"There's no unicorns that pop out the ceiling and no glitter that pops out of my pocket. It's just regular people in the studio doing what we do."

  • Born Bryan James Sledge on Nov. 23, 1984, in Chicago, Illinois

  • BJ The Chicago Kid's major label debut, 2016's In My Mind, reached No. 43 on the Billboard 200 and No. 7 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

  • He scored his first career GRAMMY nomination for 2014 for Best Rap Sung Collaboration for "Studio" with Schoolboy Q.

  • Did you know? BJ The Chicago Kid was featured on Kanye West's 2006 single "Impossible."

  • In 2016 he was the featured guest at The Recording Academy Chicago Chapter's Art Of The Craft event.

  • BJ The Chicago Kid performed at the 2016 "Celebration of Giving" Benefit Gala in Chicago. The event benefited the Callahan Foundation, which supports youth preparing to attend college and to provide them with contemporary role models


 

BJ The Chicago Kid

"There's no unicorns that pop out the ceiling and no glitter that pops out of my pocket. It's just regular people in the studio doing what we do."

  • Born Bryan James Sledge on Nov. 23, 1984, in Chicago, Illinois

  • BJ The Chicago Kid's major label debut, 2016's In My Mind, reached No. 43 on the Billboard 200 and No. 7 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

  • He scored his first career GRAMMY nomination for 2014 for Best Rap Sung Collaboration for "Studio" with Schoolboy Q.

  • Did you know? BJ The Chicago Kid was featured on Kanye West's 2006 single "Impossible."

  • In 2016 he was the featured guest at The Recording Academy Chicago Chapter's Art Of The Craft event.

  • BJ The Chicago Kid performed at the 2016 "Celebration of Giving" Benefit Gala in Chicago. The event benefited the Callahan Foundation, which supports youth preparing to attend college and to provide them with contemporary role models


 

GRAMMY Award Results for BJ The Chicago Kid

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Nominations
Best R&B Performance
Turnin' Me Up
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Woman's World
Best R&B Album
In My Mind
 
Nominations
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Studio

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