LOGIC SCORES FIRST #1 DEBUT ON BILLBOARD 200 ALBUM CHART WITH NEW DEF JAM SET “EVERYBODY”
LOGIC’S SECOND #1 ON R&B/HIP HOP CHART MOVES OVER 247,000 UNITS IN DEBUT WEEK
TICKETS TO “EVERYBODY’S TOUR” ONSALE TOMORROW AT 10AM EST
“On his third album, Maryland rap phenomenon Logic extends his sing-song speed-game rhymes for a wide, inclusive view of our imploding country — if Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly was our There’s a Riot Goin’ On, then Logic’s third LP takes a step back in the timeline to take a righteous Stand!… Logic has passion, a roster of guests with a history in righteous indignation (Chuck D, Killer Mike, Black Thought) and, most importantly, ridiculous skills.” – Rolling Stone
(May 15, 2017 – New York, NY) Def Jam Recordings/Visionary Music Group artist Logic earns his first #1 debut on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with his new album EVERYBODY. This marks Logic’s second #1 on the Billboard R&B / Hip Hop Chart following his previous full-length release, The Incredible True Story (2015).
“All of us here at Def Jam are extremely proud of Logic’s growth and development into a chart-topping artist,” said Steve Bartels, CEO of Def Jam Recordings. “Logic has a unique relationship with his fanbase, and through them has found a path to success very much on his own terms. We have committed ourselves to supporting his vision and super-serving his fans, and the results have been phenomenal. I want to congratulate Logic, his team at Visionary Music Group, and our entire team here at Def Jam on driving this brave effort across the finish line.”
EVERYBODY features an eclectic line-up, among them Neil deGrasse Tyson, Killer Mike, Alessia Cara, Khalid, Juicy J and more. Along with the album, Logic released an exclusive 45-minute documentary, which follows him through the album recording, giving fans unprecedented access to his life and creative process. Rolling Stone highlighted Logic’s “ridiculous skills” on the EVERYBODY while Pitchfork proclaimed EVERYBODY is an “album you should listen to now.” Last week, Logic was featured on the cover of Complex Magazine alongside famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who is featured on the album, and delivered an rousing performance of his track “Black SpiderMan” on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! featuring a choir, strings and dancers.
On Friday, Logic announced “Everbody’s Tour” in support of the new album, with special guests Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo. The 29-date tour promoted by Live Nation kicks off July 7 in Salt Lake City and will stop in major markets such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Washington DC, with more to be announced. Tickets are on sale starting Tuesday, May 16 at 10AM local time. Visit Everybodystour.com for more details.
EVERYBODY is the eagerly awaited follow-up to The Incredible True Story (2015). The monster 18-track long-player crafted a sci-fi space odyssey script that developed throughout the interludes on the album, and cemented Logic’s status as one of music’s most creative young MCs. In support of The Incredible True Story, Logic’s 2016 Incredible World Tour crisscrossed North America from February through April.
The Incredible World Tour segued into The Endless Summer Tour, a sold-out 25-city run across the U.S. and Canada, co-headlined by Logic and G-Eazy. Coinciding with the tour, the Bobby Tarantino mixtape (July 2016) upped the ante, as Billboard declared “Logic heats up the summer with a new banger,” while additional raves were piled on by Pitchfork, Spin, and Complex.
Logic, the 27-year-old rapper born Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, first broke free from the pack in 2014 with Under Pressure, his RIAA gold Def Jam album debut, which shocked the industry with a #2 chart debut. Hailed as one of the year’s finest hip-hop debuts, Huffington Post crowned Under Pressure “2014’s Best Hip-Hop Album So Far,” iTunes named it “Best Hip Hop Album 2014,” Artist Direct called it “The Best Debut of 2014,” and MTV News nominated it as “Rap Album Of The Year Contender.” The buzz earned Logic performances on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Lollapalooza, Wireless Festival UK, Governor’s Ball, and a headline world tour.
EVERYBODY’S TOUR DATES:
||Salt Lake City, UT
||The Great Saltair
||Las Vegas, NV
||The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel &Casino
||Los Angeles, CA
||The Greek Theatre
||San Francisco, CA
||Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
||Revention Music Center
||Allen Event Center
||Bayfront Park Amphitheatre
||The Red Hat Amphitheatre
||Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre
||Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
||MGM National Harbor
||Mohegan Sun Arena
||Festival Pier @ Penn’s Landing
||Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
||Pier Six Pavilion
||Kansas City, MO
||Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
||Pinewood Bowl Theater
||Red Rocks Amphitheatre
||St. Paul, MN
||Roy Wilkins Auditorium
||PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center
||Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn
||Jacobs Pavilion @ Nautica
||Huntington Bank Pavilion
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