The name Sir Robert Bryson Hall II might not ring a bell as he is mostly known by his stage name, Logic. He is a multiple award-winning rapper who has sold over a million records in his music career. In the short time that he has had a career in music, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II has been able to consolidate himself in the very competitive industry as a force to reckon with.
Asides making music, the rapper has other talents you won’t expect from a rapper. Read on to get all the details.
Biography Of Sir Robert Bryson Hall II
On the 22nd of January 1990, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II was born. The rapper was born in Rockville Maryland but most of his childhood was spent in Gaithersburg which is also where he had his high school education. The rapper was named after his father, Robert Bryson Hall while the “Sir” in his name was added by his mother and is not a title. He comes from a dysfunctional family where his father took cocaine and was barely around, his mother, on the other hand, was an alcoholic.
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II is one of the seven children his mother had and he is the only child she had with his father. One of his siblings could make crack, a skill that the rapper picked up. The family was generally poor and barely got by and when he was seventeen, Logic moved out of the house and decided to chase a career in music. Before he moved out, he had met a man called Solomon Taylor, and he was the one who honed the rapper’s love for music. This love he had was ignited after he saw the Quentin Tarantino film, Kill Bill: Volume 1, the film’s soundtrack led him down a road of research and he found out more about hip-hop and rap.
The first body of work Sir Robert Bryson Hall II released was a mixtape in 2009 Logic: The Mixtape. Logic has a total of seven mixtapes to his name and four out of the seven were released before his 2014 debut album Under Pressure. In the course of his ten-year career in music, Logic has been signed to two record labels – Visionary Music and Def Jam, but he has had the most success with the latter.
In 2015, Logic got married to Jessica Andrea, a woman he had been dating for two years prior to their marriage. Andrea also has a career in the music industry as a singer. The couple was together for three years before they got divorced in 2018. He has since gotten into another relationship with Brittney Noell and both of them are expecting their first child.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (Logic)
1. He is an author
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II is not just a rapper and songwriter, he is also a novelist. In the early months of 2019, the rapper released a crime novel, Supermarket, using the pseudonym Bobby Hall. The book was released alongside a 13-song album which serves as a soundtrack for the book. The reactions to the book were mostly mixed but the book is doing brilliantly in sales.
2. Cigarette addiction
Logic grew up in an environment where drugs can easily be gotten and by the time he was thirteen, he was already drinking and smoking. However, he quit this habit in his early twenties, except for the smoking of cigarettes which he had a tougher time quitting but in 2014, he promised to stop using cigarettes.
3. Frank Sinatra is a major influence
One of the major influences of Logic’s artistry is Frank Sinatra. His love for Sinatra stems from the old movies he saw as a child. Different aspects of his music and life as a musician can be connected to Frank Sinatra.
4. He is a gamer
On the 12th of April 2016, Logic created a YouTube channel and on the 28th of that same month, he uploaded his first video. This channel is very different from what you would expect a rapper to have as the channel, BobbysWorld, is a gaming channel. Most of the videos on the channel feature the rapper playing different games. He currently has more than a million subscribers.
5. High school experience
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II attended Gaithersburg High school and when he was in the 10th grade, he started to skip classes which affected his grades. This led to him getting expelled; he has described the school’s actions as them giving up on him.