PICS: Logic at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre

Logic, the chart-topping hip-hop star, brought everybody together at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre recently.

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Currently on the road with his "Bobby Tarantino vs. Everybody" tour, San Diego received the rapper with open arms on Tuesday, July 24.
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Born Sir Robert Bryson Hall II and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland, he got his start in music as a teenager.
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He became interested in rap after watching the 2003 film "Kill Bill: Volume 1," directed by Quentin Tarantino and featuring a score produced by the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA. Hall initially performed under the stage name "Psychological."
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He released his first mixtape, "Logic: The Mixtape," under the Psychological moniker in 2009. Soon thereafter, he'd shorten it to just Logic.
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About his moniker, he described it in an interview as "the ony name that really stuck [with me]. I just loved this word because it was about the mind and I knew that's what I wanted my music to consist of, something that really challenges the mind."
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The following year, he released a mixtape titled "Young, Broke & Infamous" and signed with Visionary Music Group.
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In 2013, he was featured as part of XXL's "Top 10 Freshmen List" which also included Travis Scott, Action Bronson, Joey Badass, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q and others. Later that year, he signed with Def Jam Recordings and in 2014, he released his debut full-length album "Under Pressure."
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It'd go on to sell more than 700,000 copies and debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Hip-Hop/R&B Chart.
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In 2015, Logic released his sophomore studio album follow-up titled "The Incredible True Story." It debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
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The next year, he released the "Bobby Tarantino" mixtape, his sixth, via his Twitter account. The tape included the singles "Flexicution" (which became his first solo Billboard Hot 100 charting single) and "Wrist" featuring Pusha T.
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Last year, Logic dropped his new album "Everybody." It would debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 247,000 copies sold in its first week.
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Its lead single, "1-800-273-8255," a song created in association with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline was certified triple platinum by the RIAA. The song also garnered the rapper two 2018 Grammy Award nominations for Song of the Year and Best Music Video.
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In August 2017, he guest starred in the Adult Swim animated comedy series "Rick and Morty" voicing himself as the headliner of a festival. Earlier this year, a promotional video featuring the titular characters of the show announced his seventh mixtape, "Bobby Tarantino II." It was released on March 9.
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Later that month, he was featured in the premier episode of the new Netflix original documentary series on hip-hop, "Rapture."
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Fun fact: Logic cites Frank Sinatra as his main inspiration, and refers to himself occasionally as "Young Sinatra." Other influences include A Tribe Called Quest, Mos Def, OutKast, Drake, J. Cole -- as well as the films of Quentin Tarantino.
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