BJ the Chicago Kid is a singer-songwriter from Chicago, Illinois best known for his work with Top Dawg Entertainment artists Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock. He’s also worked with notable rappers, such as Freddie Gibbs, Big K.R.I.T., and Kanye West among many others.
He independently released his debut album, Pineapple Now-Laters in February of 2012 and signed a deal with Motown, in August of 2012.
On February 19, 2016, BJ the Chicago Kid released his major label debut, In My Mind
He recently released his third studio album, 1123, on July 26, 2019.