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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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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

BJ The Chicago Kid – “OMG” (Feat. Jay Rock)

R&B singer and go-to rap hook crooner BJ The Chicago Kid just released his major label debut, In My Mind, last month. According to a…
Peter Helman | March 12, 2016 - 5:11 pm

Watch BJ The Chicago Kid Croon “Woman’s World” and “Turnin’ Me Up” On Conan

It's finally R&B crooner BJ The Chicago Kid's time to shine, and he's been killing it. After spending close to 10 years on up-and-coming rappers'
Collin Robinson | March 4, 2016 - 11:20 am

Stream BJ The Chicago Kid In My Mind

After working with half the cool young rappers on the planet, the grainy, wizened, frighteningly talented soul singer BJ The Chicago Kid has made the…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2016 - 10:57 am
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