Tag: BJ The Chicago Kid

Kanye West, Common, BJ The Chicago Kid, Jennifer Hudson, Da Internz, R. Kelly, No ID, Stefan Ponce & Others Nominated For Grammys

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment


The results are in, and the nominations for the 2015 Grammy’s have been trickling out throughout the day. As always, the nominees within the hip-hop/R&B categories have drawn plenty of controversy, but that hasn’t stopped many Chicagoans of being nominated for the most prestigious award in music.

Kanye West, Common, BJ The Chicago Kid, Jennifer Hudson, Da Internz, R. Kelly, No ID, Stefan Ponce, Chef Tone and a handful of others are all up for a gold gramophone on Feb. 8, 2015 on CBS at 7 p.m. CST.

And with Common’s album Nobody’s Smiling up for rap album of the year, that also means Dreezy and Lil Herb could also take home a trophy as well. Hit the jump for the full rundown of nominees and categories. For all 83, shoot over to the official Grammy homepage.

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Video: BJ The Chicago Kid – One In A Million

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Jerome D. Produced by Marcus Kincy and BJ The Chicago Kid.

Following the release of his brand new project, The M.A.F.E. Project, BJ drops off an official video for his take on Aaliyah’s “One In A Million.” Of course, BJ snapped on this one.

Check out the video above and grab The M.A.F.E. Project right here.

New Album: BJ The Chicago Kid – The M.A.F.E. Project

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


The wait is finally over, the project is here. After leaking a string of new music over the past few months, BJ The Chicago Kid gives us his first project in a few years, the all-new The M.A.F.E. Project.

12 hot tracks featuring Freddie Gibbs, Schoolboy Q, Smoke DZA, Kobe, Sasha Go Hard and more. M.A.F.E. stands for “Music Ain’t For Everybody,” but we believe this project truly is. Get to know one of Chicago’s real heroes below. His talent speaks volumes, so be sure to turn it up.

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BJ The Chicago Kid, Sicko Mobb, Mick Jenkins, Alex Wiley & Wave Chapelle To Perform @ SXSW 2015

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments


Yup, it’s that time again. March isn’t that far away and there’s a few familiar names included in the second round of artists announced for SXSW Music 2015.

Chicago’s own BJ The Chicago Kid, Mick Jenkins, Sicko Mobb and Alex Wiley will be hitting the stage(s) at the upcoming SXSW Music festival and conference. Deejay Earl of TEKLIFE and Milwaukee emcee Wave Chapelle have also been invited to grace 2015’s SXSW.

Dope, right? Keep in mind, this is only the second wave of artists announced that are set to perform on official SXSW stages and more artists from the Chi/Midwest could be appearing in future artist announcements.

The full second round list can be found below. Check it out and stay tuned for more info on who from the Chi will be heading down to Austin and where you’ll be able to catch them.

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BJ The Chicago Kid f/ Freddie Gibbs – B.A.M.

| November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment


Today, BJ announced his new project The M.A.F.E. Project via Noisey, and also gave them a new joint from said project, the Gangsta Gibbs-assisted “B.A.M.” This one is dedicated to the baddies of the world — wherever you are. “B.A.M.” was allegedly recorded during the sessions for MadGibbs’ Pinata album. Just an FYI.

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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib f/ BJ The Chicago Kid – Home

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments


Following the release of the “Knicks” remix yesterday, MadGibbs return with another offering from the forthcoming Knicks Remix EP. “Home” features BJ The Chicago Kid and is yet another solid collaboration from Gibbs and BJ. You know, I wouldn’t be mad at an EP or full project from these three.

Give “Home” a listen below the jump and remember —  the Knicks Remix EP drops November 18th.

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BJ The Chicago Kid Announces Domestic Tour

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


Chicago star BJ The Chicago Kid has been everywhere as of late, popping up at festivals, various show dates and dropping new music weekly. And tonight, he kicks things up a notch by announcing his first-ever solo domestic tour. Congrats are definitely in order for BJ, who kicks things off alongside his full band this week (10/22) in NYC, and ends up his run in New Orleans on November 9th.

Good news for Chicago fans as BJ has back t0 back nights at The Shrine on 10/27 and 10/28 — so get that ticket money ready. The dates for BJ’s run can be found below. Looking forward to this one, so if he’s hitting your town be sure to show up and show out.

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Video: Benny Cassette f/ BJ The Chicago Kid – Bridges Over Babylon

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

You heard the song, now watch the video. Benny and BJ. BJ and Benny. “Bridges Over Babylon.” Check out the funky, funky sounds and visual above.

BJ The Chicago Kid – Good Karma

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Produced by Da Internz

Some good karma is definitely headed BJ The Chicago Kid’s way with all of this free music he’s been releasing over the past couple of months. Today he keeps it all the way Chi City with “Good Karma,” produced by the Go Ill’s own Da Internz. Good music, good vibes, “Good Karma.” Gran Beej’s latest installment below.

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Video: BJ The Chicago Kid – Can’t Hold My Liquor (Remix)

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Beej borrows Yeezy and Keefer’s “Can’t Hold My Liquor,” and takes us on a booze-fueled ride around town. Off a few pulls of the Henn, BJ gives us his very own dark twisted fantasy. His onslaught continues — this time with electric guitars. Cheers!