BJ The Chicago Kid

BJ The Chicago Kid
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Motown Records
06195-bj-the-chicago-kid-that-girl-og-maco
Featuring: OG Maco
One of today’s more intriguing artist collabs comes courtesy of BJ The Chicago Kid, who taps the help of gruff-voiced, Atlanta buzzmaker OG Maco for That Girl. Maco continues to show the world... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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kehlani-down-for-you-gravez-nehzuil-remix
Artist: Kehlani
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Kehlani is on a roll. Following the release of her You Should Be Here project, the buzzmaking singer announced her signing to Atlantic Records, released a would-be hit single in the form of Chance The... More
Posted one month ago
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slum-village-expressive-bj-the-chicago-kid-illa-j
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid | Illa J
Detroit veterans Slum Village are gearing up for the June 16 release of their forthcoming album YES!, but take some time out to get Expressive for its latest single. A laid-back groove, the effort... More
Posted one month ago
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2015-03-30-kehlani-down-for-you-bj-the-chicago-kid
Artist: Kehlani
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Just four days after we featured her previous effort How That Taste, Kehlani gives fans her BJ The Chicago Kid-assisted follow-up Down For You. Frequent collaborator Jahaan Sweet mans the boards in... More
Posted 3 months ago
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Editor's Pick
joey-bada-like-me
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Song: Like Me
Album: B4.DA.$$
As if you needed another reason to cop Joey BadA$$’s freshman set, the Pro.Era ringleader joins forces with a few of the Booth’s favorite artists—and one legendary late beatsmith—on a... More
Posted 4 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-its-true
Featuring: ScHoolboy Q
BJ the Chicago Kid‘s latest body of work is composed chiefly of cuts the artist had previously released as loosies, but there was one song on the set that fans definitely hadn’t heard... More
Posted 6 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-bam
Featuring: Freddie Gibbs
Song: B.A.M.
In recent months, BJ The Chicago Kid has tossed out one promo single after another, and pretty much all of them have been on-point. Is his latest effort another hit? I’ll answer with a timeless... More
Posted 7 months ago
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a-villa-sucker-free
Artist: A-Villa
The newly-released freshman set from Windy City beatsmith A-Villa comes fully stocked with guest bars, and you won’t find a single buster, herb or lame among the dozens of artists assembled for... More
Posted about 8 months ago
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smcity-new-spiritual
Artist: SmCity
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Album: Empire Falls
Dropping a dope single involves more than making the right decisions in the studio. You also need a trained ear or two to help you figure out what the people want. If you find yourself nodding along... More
Posted 8 months ago
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freddie-gibbs-madlib-home
Featuring: Madlib | BJ The Chicago Kid
Song: Home
Home is where the wi-fi is free, where the bills pile up, and if you like clichés - home is where the heart is. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib delivered lyrical miracles yesterday, with Knicks (Remix), and... More
Posted 8 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-good-karma
I’ve seen too much bad sh*t happen to good people to believe that what goes around really comes around but, if the world did work that way, females in general would have a lot of Good Karma to... More
Posted 8 months ago
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benny-cassette-bridges-over-babylon
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Last we heard from Benny Cassette, the G.O.O.D. Music signee was struggling to escape from a femme fatale‘s clutches on lead EP single Virgo Season. The freshly-released follow-up also deals... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Editor's Pick
bj-the-chicago-kid-soul-of-a-woman
Question for the fellas: how many of y’all know about the Soul of a Woman? If your hand isn’t raised (or if, like mine, it’s wavering in midair because you’re not sure what... More
Posted 9 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-wednesday-weekend
You can count on BJ The Chicago Kid to make your Wednesday feel like the Weekend... or your Monday feel like a Wednesday that feels like the weekend, as the case may be. Regardless, if I listened to... More
Posted 9 months ago
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schoolboy-q-studio-remix
Featuring: Nas | BJ The Chicago Kid
Featured on our front page when it dropped as a single back in April, ScHoolboy Q‘s Studio won a phenomenal four out of five stars, on average, from our readership. Well, I have a feeling quite... More
Posted 9 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-real-love-never-dies
Fresh off earning positive reader reviews for the strip club-ready Go Girl, BJ the Chicago Kid returns to our front page with something a little more old-school. A demo newly released as a loosie,... More
Posted 9 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-go-girl
Featuring: Kobe
Song: Go Girl
On his last feature, an early-August promo cut, BJ The Chicago Kid assuaged a special woman’s insecurities about her appearance, assuring her that he found her Perfect in every way. The Chi-town... More
Posted about 10 months ago
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rapper-big-pooh-last-dance
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Plenty of people say you should live every day like you’re going to die tomorrow; Rapper Big Pooh actually walks the walk. The result? As we learn on Last Dance, the North Carolina mainstay is... More
Posted 10 months ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid
Song: Perfect
On Thim Slick, a track off this year’s Soul Tape 3, Fabolous and guest artist Jeremih showed their appreciation for ladies of all shapes and sizes. BJ the Chicago Kid takes that theme and runs... More
Posted 10 months ago
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schoolboy-q-studio
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Song: Studio
Album: Oxymoron
As if you needed a reminder that TDE’s “Most Likely To Bring Bucket Hats Back” rapper dropped a phenomenal album this year in Oxymoron, he just announced the fourth official single.... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
jamla-records-15-minutes-of-fame
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid | Add-2
Forget 15 Minutes Of Fame; I need 15 minutes of BJ The Chicago Kid and Add-2 pouring out their hearts atop a signature 9th Wonder beat. You might think this record is about the perils of fame, but it... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
nemo-achida-hands-on
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Snapchat, sexting and other technological innovations have made it easier than ever to get freaky without the muss and fuss of physical intimacy, but Nemo Achida still prefers the Hands On approach.... More
Posted one year ago
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bebe-ohare-city-of-win
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
With talented new artists emerging from Chicago at a downright alarming rate, the nickname “City of Win” feels more and more appropriate with each passing day. Today, we bring you the debut... More
Posted one year ago
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vic-mensa-holy-holy
Artist: Vic Mensa
Album: INNANETAPE
Whether consciously or not, artists are often motivated by the desire to create something that will outlast them. Such is definitely the case for Vic Mensa, who comes face to face with his own... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
sasha-go-hard
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Thanks to the singer’s appearance in GTAV, I have been on a BJ The Chicago Kid bender. When it comes to his smooth vocals, all I can say is, “Gimme Mo.” As for Chi-Town emcee Sasha... More
Posted one year ago
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Editor's Pick
big-krit-life-is-a-gamble
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
As Marvin Gaye put it on a joint off his 1972 Trouble Man LP, “Life Is a Gamble,” with any given throw of the dice having the power to make fortunes or take lives. On a freshly-released standout... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
bj-the-chicago-kid
Song: Honey
In the 2012 Best of the Booth Awards, you selected BJ the Chicago Kid as the artist you expect to see Breaking Through in 2013. Today, the Windy City R&B singer takes his first step towards... More
Posted 2 years ago
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lolah-brown-history
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Song: History
When two people have romantic History (and parted on amicable terms), it usually doesn’t take much to rekindle that old flame. On the latest single from Cleveland soul songstress Lolah Brown,... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
bj-the-chicago-kid-good-luvn
When BJ the Chicago Kid dropped Pineapple Now & Laters back in February, Booth readers and staff alike fell in love, hailing the project as a retro-inspired, but forward-looking revitalization of... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
thurz-another-number
Artist: Thurz
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Paradoxical as it may sound, freeloading ain’t easy. In fact, when you reach the level of gold-diggerdom attained by the central character in THURZ’ latest song release, it’s pretty... More
Posted 2 years ago
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freddie-gibbs-madlib-shame
Featuring: Madlib | BJ The Chicago Kid
Song: Shame
Album: Piñata
Does a one-night stand have to end in a “walk of Shame,” or can it be the stepping stone to something more? That’s the dilemma that Freddie Gibbs broaches on his latest feature, the... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
full-rebel-jacket-purple-lights
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
There aren’t a lot of rap groups coming from Arizona, and even fewer comprised of emcees originally from Alaska and Texas, but then again, there aren’t a lot of rap groups that sound like... More
Posted about 3 years ago
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Editor's Pick
ab-soul-lust-demons
Artist: Ab-Soul
Normally, I would not approve nor condone a young artist’s bold decision of sampling a soul legend’s music. I would say first, do your homework and find out what said legend is/was about, then and... More
Posted 3 years ago
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agacee-body-flow
Artist: Agacee
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Introduced to The DJBooth via February’s 4TheCulture, Agacee makes his triumphant return to the Booth with Body Flow, a freshly-released cut off his next street release. On Body Flow, Tony... More
Posted 3 years ago
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noelz
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
Life is never easy for a rapper on the rise, but Booth newcomer Noelz knows that, whatever the game throws at him, he’s gonna Be Alright in the end. Previously released to the ‘net but... More
Posted 3 years ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-his-pain
Featuring: Kendrick Lamar
Why are you here? What is your purpose? BJ The Chicago Kid’s latest track His Pain, with Kendrick Lamar, explores these queries as much as it exposes life’s troubles. Leaked previously as a... More
Posted 3 years ago
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bj-the-chicago-kid-dream-ii
Plenty of artists make the rounds as featured artists before stepping into the Booth with a jam of their own, but precious few have hustled as hard on the collaborative tip as BJ the Chicago Kid. Over... More
Posted 3 years ago
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thurz-hells-angel
Artist: Thurz
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
No, Thurz hasn’t joined a motorcycle gang. The Hell’s Angel the U-N-I alum (and recent performer on DJBooth.net’s ATL Indie Fest Stage) addresses on this album standout is a female... More
Posted 3 years ago
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fly-union
Artist: Fly Union
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
When it comes to romantic relationships, sometimes the silence is more painful that the quarrels. Case in point: Jerreau Smith, JaySwif and IYE of Columbus crew Fly Union, who grapple with a lack of... More
Posted 4 years ago
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kidz-in-the-hall
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
What do Tabi Bonney, Currensy, Mikkey Halsted, Smoke DZA, and Curt@!ns all have in common? Aside from their own unique take on the music game, each one has been on the consistently dope Brain Candy... More
Posted 4 years ago
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fly-union
Artist: Fly Union
Fly.Union, the Columbus, Ohio trio last heard on Friends.Women.Money, reveal what keeps the grindinhg on mixtape standout cut Do It for You. This upbeat cut finds Ivan Houpe serving up a brass-sampled... More
Posted 4 years ago
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bun-b
Artist: Bun B
Featuring: GLC | BJ The Chicago Kid
Back in the ‘90s philosophical trio Biggie, Diddy, and Mase helped us to understand one of life’s most fundamental concepts when they said “Mo’ money, mo’ problems.” On Bun B & GLC’s... More
Posted 5 years ago
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jay-rock
Artist: Jay Rock
Featuring: BJ The Chicago Kid
When you’re signed to a major label and your album’s in development hell, you can bet that, on top of it all, the project will be plagued by leaks (just ask Lil Wayne, Keri Hilson, and... More
Posted 5 years ago
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