Logic Talks Killer Mike Advising Him On Rapping About Social Issues

The 'Everybody' LP creator recalls a conversation with the Run The Jewels member.

(AllHipHop News) Maryland's Logic and Georgia's Killer Mike connected for the track "Confess" off the Everybody album. It turns out Mike played a much bigger role in the direction of the project.

The Def Jam recording artist talked about his friendship with Mike during a video interview with Zane Lowe. According to Logic, a phone conversation with the Run The Jewels member influenced the decision to cover certain content in his music.

"I remember calling Killer Mike. It was the height of the Black Lives Matter movement and what was going on in the community, and what wasn't being addressed and what wasn't being talked about," recalled Logic. "I felt like I have all this power and a voice, and I want to say something about that, about women who are being sexually abused, and people's mental health. There are people saying this sh-t but not on a mainstream level. I was like, 'I want to do that.'"

He added, "I called [Killer Mike] like, 'I don't wanna do this but I feel like I have to do this.' He was like, 'Brother, you gotta do whatever you gotta do.' He said, 'You can't be scared to make an album that's preaching about love, equality, and the acceptance of one another based on the opinions of other people. You can't let them stop you.'"

Logic earned two Grammy nominations for his suicide prevention anthem "1-800-273-8255." The XXL Freshman alum recently released Bobby Tarantino II which features appearances by Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Marshmello.

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