Logic Inks $30 Million Deal With Def Jam - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In the wake of his most recent success, Def Jam Records has locked down, one of its top-selling artists with an upgraded $30 million deal. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The Maryland rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Logic, shared the news in an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1, revealing that upgrade changed his life. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “When I first signed my deal, the advance was like 200 grand,” he said of his initial deal, which was signed back in 2013. “So going from Section 8 and food stamps and welfare to 200 grand was life-changing, but the life change I’m talking about is the $30 million deal I just signed. That sh*t freaked me out. I felt like a target.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The rapper alluded to the new deal on a track from his latest mixtape, rapping, “I just updated my old deal..told Def Jam no less than 20 mill…and they cut that sh*t!” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Congratulations to Logic on his new lucrative deal!