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What was your main gripe with the business? I’m on Republic Records now, and those two guys who run it are good guys. I like Monte and Avery Lipman. But I’ve probably been with a thousand recordcompany presidents, and I didn’t like any of them — and they didn’t like me. I was never interested in kissing anybody’s ass. I even punched a record-company president once. What did he do? He fell down. ) NOVEM BER 14, 201 5 | W W W. COM 33 “I don’t want people to feel like Justin Bieber has found God and now he’s trying to tell us what [to do].
The lovely “Where Does the Time Go,” tucked near the end, lets the pair’s vocal interplay shine, a meditative respite from the carbon-copy clamor that precedes it. —MAURA JOHNSTON to have had much more fun making The Incredible True Story than his 2014 major-label debut, Under Pressure, which buckled under the weight of its protagonist’s dark childhood. ” It’s an audacious claim that Logic never makes good on. He’s a gifted rapper with dense lyrics and an ear for beats. ) But most of his ideas seem borrowed from peers like Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Kanye West.
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