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New Music: BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Sasha Go Hard – Gimme Mo (Remix)


BJ The Chicago Kid is clearly ready to be apart of the conversation of today’s more exciting new R&B acts once again. After taking time away to focus on his debut album, due out on Motown Records, the young singer has began releasing numerous new records and remakes for his fans and new listeners to get tuned in to.

Following the recent songs “Real Love Never Dies” and “Go Girl,” the Chicago native drops off a bit of a throwback with an update.

BJ and rapper Sasha Go Hard remix their previous collaboration “Gimme Mo” with a new beat courtesy of Marcus Kincy, who slows down the original and turns it into a sultry, piano driven record, highlighted by some Teddy Riley style vocoder effects.

Stream and download below:

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New Music: BJ The Chicago Kid – Real Love Never Dies

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Real Love Never Dies, and neither does Real Music.

BJ The Chicago Kid took some time away last year to focus on his debut album, but it appears that this year he is finally ready to share his gift, and we have the door wide open for him to walk in!

Currently gracing radio stations everywhere with Schoolboy Q, thanks to their No. 1 single “Studio,” BJ has returned just recently with the hot song “Go Girl,” and remake of Fabolous and Jeremih’s “Thim Slick” with “Perfect.”  Today, the R&B crooner shows off his soulful persona with the retro ballad “Real Love Never Dies.”

Sharing the audio from the studio session and video of the recording, BJ takes us back to the days of classic soul with the touching song, that remakes the instrumental of James Brown’s “King Heroin.”

Follow the jump to hear the song, and watch his session now!

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New Music: BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Kobe – Go Girl

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BJ The Chicago Kid is much more familiar with folks than they probably know, thanks to the No. 1 single “Studio” with Schoolboy Q.  Although he had been quiet for some time, BJ returned last month with “Perfect,” a remake with accompanying video of Fabolous and Jeremih’s hit “Thim Slick.”

Now, as he continues to work on his debut album, due out on Motown, BJ drops off another impressive release with “Go Girl” featuring Kobe.

“Girl start the show, take off them clothes / Girl blow my mind, one two three Go,” he soulfully sings over the horn led Mike&Keys and Dammo production.

If there are more joints like this on the way, we can’t wait for BJ to Go!

Take a listen below!

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Video: BJ The Chicago Kid – ‘Perfect’


BJ the Chicago Kid has been mia for quite some time, but with the success of his assisted single “Studio” by Schoolboy Q, hopefully we will get some fresh material from the R&B crooner this year.

Blessing fans with a brand new visual today, BJ flips Fabolous and Jeremih’s collaboration “Thim Slick,” off the Brooklyn rappers mixtape Soul Tape 3. The Windy City native delivers his own soulful tribute to the natural beauties who might not be considered sexy by fashion magazine standards, but are “Perfect” in his eyes.

Featuring various ladies of various sizes trying on outfits while looking in the mirror, the singer/songwriter offers them some confident words over the piano-laden track.

“That body perfect in my eyes / No matter what they say, everything will be just right / You’ve got that blessing in disguise,” he sings.

As we await more new music from BJ check out his new remix video below!

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New Music: BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Add-2 – 15 Minutes of Fame

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard from BJ The Chicago Kid, the soulful singer has been busy working on his debut album due out on Motown Records.  While we await his next release, BJ has connected with producer 9th Wonder for a new song entitled “15 Minutes of Fame” featuring rapper Add-2.

The soulful joint will be featured on 9th Wonder’s new label compilation ‘Jamla Is The Squad,’ which is dropping on Jan. 28.

Take a listen to the R&B/Hip-Hop collabo below:

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BJ the Chicago Kid Talks Motown Records, Kendrick Lamar & New Music


We haven’t heard much from BJ The Chicago Kid this year, but the rising R&B crooner recently sat down with the Grammy Academy for a candid interview.

The singer/songwriter spoke about collaborating with Kendrick Lamar, the legacy he hopes to leave as an artist, the impact his hometown has had on American music, and signing to Motown Records, among other topics.

“Motown has done so many things and broken so many barriers and built so many bridges in the past,” said BJ. “I feel like it’s only right to be honored by those eyes being able to see the same thing they saw in [Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder] and everybody else, [in me] … and believe that I can carry the torch. It’s an honor and I really believe I can do it.”

BJ is currently working on his anticipated debut album, which is expected in 2014 via Motown. Peep his interview below:

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Event Recap: The-Dream, Luke James, August Alsina & BJ The Chicago Kid Perform at ‘Spotlight Live’


‘Spotlight Live’ aka R&B Live is finally back in New York. The event which has been sorely missed in the city has returned just in time to welcome the beloved genre back into the mainstream spotlight.  Tuesday night’s show was a special invite only affair, presented by the Island Def Jam Music Group, which featured 4 of the labels acts, The-Dream, Luke James, August Alsina & BJ The Chicago Kid.

See our recap and peep our photos from the show below:

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BJ the Chicago Kid Talks Motown Legacy, Upcoming Album & More

BJ The Chicago Kid is one of the talented newcomers with the chance to help continue the legacy of Motown as a part of their new roster. The renaissance is happening and BJ shared his thoughts on the storied label and what his contributions will be in a recent interview with DJBooth TV. Additionally the Chicago native spoke about his upcoming album, making quality authentic music, his upbringing and more.