The Break Presents: Logic

Breakout: “All I Do”

Also Check: “Young Sinatra III”

And: “Mind Of Logic”

Name: Logic (Young Sinatra)

Age: 22

Reppin’: Maryland

My style and/or skills have been compared to: Well, to be honest, we live in an era where everyone feels the need to compare. I’ve gotten Drake because I sing, Mac Miller because my skin is white even though my father is Black, and J. Cole because of my raw lyricism. However when its all said and done I am Logic.

My standout records and/or moments have been: “All I Do” was definitely a fun party record that stood out from the Young Sinatra mixtape. However, “Young Sinatra III” really solidified the hip-hop element and who I am as an artist for this next project.

I’m gonna change the game by: Being me. So many people tell artists to rap like this, or try that, but I’m just gonna do me. I intend to bring so much versatility to hip-hop. In no way do I mean to sound cocky, I’m just very confident I will bring new flavor into our genre. We are in the second renaissance of hip-hop, and I plan to be one of the front runners alongside many who have inspired me.

I’d Like to Work With: To be honest the list is endless, from the Legends such as Nas, Jay, Tribe, Black Thought (The Roots), Wu Tang, Mos Def and plenty more, to the new school kings like J. Cole, Drake, Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, Yelawolf, B.o.B and Big K.R.I.T., I mean it never ends. However, before working with anyone, I truly want to solidify myself as an artist who can do it on his own. Because I’m not in it for a co-sign, I’m in it for their respect, as well as the listeners.

My goal in hip-hop is: It’s a simple one that will definitely be a long journey. My goal in hip-hop is to be known as the most versatile musician to ever do it. Learning from the greats, how to construct lyricism and put it together like your Big Ls, Nases, classic Jay Zs Gurus ect… but blending it with a new school sound. I love old school hip-hop, and enjoy pop/mainstream music as well, all music honestly, but one thing that the mainstream lacks is lyrical content, there is a time and place, my music will be known as a soundtrack for the entire human experience and in no way will I be hypocritical, so with that said I will create lyrical records, old school records, club records, fun records, happy records, relationship records and deep records that truly make you think about your position in life… everything. Not everyone will like it, and that’s okay. Because I don’t make it for them. I do it because it makes me happy and that’s all that matters. Making music with a positive message, telling people to follow their dreams whatever it may be all while walking with honor and peace. And at the end of the day, just having fun! Because everyday I get to wake up and do what I love for a living, I just want as many people who listen to my music to know they can do the same! whatever it may be.

I’m gonna be the next: Well to be honest and in no way am I trying to sound arrogant, I’m not going to be the next anyone! I am and will be known as the first Logic! From my lyrics to my sound, I’ve been inspired by all my favorite artists both new and old, but at the end of the day its my story on the record. My blood sweat and tears in the music, from writing it, to recording, engineering, mixing, producing, and mastering all my own music. Being there every step of the way, respecting my roots in hip-hop, while creating something new. Though Jay-Z, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Mozart, and Michael Jackson all have incredibly huge shoes to fill. I plan on creating my own pair, and living in no mans shadow. They have set an incredible example, I now can only hope to take the torch they’ve passed me and run on the correct path, however…my gut tells me I’m just where I need to be!

To check out more of my music go to: @Logic301 , www.facebook.com/MindOfLogic , or www.rattpack4life.com

  • J.R.

    this guy sounds like a legit person who actually thinks before he speaks and has judged the game correctly, i’m gonna check out his mixtape

    • Brett

      trust me you won’t be disappointed with Young Sinatra Mixtape

  • damn son

    i can dig this

  • Mike

    This kid is the future.

  • http://doridude.tumblr.com DoriDude

    Real all the time.

  • Mark

    LET’s GO!!!!!

  • bobbysoxer

    THIS MAN RIGHT HERE IS ON THE COME UP!

  • http://twitter.com/tomzors Tom Foreman

    Go get the young sinatra mixtape. Its on datpiff for FREE and it is fucking incredible. Best thing you’ll hear all year (until the next one comes out)

  • Dialekt

    Logic is honestly probably the most humble artist I’ve ever encountered, and one of the most dedicated to his craft. Everything about him is going to make him a star, from his understanding of the game, the way he talks and carries himself, the way he bonds with each and every fan, to his lyricism to his crossover mainstream appeal while holding his artistic integrity. Logic honestly is the next huge superstar in music.

  • chris

    ive been listening to logic since Young Broke and Infamous, its good to see him blowing up like he should

  • Jaz

    Ive been listening to Logic since I first saw him perform in PG one night i am a huge fan and I believe he will go far in the game and start his own genre no one is like Logic

  • http://thefreshselection.com Matt

    Logic is truly the best artist on the rise out there. His style brings something new, energetic and raw to the game. No doubt will he be big.

  • keator

    A lot of white people on this thread… Pretty much sounds like every other main stream person on the radio

    • http://www.thecohh.com Curator of Hip Hop

      I’m black and from Fla. The boy got it! White, black or purple he tuff! Download the mix-tape. You will be pleasantly surprised.

  • Fred

    #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK #RATTPACK

  • Gdope

    He is the only local artist i listen to in the dmv b/c his shit is so real and dope keep doing your thing logic

  • levelup

    real talk, logic, real talk

  • Joe

    Congrats to Logic. Great to see someone coming out of our area succeeding. XXL Freshman up next

  • johnnykdav

    Really XXL? You’re about two years too late on how raw this kid is.

  • Roddy

    This nigga is smart, and he got the lyrics, wtf XXL, this nigga better be FRONT PAGE, Stamp

  • Quinn Edwards

    I went and saw him in Ann Arbor and this dude is just one of the coolest guys you will ever meet. I talked to him for a bit after the show, he is so down to earth and absolutely hilarious! Give it a year and everyone will know who young sinatra is!
    #rattpack

  • http://www.facebook.com/keynotecompany Rich

    We booked Logic last night in Providence, RI.
    Realest dude around and straight killed it here.
    Show support he’s going to blow up really soon and we can’t wait to see that happen for him!

    -Rich
    Keynote Company

  • Andrew

    His mixtape is incredible.. check it out. I would honestly compare his lyricism and flow to Nas and Big L. This dude is a real rapper

  • Jordan Mars

    All I Do is my jam. Logic is NICE!

  • http://Inciimusic.tumblr.com Inkiimusic

    Logic is the best thing to happen to happen in a long time, I hope he gets his!….check out my blog for more tasteful music old and new! Inkiimusic.tumblr.com

  • Haley

    Logic is on the come up and he DESERVES it! I’ve never known an artist more appreciative and charismatic with his fans. His fan base is amazing and it is very clear why. Logic is a game changer and sooner or later the rest of the world will realize that! His personality and positivity is unlike any I’ve seen. Love love LOVE logic!

  • john

    DOPE

  • @IRemainNameless follow me

    best of best I can wait until his spring mixtape.

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  • swaaaag-tastic

    dude is nice. young sinatra mixtape is good the whole way through

  • JGSpot

    lookin dbl xl, ya shit is medium.

  • Evan Ray

    His shit is the realest. All that other shit is Hip Pop.

  • https://twitter.com/#!/GoodsWrapper Gabe

    Logic is one the greatest rappers out right now. It was about time he got on XXL, he will definitely become a legend.

  • Jake

    Logic is the future. Young Sinatra is dope!

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/the-break/2012/02/the-break-presents-logic/ Dj Smokey Rob

    i like this kid i would like to see him work with Mac Miller an Yelawolf not cause there white but because they would feed off each other talent an Big K.r.i.t

  • diverse47

    honestly this guy won’t make it…

    • Abstract

      Hes already making it haha gtfo

  • geo

    honestly this guy will make it… just like i’ll make it. “all i do is shine”

  • http://twitter.com/ETG2012 twitter.com/ETG2012

    Honeslty , i propbably checked out every artist , well rapper (wannabe) on the break and logic stands out. you know when you got 4 pages of comments from motherfuckers hating & showing love that you did something right . I see you logic . ETG i hope 1 day you see me to . peace .

  • Oscar

    Check out his Undeniable mixtape also his Young Sinatra mixtape

  • kyle

    young broke and infamous all day!

  • FamOverEverything93

    daim, Logic got bars all day long. Hope he makes the list

  • http://www.facebook.com/connor.nix Connor Ray Nix

    Just wait.. He’s gonna blow all the other freshman out the water