XXL Freshman Logic signs with Def Jam Records

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Although many may disregard the XXL Freshman cover as not being indicative of which rappers are really hot right now, it looks like record labels are still paying attention to such lists – one of the shortlisted rappers, Logic has recently been signed by Def Jam records since making the cover only late last month.

The Maryland-hailing rapper is excited have signed with what he calls an iconic Hip-Hop label, who have put him in touch with major producers to work on his debut album.

“I’m excited to take this next step in my career,” he says. “It’s incredible for Def Jam [Records] and Visionary Music Group to work together and the opportunity to collaborate with a living legend like No I.D. is priceless. I’m very humbled to be apart of the most iconic hip hop label of all time.”

Look out for Logic’s new mixtape Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever which drops May 7th.