied while they wait on Logic's debut album, due out via Def Jam later this year.
  • Cover of Logic May Scrap "While You Wait" EP, Will Have No Features On Debut Album
    Logic has a very loyal fanbase, but with a lot of stans, comes a lot impatience. The Maryland Rapper was planning to drop an EP as a warm up for his debut album, but his fans can't seem to wait for the full length project.
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Says Logic & King Los Are Better Lyricists Than Kendrick Lamar
    To promote his new single “Mission”, Lupe Fiasco decided to stop by The Hot 97 Morning Show Tuesday Morning and chat it up with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez. During the lengthy conversation, Lupe Fiasco had a lot of time to speak his mind, and that he did.
  • Cover of Logic Explains How His Collaboration With Big Sean Came Together
    Fans are still eagerly anticipating Logic's debut LP, and while the project is still without a release date, he's made sure to keep his loyal following satisfied with an influx of new material.
  • Cover of Quick5: Logic Talks XXL Freshmen, The NBA Playoffs, Mac Miller's "Faces" Mixtape
    For those just tuning in, "Quick5" is our new lightning-quick interview series, during which we'll be asking artists whatever five (quick) questions happen to be on our minds, each exchange clocking in at under two minutes.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: April 13-20
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Logic Announces "While You Wait" Tour Dates With Castro & QuESt
    Logic just unleashed a big banger, titled "Now", thanks in part to production from 6ix, Arthur McArthur and Swiff D and in part to Logic's fast-paced delivery. The new record came with the announcement of a new Visionary Music Group tour titled "While You Wait."
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec. 2-8
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Logic Speaks On Being Biracial & Says He's Working With Hit-Boy On Debut Album
    Logic has been on his grind for a long time now, and it's paid off, as he's linked up with Def Jam for a deal while still remaining under the independent label that he came up with, VMG.
  • Cover of Kanye West To Appear In David Blaine's New ABC Magic Special
     It appear Kanye West is going to be hitting the small screen again soon. This time, it’s not for ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’, but for David Blaine’s upcoming 90-minute special "Real or Magic".
  • Cover of Logic Says That He Turned Down BET Cypher Opportunity
     “Got a show in LA Sunday, then New York Monday; Looking at the BET cypher like I’ll be there one day” - Logic
  • Cover of 10 NBA Teams Trying To Lose This Year On Purpose
    The 2013-14 NBA Season will be unusually paradoxical in that relatively even camps of teams will be frantically chasing both the best and worst possible records.
  • Cover of Talking To Logic & C-Sick On "Two Kings"
    Logic was quietly grinding in his hometown of Maryland for some time, releasing tape after tape, before he hit it big and signed a deal with Def Jam. His story is similar to that of many rappers: an absentee father, a mother with a drug addiction, and a high school drop out. However, Logic is not your average rapper.
  • Cover of NBA Players Who Get Lots Of Women
    The fame, fortune, and status that an NBA career entails make for enhanced opportunities for intimate interactions with the female population.  While some players are content with the women they were with before they hit it big (see Lebron), others take full advantage of their new found notoriety once they make it to
  • Cover of 10 Biggest NBA Beefs
    NBA contests can be some of the most heated competitions in all of sports.  Incredible abilities and enormous egos clash on the biggest of stages on a nightly basis.  With so much adrenaline, testosterone, and sheer will power, it's only natural for elbows to be thrown, flagrant fouls to occur and occasionally, brawl
  • Cover of Spike Lee Tells Michael Jordan Gambling Story With Magic & Barkley
    Michael Jordan is a compulsive competitor and not only on the basketball court.  The tales of his cut-throat competitive streak have been told for years, and this infamously has seeped over into his gambling.  He was renowned in his youth for staying up all night playing cards, and then playing or training the next d
  • Cover of Kobe Bryant Takes Helicopter To Dodgers Game, Hangs With Magic Johnson
    Kobe Bryant is working hard on his rehab doing whatever it takes to be ready in time for the start of the season, when he was interrupted by the prodigal Dodgers rookie, Yasiel Puig.  Since this outfielder is shaping up to be one of the talented players of the future for L.A., Mamba took time to hang out with the uber
  • Cover of Logic Talks On Rapping About His Troubled Childhood
    DMV native Logic is steadily on the rise, having earned a spot in the XXL Freshmen list this year, and following that up with well-received mixtape Young Sinatra: Welcome To Forever and a Def Jam deal.
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