BJ the Chicago Kid

New Music: BJ the Chicago Kid – “Roses”

BJ the Chicago Kid dropped a new track, entitled "Roses," the night before Valentine's Day. The luscious guitar-centered single also features a cover evokes the artwork…
Brian Josephs / February 14, 2017

BJ the Chicago Kid on Performing For Obama: “They Asked Me to Take People’s Minds to Another Place”

On January 10, R&B singer BJ the Chicago Kid performed the National Anthem at Barack Obama's Farewell Address in Chicago. Given just days to prepare, BJ jumped…
Brian Josephs / January 17, 2017

Stream BJ the Chicago Kid’s New The Lost Files: Cuffing Season Mixtape

Following up on yesterday's new video for the Marvin Gaye tribute "Uncle Marvin," BJ the Chicago Kid has dropped the entirety of his new nine-track mixtape, The…
Anna Gaca / December 14, 2016

Video: BJ the Chicago Kid – “Uncle Marvin”

BJ the Chicago Kid has given "Uncle Marvin," his tribute to Marvin Gaye, the video treatment. The singer doesn't use Gaye's likeness in the clip and…
Brian Josephs / December 13, 2016

New Music: BJ the Chicago Kid – “Uncle Marvin” ft. Marvin Gaye

BJ the Chicago Kid, who got a Best R&B Performance Grammy nomination for "Turnin’ Me Up," has delivered a Marvin Gaye tribute in the form…
Brian Josephs / December 8, 2016

BJ the Chicago Kid and Jay Rock Share Thrumming ‘OMG’

About a month ago, BJ the Chicago Kid released his latest LP and major-label debut, In My Mind, boasting appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Big K.R.I.T., and Chance the Rapper.
Harley Brown / March 12, 2016

BJ the Chicago Kid Goes Retro in Quirky New ‘That Girl’ Music Video

BJ the Chicago Kid's upcoming album In My Mind  doesn't have a hard release date, but at least the Windy City singer-songwriter has shared a fun new…
James Grebey / August 18, 2015

Nas Blesses ScHoolboy Q’s ‘Studio’ Remix With a Status Update

Nas sounds like he's doing pretty well coming off of his much deserved victory lap for Illmatic's 20th anniversary. The iconic Queens MC now appears on…
Colin Stutz / September 10, 2014

Watch ScHoolboy Q and BJ the Chicago Kid Define ‘Oxymoron’ on ‘Kimmel’

Schoolboy Q's ambitious Oxymoron is finally getting a little more late-night TV time. The Black Hippy crew member performed his Chromatics-sampling "Man of the Year" in February…
Marc Hogan / April 4, 2014

BJ the Chicago Kid: R&B Young Lion Spans Soulful Styles With a Spiritual Passion

Who: Recent Motown signee Bryan Sledge, an A-student of '70s soul with a defiantly confessional hip-hop streak, as heard loud and clear on last year's…
Brandon Soderberg / March 19, 2013

See Chance the Rapper as a Dancing Cartoon in ‘Good Ass Intro’ with John Legend

We know a good ass thing when we see it, and Chance the Rapper's new song and video, "Good Ass Intro," is accurately named indeed.
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013