Logic Drops a Powerful Music Video for '1-800-273-8255' on Suicide Prevention

by Flaunt Intern

Logic continues to preach peace, love, and positivity in his new music video for his hit single, "1-800-273-8255," featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid. The music video, directed by Andy Hines, almost feels like a short film due to the plot and the visual's ability to paint a real life story.

The music video promotes suicide prevention and follows the journey of a young teenager, played by Coy Stewart, who falls in love with another kid from school, played by Nolan Gould. Don Cheadle stars as the main character's dad and quickly disapproves of his son; That had been the case since his first suspicions of him being gay. He is bullied and frustrated as he tries to find his place in the world, and ends up holding a gun to his head, ready to end it.

Gripping on to the last bit of hope, he calls the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800- 273-8255, which also serves as the title of the song. As the track comes to an end, the video ends on a positive note. "I finally wanna be alive / I don't wanna die today." The boys eventually grow up and are joined together for their wedding to celebrate the love that they once felt guilty for. During the ceremony, smiles and hugs are given from his once disapproving father and pure joy is felt when looking into the eyes of his grandchild. 

"I made this song for all of you who are in a dark place and can't seem to find the light," tweeted @logic301 Logic.

Logic is currently touring the U.S on his Everybody tour with Joey Bada$$.


Written by Kelly An