Logic has been praised for that includes drag queens within the video for his new single “Concern.”
The primary providing from his upcoming album Extremely 85, the video for the disco-influenced monitor options numerous drag queens readying themselves and rehearsing earlier than they’re proven in full costume.
The lyrics to the music additionally observe themes of identification, shedding worry and judgement of others with strains resembling: “I used to maneuver a sure manner as a result of I used to be afraid/ That I might not be beloved the way in which that I should be/ Till the day the worry abandoned me, should be free/ And do regardless of the fuck I wanna do after I wanna do it/When it come to the world and creativity.”
Logic obtained a lot reward on social media for the video, with the lead actor within the clip, Tajh “Flawless Shade” Jordan, commenting on Instagram: “Endlessly grateful! Thanks!”
One other consumer stated: “Homophobes dropping their minds within the feedback,” whereas another person wrote: “Bruh why are folks so uncomfortable after they see a drag queen?”
The gender-fluid visuals turned others off, although, with one critic saying: “What is that this fruity ass video. I really like your music, however this video simply will not be it.”
Logic has lengthy been an advocate for the LGBTQ neighborhood. In a 2020 interview with DJ Vlad, he stated: “To say homosexuality has no place in Hip Hop is like saying homosexuals don’t have a spot in society. That’s how I really feel. Hip Hop is about expression, being your self and it’s simply bizarre.”
In 2017, he additionally launched a pro-LGBTQ video for his hit music “1-800-273-8255″ which starred Don Cheadle and Matthew Modine.
As for Extremely 85, the DMV native introduced the album on New 12 months’s Eve after beforehand hinting about it on the finish of his 2020 LP No Strain, which was initially imagined to be his ultimate launch.
Whereas a launch date has but to be introduced, Logic unveiled the duvet artwork for Extremely 85 earlier this week, reuniting with artist Sam Spratt who beforehand designed the art work for Below Strain, Everyone and the aforementioned No Strain.