Baltimore, Maryland emcee Logic has officially signed with Def Jam Records. This morning’s announcement comes less than a month after the Visionary Music Group artist and 2012 DXnext alum was pictured on the upcoming 2013 XXL “Freshmen Class” issue.

“I’m excited to take this next step in my career,” said Logic in a press statement. “It’s incredible for Def Jam [Records] and Visionary Music Group to work together and the opportunity to collaborate with a living legend like No I.D. is priceless. I’m very humbled to be apart of the most iconic hip hop label of all time.”

“Logic has a great future ahead and we are happy to have him at Def Jam. He has the talent to be a great artist and make a strong presence in our industry ,” said No I.D., EVP A&R, Def Jam Recordings and Executive Producer of Logic’s forthcoming debut album.

Previously, No I.D. has been instrumental to albums from Common, Kanye West and Jhene Aiko’s upcoming debut LP.

On May 7, Logic is slated to release Young Sinatra: Welcome To Forever.

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