Social media provides previously unseen levels of fan access, which can in turn lead to those same fans offering theories about their favorite artists.
Twitter has already given us proof of Logic fans buying multiple copies of his Everybody album and getting tattoos of the LP's title.
Reddit user “BliIxy” took a more scholarly approach, by studying the 44-page booklet that comes with limited edition physical copies of Everybody, and posting his findings on Reddit’s /HipHopHeads forum. The result is a rather plausible theory about the title of Logic’s final album.
“In the limited edition booklet for Everybody there is a letter at the end and a hidden message that says: ‘To decipher the letter, read every 8th and 5th word,’” BliIxy wrote. “The code says: ‘For the real fans reading this hidden message my next album will be called Ultra 85, and it will be the conclusion to his saga.’”
Logic deciding to stop making studio albums after his next project isn’t exactly news, as the rapper clearly indicated as much during a recent interview with Genius. But dropping the title, one album early, deep in an album booklet is another level.
Below is the message in question, as well as a more legible reprinting.
Sticking to BliIxy’s instructions to read every eighth and fifth word yields the following:
“For the real fans reading this hidden message my next album will be called Ultra 85, and it will be the conclusion to this saga.”
Logic hasn’t offered any confirmation if the theory holds up, so it appears fans will be waiting to see if his next and allegedly final album is indeed titled Ultra 85. You can learn more about Logic's new album, Everybody, in his upcoming Complex cover story. Check out the trailer featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson below.