BJ the Chicago Kid

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 […]

Goapele Recruits BJ The Chicago Kid For The Affectionate ‘Stay’


Goapele enlists the help of crooner BJ The Chicago Kid for her new song “Stay.” On the duet, songstress and Chicago singer harmonizewhile  singing “right here’s where you belong with me.” Visit for more information The Cornelio Austin-produced cut is the fourth single off Goapele’s forthcoming EP, Dreamseeker, due out May 19th via EMPIRE / […]

Fat Joe Signs to Roc Nation, Ending Long-Standing Feud with Jay Z

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Fat Joe and Jay Z have made Hip Hop history by ending their long-standing beef and joining forces. Visit for more information After signing The L.O.X. and Yo Gotti in December, the label officially announced the signing of Fat Joe this morning revealing that Plata o Plomo, his upcoming joint album with Remy Ma, will be his first […]

Common & BJ The Chicago Kid Perform Live On Jimmy Fallon

Common & BJ The Chicago Kid Perform Live On Jimmy Fallon

Common‘s upcoming album “Black America Again” is set to arrive next Friday. Despite the wait Common decided to treat people this Thursday by performing a new record with fellow Chi-Town native BJ The Chicago Kid. The two artists performed their single “Black America Again” on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Visit for more information […]

Footaction Shows Us What Vacationing With E-40, Omarion, BJ the Chicago Kid, and Casey Veggies Would Be Like

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Footaction’s new docu-series unites R&B and Hip Hop artists for eclectic conversations on today’s culture, while showcasing the hottest brands of the retailer. The Youtube series is called Footaction Free Flow, with its first episode focused on travel. Visit for more information Ken Slide of Footaction said, “Having artists who are at very different […]

Listen To Nick Grant’s Brand New Mixtape ’88


For the past few months, newcomer Nick Grant continues to build his momentum with breakthrough visuals and singles that showcases his lyrical dexterity. All of this has culminated with the release of his brand new mixtape titled ’88. Though he stands firmly on his own, Grant’s 13 track project boasts contributions from BJ The Chicago […]

Big K.R.I.T. Jumps On BJ The Chicago Kid’s “The Resume”

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BJ The Chicago Kid has really become his own artist in the last few months and will likely see good success when he releases In My Mind, his debut album. Today he teams up with Big K.R.I.T. for “The Resume” which is a smooth and mellow cut. Visit for more information Hear it above.