A member of this year’s XXL Freshmen class has just made a major move. Logic, a rapper from Baltimore, has officially signed a deal with Def Jam, and is debut album will be produced by No I.D. Check out statements from both below. Congrats!

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“I’m excited to take this next step in my career,” Logic said on the deal. “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.”

Says No I.D.:

“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.”

Source: HHDX