Chicago native and rap icon Common displayed immaculate storytelling prowess during Thursday's "Tonight Show" while performing the title track off his forthcoming album, 'Black America Again.'
HBO celebrated the premiere of its new comedy series Insecure starring Issa Rae in Brooklyn, New York, this past weekend.
In between live sets, press conferences and visiting booths in the NOLA Convention Center, we found time to check out the new artists roaming around the 2016 ESSENCE Festival. For this week’s five-track selection, we rounded up videos by the noteworthy up-and-comers we had the chance to see. Get acquainted below. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Turnin Me Up” (Live) BJ The […]
ESSENCE Festival 2016 is finally upon us, and with festivities just hours away, ESSENCE has announced they will celebrate the life of Prince with a New Orleans-themed tribute on Sunday (July 3).
SXSW 2016 will be the last time you can catch these artists at little or no cost. Trust that these artists are about to blow way way up. 14. Joey Bada$$ 13. Bibi Bourelly 12. Marc E. Bassy 11. Bas 10. Metro Boomin 9. Chaz French 8. Jahkoy 7. Vince Staples 6. Tory Lanez 5. Gallant […]
BJ The Chicago Kid drops a new outtake from the project featuring TDE's Jay Rock titled "OMG." Listen to Nottz-produced track here.
Dr. Dre is next up to set the hip hop world ablaze in 2015. Just ahead of the very highly-anticipated N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton hitting…
I was immediately intrigued by BJ The Chicago Kid. By the time I had arrived to Studio 850, he was practicing his rifts perched in…
I met BJ The Chicago Kid last summer. He was singing back up for Anthony Hamilton on his second Playin It Cool Tour, which also included Musiq SoulChild and Chrisette Michele. BJ has a quiet swag and is really a cool dude … not to mention the boy can sing! It doesn’t hurt that he’s […]