BJ the Chicago Kid

BJ The Chicago Kid Announces ‘The Gravy Tour’

BJ The Chicago Kid Announces 'The Gravy Tour'

7x GRAMMY Award nominee BJ The Chicago Kid is hitting the road again with the much-anticipated The Gravy Tour! The tour is set to kick off on April 27th, 2024, at Birchmere Music Hall in Alexandria, Virginia. It will traverse major cities like New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Nashville, and Atlanta before concluding in Honolulu, […]

BJ The Chicago Kid Drops Collaborative Album “Gravy” with Yeti Beats

BJ The Chicago Kid Drops Album "Gravy" with Yeti Beats

7X GRAMMY-Nominated Singer/songwriter BJ The Chicago Kid unveils the year’s feel-good project with the release of Gravy, a collaborative album with super-producer Yeti Beats. The album, available everywhere today, features the focus track “Never Change,” a soulful collaboration with the legendary Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire. This refreshing project coincides with the announcement […]

BJ The Chicago Kid Drops Soulful Track “Long Time” and Announces Collaborative Album ‘Gravy’ with Yeti Beats

BJ The Chicago Kid Drops Soulful Track "Long Time"

BJ The Chicago Kid is back with a new hit, “Long Time,” giving fans a taste of what’s to come on his upcoming collaborative album, Gravy, with super-producer Yeti Beats. Set to release on November 10th via RTW/RCA Records, Gravy is already creating buzz with its ’70s-inspired vibes. Visit for more information “Long Time,” […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Releases New Single “Snowflakes” Feat. Susan Carol

BJ the Chicago Kid Releases New Single "Snowflakes" Feat. Susan Carol

With his seventh Grammy nomination secured, BJ The Chicago Kid welcomes the cold weather with his new single “Snowflakes.” The new release brings in Susan Carol. Visit for more information The new single details a relationship that is coming to a close, dissolving too soon after the promise it once had. The new single […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Releases “Making Me Mad” and New Ep, ‘Three’

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BJ the Chicago Kid has released his new single “Making Me Mad,” the opening single of his new EP, Three, arriving on M.A.F.E. Music. Visit for more information The single and EP caps the latest run of BH Wednesdays. The single is produced by Social House and is flute-heavy, detailing the moments in a […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Release New Single “6 Months”


BJ the Chicago Kid is back for more. The Chicago soul singer releases another piece of “BJ Wednesdays” in the new single “6 Months.” Visit for more information The new release details the beginning of a relationship, sung by BJ to his lover about how a love story begins sweet and beautiful but will […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Returns With “Smooth” for “BJ Wednesdays”

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BJ The Chicago Kid‘s “BJ Wednesdays” is back on and he reintroduces the series with “Smooth.” Visit for more information The new single is the first after the release of the 4AM EP and prepares fans with an end-of-the-summer single that will prepare fans for the forthcoming winter months. Produced by longtime collaborator Jairus […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Releases Cover of The-Dream’s “Fancy”

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BJ the Chicago Kid has hopped into The-Dream’s catalog and fires off a cover of “Fancy” as apart of his new weekly series “BJ Wednesdays.” Visit for more information The Grammy-nominated artist hit the Love Vs. Money album and delivered a new take on the classic record which is the first installment of new […]

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Soundtrack’ Featuring JAY-Z, Nas, Rakim, Nipsey Hussle & More Now Available


When the tracklist for the Judas and the Black Messiah soundtrack hit the timeline, music fans knew they were in for something special. Headlined by “What It Feel Like,” a collaboration between JAY-Z and Nipsey Hussle the tracklist brings in Hip-Hop and R&B elite. Visit for more information On the rap side, Nas, Rapsody, […]

Vic Mensa Releases New ‘V Tape’ Project Today

Vic Mensa Releases New ‘V Tape’ Project Today

Chicago artist Vic Mensa has today released his new 7-track titled V Tape on Roc Nation Records featuring the likes of Snoh Aalegra, Eryn Allen Kayne, SAINt JHN, BJ The Chicago Kid and Peter CottonTale. Visit for more information The excellent 26-and-a-half-minute offering from Mensa is fully accompanied by a visualizer to every track […]

BJ the Chicago Kid Performs Nine Song Medley for His Tiny Desk Concert

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Recently NPR has rolled out an amazing onslaught of Tiny Desk Concerts but BJ the Chicago Kid aimed to smash all of them. The Windy City singer hit the NPR offices and let off an impressive nine songs in the 17-minute run. Visit for more information BJ fans and newcomers get treated to a […]

Culture Over Everything: Rapsody Snags Two Grammy Nominations


Can the TRUE hip-hop heads say holla? Visit for more information It looks like 2018 will be beyond superb for powerplayer emcee, Rapsody. The sagacious spitter has been nominated for two Grammy awards thanks to her groundbreaking album, Lalia’s Wisdom. The 9th Wonder produced album has been nominated for Best Rap Album, while one […]

World’s Biggest Adidas Store Opens in Chicago

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Words by Megan Ambers Visit for more information There are a lot of great things that comes from Chicago, Illinois. Chance the Rapper, the Chicago Bulls, Joefreshgoods and now, the biggest Adidas company store in the world. The new 4,966 square foot flagship is located in the Wicker Park area of Chicago, adding a […]

Slum Village’s Young RJ Drops the Visuals to “Issues” featuring BJ the Chicago Kid


Slum Village’s Young RJ recently debuted his latest single “Issues”, a record that features Chicagoan BJ the Chicago Kid. Visit for more information   Now, the independent artist has dropped visuals to accompany the track, with the storyline being directed by Diego Cruz. Advertisement   The video gets real about the different “Issues” all […]