Logic Delivers Powerful Version of 1-800-273-8255 at VMAs

Alessia Cara and Khalid joined the rapper during the awards show

August 29, 2017
Logic performs on the 2017 'MTV Video Music Awards' at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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With the music world still reeling from the losses of rockers Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards was a fitting place for rapper Logic to deliver one of his most powerful songs.

Logic's inspiring track off his latest album Everybody delivers a message of hope for those struggling. The track's title, while never spoken in the song, is the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Through his words, Logic sends a message to those listening that someone is always there. Lines like "I want you to be alive / You don't gotta die today" ring out like a real life call to the lifeline. Logic's message is clear and direct: there is always someone who will listen. Check out the moving live performance from the show.

The music video itself features a star-studded cast, including Don CheadleCoy StewartLuis Guzmán, and more. In it, the main character struggles with his sexuality and acceptance, something Logic has also been very open about -- acceptance. Logic, who his biracial, frequently raps about growing up not being accepted by either race. Watch the powerful music video, which is quickly approaching 16 million views on YouTube:

September marks the beginning of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. As always, if you or anyone you know is struggling with thoughts of suicide, drug addiction, depression or anything else, a list of resources can be found here.