Logic isn’t proud of Def Jam Recordings’ plan for his new singles. The rapper mentioned so in no unsure phrases in a heated video posted on Thursday (April 21) by which he referred to as out his label — whereas pointedly exonerating CEO Tunji Balogun — for what he mentioned was the label’s complicated design for his two-fer set.
“Def Jam, why you f–king up my releases, man?” he mentioned within the selfie vid by which he stares intently on the digital camera whereas airing his grievances. “To start with, I like you Tunji. Tunji’s my man, he ain’t obtained nothing to do with this. What the f–ok is happening, man? I informed Def Jam that I wished to launch my s–t as a two-pack and I simply discovered that they’re releasing it as two singles on the identical time. What sort of s–t is that?”
On high of that plan, Logic mentioned he was informed that he shouldn’t drop the music movies early as a result of it’d “upset our companions who really feel like YouTube’s getting an unique.” Getting extra animated, he added, “I don’t give a f–ok about none of that s–t. I care about my followers, man. I care about hip-hop. I care about music.”
And whereas he mentioned “years in the past” he did play the sport and hearken to counsel about when and the way and when to launch his music as a result of he was frightened concerning the cash, that’s simply not the case anymore. “I don’t give a f–ok about none of that, man,” he mentioned. “I’ve my child, I’ve my spouse. I’m blessed, bro. I made it. And now I’m right here at this place, I ain’t taking no one’s s–t. Def Jam, don’t f–ok up my launch. Vinyl Days is popping out in June. I’m so excited, I like y’all, however they’re f–king my s–t up. All people in that constructing who is actually there for me – I like you, thanks a lot. All people else can eat a d–ok.”
Again in July 2021 Logic revealed within the outro to the Bobby Tarantino III mixtape music “See You House Cowboy” that the trilogy finale could be his Def Jam swan music. However we truly out right here recording this album/ It’s gonna be my final studio album on Def Jam,” he mentioned on the time. Logic had earlier mentioned his July 2020 album No Strain would function his hip-hop swan music earlier than his retirement from the sport.
A spokesperson for Def Jam had not returned Billboard‘s request for remark at press time. And, not for nothing, the rapper’s new singles, “Tetris” and “Many years,” have been launched as a two-pack on Friday morning (April 22). Logic is slated to hit the street with Wiz Khalifa on their co-headlining Vinyl Verse tour starting on July 27.
Take a look at Logic’s video and hearken to “Tetris/Many years” under.