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BJ The Chicago Kid Performs at YouTube Music Foundry


BJ The Chicago Kid was one of the first artists to be chosen to give a special performance for the YouTube Music Foundry.

The streaming video giant launched their ‘Foundry’ initiative in the spring of 2016 to give rising artists a platform to showcase their talent and continue developing their presence on YouTube.

The Motown Records signee performed two tracks off his acclaimed debut album In My Mind. Backed by only a single guitar player and a DJ, BJ delivered more noteworthy renditions of “Turnin Me On” and “Heart Crush.”

Check it out below.

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Watch: BJ The Chicago Kid Releases Touching “Woman’s World” Video


BJ The Chicago Kid has been killing it with his latest visuals!

With Mother’s Day just passing, the R&B crooner unveils the video for his soulful, empowering song “Woman’s World,” off his stellar Motown Records debut album In My Mind.

The video contains an extremely special moment for the singer/songwriter, who invited his mother out to Los Angeles for a private performance of the song, which was filmed for this video.

Suited up, and backed by two violinists, BJ puts his all into the lyrics giving one of his most emotional performances, one that is clearly seen as he joins his mother in a tearful embrace at the end.

Watch the touching moment below!

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Watch: Jhene Aiko and BJ the Chicago Kid Perform at ‘Boiler Room’ Live


On April 13th, 2016 at the Park Plaza in Los Angeles, Ray-Ban x Boiler Room unveiled the first set of a monthly party series titled “Open Your Heart.” The event is described as, “an evening of intimate musical connections curated by LA-based collective Soulection,” the show included performances by Jhené Aiko, Kali Uchis, BJ the Chicago Kid, and DJ sets from Soulection DJs.

Both singers captivated the packed crowd. During Jhené’s set she performed “Eternal Sunshine” and also covered John Mayer’s “Stop This Train.”

BJ gave the audience even more with his 30 minute set of past and present fan favorites, including tracks off his stellar debut album In My Mind, as well as a some acoustic covers such as Usher’s “Nice & Slow.”

Check out both performances below!

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Video: BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Kendrick Lamar – The New Cupid


Ohh yeaaa, it feels so good.

Mr. Southside, BJ The Chicago Kid, comes through with the music video for his soulful Kendrick Lamar-assisted track “The New Cupid,” off his Motown Records debut album In My Mind.

In the Matt Barnes-directed visual, comedian Hannibal Buress plays “Cupid” reeking havoc on relationships, using money and social media to cause trouble. He’s so done with romance, in fact, that he even slaps hope right out of young love’s hands.

Rapper IamSu! and singer Mila J play cameo roles, while K-Dot appears spitting his verse for his friend and frequent collaborator BJ.

Watch the comedic love scorned story below.

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Watch: BJ The Chicago Kid Performs “Love Inside” Acoustic


BJ The Chicago Kid continues to bless us with intimate acoustic performances of favorites, and originals off his stellar new album In My Mind.

Teaming up once again with his guitarist Jeff V., the soulful crooner delivers a stirring rendition of his standout cut “Love Inside.”

You don’t want to miss this one, so check it out below, and if you haven’t yet, go pick up BJ’s Motown Records debut now!

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New Music: DJ Carisma feat. BJ The Chicago Kid & Casey Veggies – Naturally

DJ Carisma Naturally

Our girl DJ Carisma keeps the hotness coming with her latest single.

Following the catchy “Til The Morning” by Chris Brown and DeJ Loaf, the 2x Female DJ of the Year calls on Motown crooner BJ The Chicago Kid and rapper Casey Veggies for the smooth, soulful “Naturally.”

Over a thumping bassline, BJ gets his swerve on asking his ex to come back to his natural love, while Veggies spits about loving his girls natural figure.

Take a listen below, and look for Carisma’s debut album 100 Dollar Vinyl coming soon.

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BJ The Chicago Kid Performs “Woman’s World” & “Turnin’ Me Up” on ‘Conan’


BJ The Chicago Kid is on a upward wave, and the release of his debut album In My Mind is the reason.

Continuing on his promotional run, the Motown signee took to “Conan” last night to perform a medley of two of the fan favorites from the album, “Woman’s World” and “Turnin’ Me Up.”

Backed by his band, BJ gave the crowd another reason why his album should be on steady repeat.

Take a listen below:

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Video: BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Jay Rock – Oh My God + Woman’s World


If you’re still not sure why BJ The Chicago Kid is one of our favorite emerging talents, then we pray that his debut album In My Mind – which is out now – gives you all the reasoning needed.

Dropping yet another visual to keep us feeling the movement, BJ gives us a two-for-one deal. Featuring his previously unreleased joint with TDE rapper Jay Rock titled “Oh My God,” and the standout album track “Woman’s World,” the Chicago crooner takes us on a journey through his life with his “A Day in My Mind” installments.

Directed by Shawny Ocho, the black-and-white clip starts with a hardcore feel prepared by both BJ and Jay Rock and then transitions into a more relaxed and sultry feel with “Woman’s World.”


It’s definitely BJ’s season, and we’re all here for it. Hopefully this time around, you are too.

Take a look at the visual below:

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