Logic News

 
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: November 9
    This week something quite significant went down on the Billboard 200, albeit it's outside of the genre of hip-hop. Taylor Swift basically broke the mold and sold over 1 million copies of her new album, 1989, in turn giving her the highest sales in one week since 2002. That's twelve years ago.
  • Cover of Origins: The Samples From Logic's Debut Album, "Under Pressure"
    For almost a year, living in his friend’s basement, MC Logic worked non-stop on a deadline to make "it" happen before the year was up. And that he did. The Maryland native signed with Visionary Music Group and Def Jam, and began working on his first project, Under Pressure.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: November 2
    This week the race between T.I. and Logic for the top spot on the Billboard 200 comes to a close. Many fans have been anticipating the competition between the OG and the newcomer, and the final tally finds Tip coming out ahead by less than 10,000 copies.
  • Cover of T.I.'s "Paperwork" Tops Logic's "Under Pressure" For First Week Sales
    After much speculation on the race between T.I. and Logic for the top Billboard spot, Tip's Paperwork album has come out the winner, although he wasn't quite able to attain a #1 debut.
  • Cover of Review: Logic's "Under Pressure"
    Sir Robert Bryson Hall II even sounds like future royalty. Professionally known as Logic, the massively talented Maryland MC has that potential. He’s also an interesting meta case study of multiple perspectives. Surface level, his racial background paints a ready-made perception, fair or not. 
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For T.I.'s "Paperwork" & Logic's "Under Pressure" Are Here
    The time has arrived for us to analyze and gauge who will outsell who, the newcomer Logic with his debut album Under Pressure or the veteran in the game with his ninth studio album, T.I.?
  • Cover of Stream Logic's Debut Album "Under Pressure"
    Well today’s the big day. Logic’s highly anticipated debut album, Under Pressure, was finally released via Def Jam, and thanks to his camp, Visionary Music Group, fans can now stream the entire thing for free (below).
  • 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 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 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.
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