BJ the Chicago Kid

BJ the Chicago Kid

 

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Bryan James Sledge,[1] better known by his stage name BJ the Chicago Kid (or simply BJ), is an American singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. Sledge is best known for frequently collaborating with Top Dawg Entertainment recording artists Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, and Jay Rock. He has also worked with several other prominent rappers, such as Freddie Gibbs, Warren G, Big K.R.I.T., GLC and Kanye West among numerous others.

Sledge's first work in the music industry was on a Dave Hollister record in 2001, titled "For You", which he co-wrote alongside Gerald Haddon. Sledge's vocals were first featured on a high-profile single in 2006; a song by Chicago rapper Kanye West titled "Impossible" was released in promotion for the 2006 American film Mission: Impossible III. In February 2012, he independently released his debut studio album, Pineapple Now-Laters. Sledge subsequently secured a record deal with Motown, in August 2012. The label then serviced the Pineapple Now-Laters song "Good Luv'n", as Sledge's commercial debut single.

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Where Do We Go from Here
Song
Where Do We Go from Here is a song by musical artist BJ The Chicago Kid, released on July 7, 2017.
In My Mind
 
In My Mind is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter BJ the Chicago Kid.
1 Mic 1 Take
Album
1 Mic 1 Take (Live At Capitol Studios) is an album by musical artist BJ The Chicago Kid, released on July 1, 2016.
Pineapple Now-Laters
Album
Pineapple Now-Laters is an album by musical artist BJ The Chicago Kid, released on February 21, 2012.

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Popular Songs13

Song Appearances & References9

Musical Groups2

Minor Film Appearances & References2

Video Game References2

Awards & Nominations3

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Upcoming Concerts3

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Tuesday Reviewsday: The Record Company, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lucinda Williams
  –  April 3, 2018
this is another spin on the genre as the Record Company blends raw bass and lap steel driven music Chris brought in BJ the Chicago Kid, who's done songs with Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, and Stevie Wonder. His parents were choir directors and his first ...
BJ The Chicago Kid, Sebastian Kole, and Ethiopia Habtemariam Pass The Mantel to The Next Generation
  –  January 19, 2018
EBONY ... BJ The Chicago Kid. Passion and purpose was the focus of this panel and the triple threat managed to successfully stimulate the minds and light fires in the bellies of everyone in the room by speaking about their respective journies in the music ...
Tuesday Reviewsday: The Record Company, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lucinda Williams
  –  April 3, 2018
Every week we get the latest music that you should be listening to. This week Alex Cohen talks to music journalists Nic Harcourt and Chris Martins. Nic started us off with a selection from the L.A. area band, The Record Company. He says the Record ...
BJ the Chicago Kid comes to Meadville on Feb. 24
  –  February 14, 2018
Tickets are now on sale for R&B artist BJ the Chicago Kid's upcoming concert on Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., at Allegheny College's Shafer Auditorium in Meadville. Tickets for the show, also featuring rapper Smino, are $18 each and can be purchased at http://bit.ly ...
BJ The Chicago Kid, Sebastian Kole, and Ethiopia Habtemariam Pass The Mantel to The Next Generation
  –  January 19, 2018
EBONY teamed up with UMG to host our second Master at the University of Southen California featuring Ethiopia Habtemariam, Sebastian Kole and BJ The Chicago Kid. Passion and purpose was the focus of this panel and the triple threat managed to successfully ...

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