Logic at the MTV VMAs

Logic announces retirement and final album, “No Pressure”

All good things must come to an end. After a sudden social media hiatus, Logic returned to the internet to to announce that he would be retiring, and that his next album, “No Pressure” would be the last. The album drops on July 24th.

The rapper posted the announcement on Instagram with what could be the final album cover saying, “It’s been a great decade. Now it’s time to be a great father”.

From his earliest mixtapes to his most recent projects, Logic has captivated listeners throughout the duration of his career with sharp, witty bars and beats that demand attention, and stories that spark conversations.

Right from the get-go, the world was hooked on Logic – and the numbers check out. His debut album “Under Pressure” debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200. The following year, he evaded the curse of the sophomore slump with “The Incredible True Story”, debuting in the #3 position just behind Justin Bieber’s “Purpose”, and One Direction’s “Made in the A.M.”.

More recently, he tackled the issues of mental health with the release of “1-800-273-8255”, featuring Khalid and Alessia Cara, and the separation of families at the border in the music video for “One Day” featuring Ryan Tedder. Following the release of his novel “Supermarket”, he also became the first rapper to top the New York Times Paperbook Fiction Best Sellers list.

While this may be the end of an incredibly dynamic era, there’s no doubt that Logic’s career has left a lasting impact.

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Written by Kath Jiang

Western University grad, music lover, and pizza enthusiast from Toronto.

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