At 16 the school system dismissed him and wished him well Dead Presidents III by Logic

At the age of 16, which is typically an American teenagers sophmore year in high school you are allowed to drop out. In many public high schools they actually recommend or want the students to drop out if you have bad grades or behavior.

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Now if I don't believe it y'all won't perceive it
Now run it back and retrieve it
Dead Presidents III by Logic

This is something Logic really stresses and is apart of his thought process. If you don’t have confidence in yourself then you can’t envision yourself being successful. So he is urging you to go back and get that confidence.

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People ask "how you get your flow so amazing"
To which I reply "I have yet to scratch the surface like abrasions"
Dead Presidents III by Logic

Logic has only just began to show us what he has to offer.

So..

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I have not a single enemy
Only evil entities that have some how befriended me, In they mind
Cuz I am just a mortal man of peace that can rhyme
Dead Presidents III by Logic

The devil or demons are trying to tempt him because they see he is of good nature and mortal. These two lines can be compared to the biblical story of the Temptation of Christ.

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Ain't no killer but don't push me
If you grab the heat you a pussy
Dead Presidents III by Logic

Logic does his own take of two lines from 2pac’s song “Hail Mary”:

I ain’t a killer, but don’t push me
Revenge is like the sweetest joy next to getting pussy

Logic would rather settle his differences with others in a peaceful manner, however he will not hesitate to end up with a murder on his hands if absolutely necessary.

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Ink in my veins, inflames, and spew on the page, to numb the pain like Novocain, mutha fucker Dead Presidents III by Logic

Logic writes to cope with his problems. Also, Novocain is a drug used to reduce pain in patients. It is commonly known for being used in dentistry.

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So with the lift of a pinky I'mma
Dominate the world like my name is brain
Dead Presidents III by Logic

This is a reference to the cartoon show from the late 90s Pinky & the Brain. Pinky & the Brain are both lab rats located in the Acme labs. Every episode the Brain seeks to take over the world. Below is the dialogue that proceeds the opening song.

Pinky: “Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?"
The Brain: "The same thing we do every night, Pinky—try to take over the world!”

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Black and white like a nun Dead Presidents III by Logic

Logic’s mother is white and his dad is black which makes him mixed. He compares that to that of a nun’s robes.

In addition, Logic got this beat from Mellowhype’s song “Loco” which was on their album BlackenedWhite

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Dead Presidents III, Not to be confused with Growing Pains III Dead Presidents III by Logic

Growing pains is another series of songs Logic has done, but he doesn’t want us to get confused with that series. “Growing Pains II” was featured on his last mixtape Young Sinatra.

“Dead Presidents” (and “Dead Presidents II”) was initially a series of songs done by Jay Z, newer rappers began to do the same, like Kendrick Lamar or J. Cole (see “DP” and “DP II”). Besides J.Cole congratulated Logic for what he did on this song :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mo8b59lj7jE#t=16m55s

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I used to wonder why in the hell you would make me suffer
But now in the end I understand that it made me tougher
Dear God by Logic

Logic has come to the conclusion that God put him through the bad to prepare him for the good in the future.

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