Who is Logic?
The ‘Frank Sinatra’ of hip-hop; Logic is a rapper whose main influence is Frank Sinatra. That sounds odd, right? Well, it is true; Logic calls himself Young Sinatra, and has released three mixtapes with reference to Sinatra, including “Young Sinatra” (2011), “Young Sinatra: Undeniable” (2012), and “Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever” (2013), among many other differing accomplishments.
So, do you want to find out more about this up-and-coming rapper, from his early life to recent career endeavors, and his personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for a while as we introduce you to Logic.
Logic Wiki: Age, Early Life, Parents, and Education
Born Sir Robert Bryson Hall – a birthname decided by his mother, not a title – on the 22nd January 1990 in Rockville, Maryland USA, he is the son of Robert Bryson Hall, an African-American, however, information about his mother isn’t available; all we know is that she is Caucasian.
Logic had a tough childhood; his father was a drug addict, while his mother struggled with alcoholism. He and his dad didn’t have a relationship in his early years but have reconciled since. Logic went to Gaithersburg High School, however, he never matriculated as he was expelled, for skipping (too many) classes when he was in the tenth grade.
At 13 years of ageld, Logic turned to music to avoid all the problems he had at home. He met Solomon Taylor who became his mentor, and with him started making his own music. Before this, he became infatuated with the film score from “Kill Bill: Volume 1”, which was produced by rapper RZA, who is a part of the highly appreciated group Wu-Tang Clan. He discovered more songs from the group, which got him further into the music world, and had the album “Do You Want More?!!??!, bought for him by Solomon Taylor, and Logic started writing music over the instrumental songs on the album. He began using the stage name Psychological, and his first release was “Logic: The Mixtape” (2009). Following the release, he was soon noticed by producers and scouts, which allowed him to serve as the opening act for such musicians as Pitbull, Method Man, Ludacris, Redman, and others. After this initial success, he shortened his name to Logic, and started working on his next release. The mixtape “Young, Broke & Infamous”, came out in December 2015, and received positive reviews, and he immediately began working on his next release, “Young Sinatra”, which came out in 2011.
Rise to Prominence
Gradually Logic was becoming more popular, and with the new year Logic was introduced into the XXL edition, as a part of the publication’s annual “Top 10 Freshmen List”, joining such artists as Trinidad James, Joey Badass, Travis Scott and others in the list. He went on tour across Europe, and once returned to the US, began working on his next mixtape, the sequel to his previous Young Sinatra releases, “Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever”, which became even more popular than his previous releases.
In April 2013, Logic signed a deal with Def Jam Recordings and No I.D. as the main producer for Logic’s debut album. Entitled “Under Pressure”, the album came out on the 21st October 2014, and landed in the No. 4 on the US Billboard 200 chart, while it peaked at No. 2 on both US R&B/Hip-Hop and US Rap charts, and achieved gold status. Since then, he has released three more studio albums, “The Incredible True Story” (2015), “Everybody” (2017) which became his first No. 1 album and the first to achieve platinum status, and “YSIV” (2018).
Logic has expressed his admiration towards one of the most prominent filmmakers, Quentin Tarantino, and released two mixtapes in his honor, entitled “Bobby Tarantino” in 2016, and “Bobby Tarantino II” in March 2018, which topped the US Billboard 200, US R&B/Hip-Hop charts, and US Rap as well, while also achieving gold status.
Logic Net Worth
Since launching his career, Logic has achieved great things; his albums have topped the charts and his mixtapes as well. So, have you ever wondered how rich Logic is, as of early 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Logic’s net worth is as high as $10 million, which is quite impressive don’t you think? Undoubtedly, his wealth will become larger in the upcoming years, assuming he successfully continues his career.
Logic Personal Life, Marriage, Ex-Wife Jessica Andrea, Children, Dating
What do you know about Logic and his personal life? He hasn’t been quite open about it, but we have managed to discover some interesting details about his life behind the scenes. In 2013 he started dating Jessica Andrea, who he married on the 22nd October 2015. The two have since divorced, making it official on the 9th November 2018. Before Jessica, Logic was in a romantic relationship with an unnamed woman for five years, but broke-up as he wanted to fully focus on his career in music.
During his teenage years, Logic struggled with marijuana and cigarettes addiction, but nothing major developed from this. He was able to quit on his own, and since 2014 hasn’t smoked a single cigarette.
Logic Internet Fame
Over the years, Logic has become quite popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter, though he is also no stranger on Facebook. His official Instagram page has over six million followers, while on Twitter, this successful rapper has more than 2.4 million fans. On the other hand, his Facebook page has around 1.5 million followers.
He has used his popularity to promote his recent work, including the release of his newest album “YSIV”, among many other posts.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent rapper, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to his official pages, and see what he is up to next.