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Logic announces BMG deal, less than two weeks after releasing new major label album

By | Published on Friday 1 July 2022


Logic has now confirmed that he has signed a new record deal with BMG, less than two weeks after releasing his seventh album through Universal’s Def Jam label. This is news that should not surprise anyone who has listened to that album all the way to the end.

The rapper returned from a short-lived retirement from music a year ago and released new album ‘Vinyl Days’ earlier this month. The album’s final track, ‘Sayonara’, details his reasons for leaving the major and hints at the new label partnership in lines such as, “I rep the BMG, yeah, I’m the Big Money Getter” and “motherfuckers be so in-and-out, that’s why I didn’t stay with Def Jam”.

“There’s a lot of bullshit in the music industry”, says Logic in a statement accompanying the deal announcement. “I’m just glad to move on to a place where I can be independent, and respected as an artist, and feel like I’m in control of my career”.

BMG exec Thomas Scherer adds: “BMG is fast becoming the home of more and more established artists departing long-time deals, moving towards independence, and wanting control over their careers. BMG has an impeccable team helping artists achieve their goals by not only delivering the highest level of service, but the attention to detail and strategy that sophisticated artists desire”.

With ‘Vinyl Days’ still so fresh out in the world, it’s not clear when we might get to hear any music as part of the BMG deal, but you can certainly hear him get the ball rolling in terms of that new alliance on ‘Sayonara’ here: