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BJ the Chicago Kid

R&B and Soul Singer-Songwriter, Vocal Arranger, Producer & Coach

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Bryan James Sledge, better known by his stage name, BJ the Chicago Kid, is a singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. BJ the Chicago Kid 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, Anderson .Paak, and Kanye West.

BJ'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. In 2006, BJ's vocals were first featured on a high-profile single -- Kanye West's "Impossible", which was released in promotion for the 2006 film Mission: Impossible III.

In February 2012, he independently released his debut studio album, Pineapple Now-Laters. BJ the Chicago Kid subsequently secured a record deal with Motown in August 2012. The label then serviced the Pineapple Now-Laters song "Good Luv'n" as BJ's commercial debut single.

With Motown, BJ the Chicago Kid released his debut studio album, In My Mind, in February of 2016. His third studio album, 1123, followed in July of 2019.

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R&B and Soul Singer-Songwriter, Vocal Arranger, Producer & Coach

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BJ the Chicago Kid Biography

Bryan James Sledge, better known by his stage name, BJ the Chicago Kid, is a singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. BJ the Chicago Kid 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, Anderson .Paak, and Kanye West.

BJ'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. In 2006, BJ's vocals were first featured on a high-profile single -- Kanye West's "Impossible", which was released in promotion for the 2006 film Mission: Impossible III.

In February 2012, he independently released his debut studio album, Pineapple Now-Laters. BJ the Chicago Kid subsequently secured a record deal with Motown in August 2012. The label then serviced the Pineapple Now-Laters song "Good Luv'n" as BJ's commercial debut single.

With Motown, BJ the Chicago Kid released his debut studio album, In My Mind, in February of 2016. His third studio album, 1123, followed in July of 2019.

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  • BJ The Chicago Kid: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
  • BJ the Chicago Kid - Love Inside
  • BJ the Chicago Kid - The New Cupid ft. Kendrick Lamar

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  • How to book BJ the Chicago Kid?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like BJ the Chicago Kid for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for BJ the Chicago Kid, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for BJ the Chicago Kid or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book BJ the Chicago Kid?

    Booking fees for BJ the Chicago Kid, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire BJ the Chicago Kid, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for BJ the Chicago Kid?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like BJ the Chicago Kid for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book BJ the Chicago Kid for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent BJ the Chicago Kid or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for BJ the Chicago Kid or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

BJ the Chicago Kid is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book BJ the Chicago Kid for your event is available upon request. BJ the Chicago Kid generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tyler, The Creator, Post Malone, Meek Mill, Drake and 21 Savage. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling BJ the Chicago Kid for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • BJ The Chicago Kid: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
    BJ the Chicago Kid - Love Inside
  • BJ the Chicago Kid - The New Cupid ft. Kendrick Lamar
    BJ the Chicago Kid - Turnin Me Up

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