Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (born January 22, 1990), known by his stage name Logic, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Logic developed an interest in music as a teenager, and ventured into a musical career in early 2009 releasing Logic: The Mixtape under the name "Psychological", and releasing a mixtape titled Young, Broke & Infamous in 2010. He signed with Visionary Music Group, before releasing three more mixtapes over three years. His fourth mixtape, Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever, was released to critical acclaim, and allowed Logic to secure a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings. He later released his debut studio album Under Pressure in October 2014, which debuted at number four on the U.S. Billboard 200, eventually becoming certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and having sold more than 171,000 copies. Logic's second studio album The Incredible True Story was released in November 2015, receiving mostly positive reviews from critics. Also certified gold in the U.S., it sold over 185,000 copies. Logic released his fifth mixtape, Bobby Tarantino, in 2016. Logic's third studio album Everybody was his first to debut at number one in the U.S., with 247,000 album-equivalent units, of which 196,000 were pure album sales. The album spawned his first international top 10 single as a lead artist, "1-800-273-8255", which reached the top three on the Billboard Hot 100. On February 23, 2018, Logic released a single titled "44 More". It was a sequel to "44 Bars", a song from Logic's 2016 mixtape Bobby Tarantino. The song peaked at number 22 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The following single, "Overnight", was released four days later on February 27. Logic would eventually release another single titled "Everyday", with record producer Marshmello on March 2. Logic would later announced his sixth mixtape titled Bobby Tarantino II, with a promotional video featuring the characters of the Adult Swim series Rick and Morty, on March 7. Bobby Tarantino II was released on March 9, 2018, through Def Jam and Visionary Music Group. The mixtape featured guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Wiz Khalifa. On March 30, he was featured in the premier episode of Netflix's original documentary series, Rapture. On September 28, 2018, Logic released his fourth studio album titled, YSIV. Before releasing the project, Logic released three singles: "One Day" featuring Ryan Tedder, "The Return" and "Everybody Dies". The album features the song “Wu Tang Forever” which features all the surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan. On March 16, 2019, Logic released his debut novel, titled “Supermarket” under Simon and Schuster, which he first teased on the cover of his 2016 mixtape “Bobby Tarantino.” The book was accompanied by his 5th studio album which brought about an experimental sound from logic, featuring little rap and more classic rock and indie sounds. Logic has since announced that he is in the process of writing two more novels, one featuring a sci-fi theme and the other set to revolve around bank robberies. Logic released “No Pressure”, his sixth and then-final studio album, on July 24, 2020. He announced “No Pressure” on July 16 in a tweet where Logic also stated he would be retiring from music to focus on being a father. The album contains fifteen tracks and a total runtime of 59 minutes and 48 seconds. The album came the following announcement of Logic’s multi-million dollar deal with Twitch. Logic released his seventh mixtape, Bobby Tarantino III, on July 30, 2021, following the release of several singles and the announcement of his return to music in June 2021. Logic would release several promotional singles in 2022 for his eighth and final studio album under Def Jam Recordings, Vinyl Days. The album received overall positive feedback and brought about surprising reactions from many listeners who were critical of his previous releases. After releasing four beat tapes under the alias Peanuts, Logic then announced his ninth studio album College Park, which was released on February 24, 2023. The record details his come-up in Maryland and reflects on Logic's journey to stardom. The album features close friends of his. Logic would form a rap duo called halfBREED with his long-time friend C Dot Castro. The pair would release their 3P EP on April 11, 2023. There are at least 30 artists with this name: 3. Logic is the recording alias of Edward Harrison who is responsible for the soundtrack for the Neotokyo mod of the video game Half-Life 2. No public release of the OST has been published but it's possible to hear some tracks on the Neotokyo website.
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