Tag: BJ The Chicago Kid
While in NYC last week, the Grammy nominated and super talented BJ The Chicago Kid stopped by Shade 45 to chop it up with Sway, Heather B and Tracy G on Sway In The Morning.
During his visit, BJ spoke about some of his influences, his nonprofit organization, what he would do if he was mayor, and much more. That’s not all, though. BJ also took on Sway’s 5 Fingers Of Death freestyle challenge. You can go ahead and file this one under ‘must watch’. Check out the clip above.
From LA to the Chi.
Chicago native and West Coast resider, BJ The Chicago Kid, dropped by Snoop Dogg’s popular internet talk show, GGN, for a dope interview and profile on the artist. BJ talks about his new EP, his career, hooking up with TD, his influences and so much more.
Learn yourself something about one of the Chi’s dopest talents above. Chuuch.
Fresh off making headlines worldwide for Malia Obama wearing a Pro Era shirt, Joey Bada$$ hit Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show for a performance alongside the house band, The Roots, and Chicago’s own, BJ The Chicago Kid.
The faction performed “Like Me” which will appear on Joey’s new album, B4.Da.$$, out 1/20 on Cinematic.
Leaders continues their rollout for their first-ever mixtape, Lead Never Follow Vol. 1, and today’s drop comes from two of the Chi’s dopest vocalists, BJ The Chicago Kid and J. Ivy. And they put their own Go Ill spin on Anthony Hamilton’s early-00s hit, “Coming From Where I’m From.”
Cook County is their native roots, so enjoy their ode to it. Two true leaders in their respective fields getting busy for the LDRS. Could you want more?
Directed by Verluxe. Produced Mike & Keys and Mixed by Ali.
BJ and Groovy Q connect for the video of the hidden track from his The M.A.F.E. Project which Beej dropped back in November. These two have a proven chemistry together (not to mention a Grammy nom), and “It’s True” continues their winning streak. Truth. No lie, you’re gonna lie what you see above.
Kanye West, Common, BJ The Chicago Kid, Jennifer Hudson, Da Internz, R. Kelly, No ID, Stefan Ponce & Others Nominated For Grammys
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.