Young RJ delivers thought provoking lyrics coupled with BJ The Chicago Kid‘s soulfully finessing vocals on “Issues.” The single, produced by Young RJ and Detroit’s emerging producer, DAG, finds the Slum Village rapper and Chicago crooner complementing each other well. Previously, Young RJ and BJ The Chicago Kid worked together on “Expressive,” a single off Slum Village’s album, . . .
Tennyson and Mr. Carmack are a great combination by themselves, but when you throw BJ The Chicago Kid into the mix, things truly become next level. “Thursday” is definitely next level. Do you know how it feels to truly fall in love? This song might make you understand that feeling. Stream “Thursday” below.
BJ The Chicago Kid drops off a new gem called “Roses,” just in time for Valentine’s Day. The soulful crooner is coming off of three GRAMMY nominations, and despite his lack of hardware to show for it, it would seem that he’s continuing to make his mark in the game with records like this. Stream . . .
It’s official. Winter weather is here and if you aren’t already with bae, BJ the Chicago Kid might help with his new mixtape The Lost Files: Cuffing Season. 2016 has been a busy year for the windy city native. Showing guest appearances on albums from Solange, Kevin Hart aka Chocolate Droppa, to Smoke DZA and . . .
It’s only right that BJ The Chicago Kid‘s “Uncle Marvin” is as bluesy and slow moving as it is. The gloomy, soulful tune features a prominent Marvin Gaye sample. In the newly released visual accompaniment, we see BJ kicking back and having a good time with a few friends. Watch the video for “Uncle Marvin” . . .
BJ The Chicago Kid just received multiple GRAMMY nominations, and he keeps the ball rolling with “Uncle Marvin.” This new release pays homage to the late, great Marvin Gaye. BJ’s soulful stylings prove to be more than adequate for the task at hand. Stream “Uncle Marvin” below.
Common brings his “Black America Again” back to the forefront once more with a new remix that features verses from Gucci Mane and Pusha T. Of course, BJ The Chicago Kid is still holding the chorus down in elegant fashion. Common, Gucci Mane and Push aren’t necessarily the most expected combination, but they prove to . . .
Thane, Anderson .Paak and BJ The Chicago Kid‘s “Responsibilities” is a mournful, soulful single that isn’t afraid to delve into the less glorious side of the lives than many of us live. The newly released video is surprisingly colorful and psychedelic, featuring animation courtesy of Japanese art collective BRDG. Watch the video for “Responsibilities” below.
Milwaukee-based producer Thane made a big splash with his newly released Topia album, due in no small part to the BJ The Chicago Kid and Anderson Paak-featuring “Responsibilities.” The album also includes guest features from Kojey Radical, Mick Jenkins, and Solei. Stream “Responsibilities” below, and check the full album right after.
It’s only right that BJ The Chicago Kid chooses to honor his mother in his “Woman’s World” video, given yesterday’s holiday and the song’s message. The classy, soulful song from the Chicago is now accompanied by picturesque, black and white footage of BJ performing for his mother. Watch the video for “Woman’s World” below.
Neguim wants your help with raising funds for a new MacBook drumkit, and he’s willing to give you a download of his bouncy new BJ the Chicago Kid flip in return. Neguim’s mellow, guitar strum driven production supplements BJ’s soulful vocals while allowing them to take center stage. Stream “Places” below, and donate to Neguim’s drumkit . . .
BJ The Chicago Kid released his In My Mind album in early February, and today he let loose a track that was originally slated to be on that project. “OMG” is a soul-drenched, dark track that has a very cinematic feel to it. Jay Rock sounds as hungry as ever on his guest verse, and . . .
BJ The Chicago Kid is one of the first artists I refer people to after they claim that “there aren’t any real singers anymore.” The talented vocalist just dropped a two-part video for “OMG / Woman’s World,” the former featuring a guest appearance from Jay Rock. The two take a trip through Los Angeles before . . .
“Trust what you know. Rock with your folks, but take no prisoners.” These are the final words heard on the intro to BJ The Chicago Kid‘s In My Mind album before we’re doused in the beautiful sounds of his distinct brand of soul music. The Chicago up and comer’s album is now available for streaming via NPR, . . .
DMV up and comer Jay IDK proved to be a versatile wordsmith throughout his Subtrap album, and he gets us reacquainted with his smoother side via his new release, “Cookie Addiction,” which features soulful vocals from the one and only BJ The Chicago Kid. Stream “Cookie Addiction” below.