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“Juju On That Beat” And The Towering Legacy Of “Knuck If You Buck”

It showed up in the lower reaches of the Billboard top 10 last week: A giddy new dance-craze record, one made by a couple of…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2016 - 11:52 am

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Ric Wilson & Terrace Martin – “Chicago Bae” (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid)

Disco-rapper Ric Wilson, who came up in the same Chicago scene that birthed stars like Chance The Rapper and Noname, is teaming up with jazz-rap…
Peter Helman | April 22, 2020 - 1:04 pm

Queen & Slim Soundtrack Features New Songs By Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, & More

The upcoming movie Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a black couple on their first date forced to go on the…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2019 - 5:09 pm

Watch J.I.D, Thundercat, & BJ The Chicago Kid Pay Tribute To Mac Miller On The Tonight Show

Before his death in September, Mac Miller was planning a big fall tour with two opening acts: spaced-out bass whiz Thundercat and Atlanta rap phenom…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2018 - 9:41 am

BJ The Chicago Kid – “Roses”

In just the last two months, the insanely gifted old-school soul belter BJ The Chicago Kid has released his The Lost Files: Cuffing Season mixtape…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2017 - 11:04 am

Watch Eddie Vedder Perform At President Obama’s Farewell Address

President Barack Obama delivered a farewell address in his Chicago hometown tonight, and once again, several famous and talented musicians showed up to support him.
Peter Helman | January 10, 2017 - 10:18 pm

Stream BJ The Chicago Kid The Lost Files: Cuffing Season Mixtape

Last week, the R&B wunderkind BJ The Chicago Kid shared an absolutely lovely sketch of a song, "Uncle Marvin," that served as a tribute to…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2016 - 2:50 pm

BJ The Chicago Kid – “Uncle Marvin” Video

Last week, the scarily talented young R&B singer BJ The Chicago Kid released the lovely song "Uncle Marvin," a short and aqueous tribute to Marvin…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2016 - 2:25 pm

BJ The Chicago Kid – “Uncle Marvin”

The ridiculously gifted young soul singer BJ The Chicago Kid scored a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance earlier this week. And today, he's hit…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2016 - 1:21 pm

Here Are The 2017 Grammys Nominations

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2016 - 8:32 am

Watch Common’s Powerful “Black America Again” Performance With BJ The Chicago Kid On Fallon

Common has a new album, Black America Again, coming out next week, and last night he went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to…
James Rettig | October 28, 2016 - 9:44 am

Download Chance The Rapper Coloring Book

We back, and we back, and we back, and we back. Chance The Rapper didn't end up releasing the long-awaited Acid Rap follow-up during his…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2016 - 11:10 pm

Anderson .Paak – “The Season / Carry Me / The Waters” Video

I already really liked Anderson .Paak's recent album Malibu a whole lot, and everything that the guy has done since its release -- live TV
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Scotty ATL – “Clockin In” (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid)

When you put a city like Atlanta in your moniker, you've got to have some serious gumption about you. Scotty ATL is not meek in…
Collin Robinson | April 4, 2016 - 1:03 pm

BJ The Chicago Kid – “The New Cupid” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Video (Feat. Hannibal Buress & Iamsu)

BJ The Chicago Kid is getting one hell of a push on his major label debut, In My Mind. After guesting on hooks for pretty…
Collin Robinson | March 24, 2016 - 3:16 pm
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