The ball has been rolling for Logic, who went from a virtually unknown up and comer to a XXL Freshman and Def Jam signee. We’re sure that we missed a few details in between, but this quick change of circumstances alone should make his Young Sinatra: Welcome To Forever project worth a listen.

Fairly unknown XXL Freshman Logic has a lot to prove, given his recent signing to Def Jam records. The Maryland lyricist gives a sampling of his talents on a freestyle titled “Roll Call.” Borrowing Outkast’s flow on their classic “Ms. Jackson,” the wordsmith paints vivid pictures that recollect his impoverished childhood and his experiences living […]

Logic was perhaps the least known artists to appear on this years XXL Freshman list, but the Baltimore rapper has worked his mystique into inking a deal with the house that Russell Simmons built. That’s right, the young MC is Def Jam’s latest signee, and to top it off, label EPV No I.D. will executive produce his debut album.

As is custom in the Hip-Hop world, XXL’s yearly Freshman list is the center of heated debates from board rooms to barbershops. Although the magazine cover was just revealed days ago, people are questioning some of the selections. To address the noise, XXL Editor-In-Chief Vanessa Satten sat down in a brief interview yesterday (March 28) […]