American rapper Logic releases “No Pressure”, retires from music aged 30!
By Oritsetimehin Iyomere
American rap act Logic has pulled the curtains on his musical career with the announcement of the release of his “No Pressure” album on Thursday evening at the age of 30.
The rapper took to Twitter to announce his retirement, saying it’s time for him to be a “great father”
He tweeted thusly:
“Officially announcing my retirement with the release of “No Pressure” executive produced by No I.D. July 24th…
It’s been a great decade. Now it’s time to be a great father.”
Officially announcing my retirement with the release of “No Pressure” executive produced by No I.D. July 24th…
It’s been a great decade. Now it’s time to be a great father.
— Bobby No Pressure (@Logic301) July 16, 2020
Logic, whose full names is Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, is a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and author.
He ventured into a musical career in early 2009, releasing Logic: The Mixtape and a mixtape titled Young, Broke & Infamous in 2010. He then signed with Visionary Music Group, and subsequently released three additional mixtapes over three years. His fourth mixtape, Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever (2013), was released to critical acclaim and allowed Logic to secure a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings.
He released his debut studio album Under Pressure in 2014 and peaked at number four on the U.S. Billboard 200, and was eventually certified gold. The Incredible True Story (2015), commercial mixtape Bobby Tarantino a commercial mixtape in 2016, and a third studio album Everybody in 2017 followed in quick succession.
His next two releases— Bobby Tarantino II and his fourth album YSIV— were both released in 2018; each debuted within the top-two on the Billboard 200 and, in 2019, his fifth studio album Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, reached number one and contained a collaboration with Eminem titled “Homicide”, which peaked at number five on the Hot 100.