Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (professionally known as Logic) was born on January 22, 1990. He started his music career with the release of the mixtape “Young, Broke & Infamous,” he later gained popularity with his “Young Sinatra” mixtape series. His first two studio albums “Under Pressure” (2014) and “The Incredible True Story” (2015) reached the top five in the U.S. Billboard 200. His fourth and fifth albums called “YSIV” and “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” released in 2018 and 2019 respectively, achieved great commercial success. After his sixth album “No Pressure” (2020), he retired from music but returned in 2021. Join us today as we celebrate his birthday right here.
Born on January 22, 1990, in Rockville, Maryland to Robert Bryson Hall, Logic spent most of his childhood in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He had a tough time as a child, with both of his parents struggling with substance abuse. He regularly wound up in illegal activities until he finally decided that he wouldn’t want to end up like his parents, so he chose to take up rapping. He moved to Los Angeles in 2013. After releasing a few mixtapes, he saw modest success. But he achieved true popularity with the release of “Everybody” in 2017, the album that charted as number one in the United States and was certified platinum. Later, he released the commercial mixtape series called “Bobby Tarantino.” His other albums received great commercial success as well.
Logic states that Frank Sinatra has been his biggest musical influence. His mother made him watch old black-and-white movies as a child, which developed his love for the singer. Apart from music, the singer’s influence can be seen in several aspects of Logic’s personality too. Logic performed under the stage name “Psychological” in 2009. He described the name as one that really stuck with him. He loved the word because it was about the mind and he knew that’s exactly what he wanted his music to consist of — something that challenges the mind. Soon after, he shortened ‘Psychological’ to ‘Logic.’
Logic married his singer girlfriend Jessica Andrea on October 22, 2015, after dating for two years. He announced their separation in March 2018. They remain friends to date. In September 2019, Logic married Brittney Noell and they had one son. Logic authored the novel “Supermarket” which was released in 2019. It went on to become a “New York Times” Best Seller, although it received mixed to negative reviews. In 2021, he published his memoir “This Bright Future.” He is the first musician to be signed exclusively with Twitch. Logic retired for a year after his sixth album in 2020, rejoining the music industry in 2021.
Logic releases his first official mixtape called “Young, Broke & Infamous” — it’s well received by critics and goes on to become the genesis for him to establish an early following.
Logic secures a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings and releases his first studio album called “Under Pressure” in 2014.
Logic wins his first M.T.V. Video Music Award in 2017 for "Black SpiderMan"under the category “Best Fight Against the System.”
Logic earns his first career GRAMMY nomination in 2018 for the category “Song Of The Year” and “Best Music Video” for his track “1-800-273-8255.”
Why We Love Logic
He is all about music, not money
Logic doesn’t care about first-week sales. He says that he wakes up every day happy to make great music with amazing people and tour the world.
Logic proposed to his wife in a very romantic way
The rapper doesn't talk often about the day he proposed, but he said that it was done inside a photo booth on a beach. We love this old-school kind of romance.
Although his childhood was rough, music became his therapy
Logic had a rough childhood, with both his parents struggling with substance abuse. He resorted to music and wanted to share it with the world to tell people in similar circumstances to help them understand that it’s not as bleak as it may seem.
5 Surprising Facts
What influenced Logic
Logic says that many forms of entertainment across various platforms have influenced him, including Mos Def, Outkast, A Tribe Called Quest, Red Hot Chili Peppers, J. Cole, Drake, and films by Quentin Tarantino.
He advocates peace, love, and positivity
Peace, Love, and Positivity are common messages in his music and social media posts.
He turned down a record deal
Logic was offered a deal with Nas, but he didn't want to be lost under the huge brand of Queensbridge M.C.
Logic keeps a very small circle
Logic said that he doesn’t deal with lots of new people and likes to watch movies and does not go out to parties.
Logic would always rap to himself
Growing up, Logic would always rap to himself and only began to take it seriously around the age of 15.
What ethnicity is Logic the rapper?
Logic has biracial ancestry. His father is an African-American and his mother is caucasian.
Why is Logic called Sir?
The rapper is named after his father, Robert Bryson Hall. The “Sir” in his name is not a title, it was added by his mother.
Why did Logic retire from rapping?
In July 2020, he announced his retirement to focus on being a full-time parent. He returned to music in 2021.
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