With his debut album Under Pressure released last Tuesday (October 21), Def Jam rapper Logic sat down with HipHopDX and spoke about how increasingly constant Internet access continues to have an effect on the shift away from physical music formats.
“I believe that where technology is going, that you’re gonna be able to be in the desert or the Amazon or any street corner and have WiFi at all times,” Logic says in a clip that premiered as a part of today’s DX Daily (October 27). “I believe that the MP3, the ‘physical’ MP3 on your phone, is gonna be looked at as vinyl or CDs in ten, fifteen years. If you have access to the Internet at all times and streaming, why would you even need to buy it? If it’s always gonna be there? As long as you have power on your phone and you’re not broke and you can pay your phone bill, you can always have everything at your fingertips. And that’s a little disgusting. It sucks. That’s where we’re going. I like vinyl, man. I like cassette decks and stuff like that but it’s just not what it is anymore.”