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Mamby On The Beach 2017 Lineup Announced feat. MGMT, Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Saba, Raury

posted by Oscar March 7, 2017

You can feel festival season is just around the corner! Mamby On The Beach has released its 2017 lineup, which boasts MGMT, Local Natives, Misterwives, Walk The Moon, and Flying Lotus as its headliners.

Also on the bill are names likes Miike Snow, Marian Hill, Raury, Sango, and Thundercat. Standing tall repping Chicago in this hometown fest are POD favorites Saba, Ravyn Lenae, oddCouple, BJ the Chicago Kid, and Sir the Baptist.

Get your tickets now!

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Music To Survive Monday: 10 Underrated Songs of the Month

posted by Luis Hernandez February 27, 2017

While many of us saw our country destined to go down in flames this month, we were also blessed with an incredible soundtrack to go along with it. Although many of our favorite artists dropped songs in February, here are 10 songs that went under the radar deserving as much attention. Listen Below:

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POD Photos: Pitchfork Music Festival 2016 – Day 2

posted by Oscar July 16, 2016

Day 2 of the 2016 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival is in the books now, with another collection of fine musicians  on three stages putting their talents on full display. Today we got to see performances from BJ The Chicago Kid, Blood Orange, Super Furry Animals, Beach Boy mastermind Brian Wilson, current pick for best-of-the-fest Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, and headliner Sufjan Stevens.

See below for our photo gallery of Day 2 below. Continue Reading

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Video: BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Kendrick Lamar – “The New Cupid”

posted by Alberto March 24, 2016

BJ The Chicago Kid keeps the new visuals off of tracks for In My Mind coming with the release of “The New Cupid” featuring Kendrick Lamar. Not only does K. Dot make an appearance, but Hannibal Buress, Mila J and IAMSU! all make a cameo in the new video. Check out BJ’s new visuals above.

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BJ The Chicago Kid feat. Jay Rock – “OMG”

posted by Oscar March 12, 2016


BJ The Chicago Kid’s new album In My Mind dropped recently and to keep the hype going, he has released an outtake from that project’s recording sessions. The unreleased track is titled “OMG” and it features Jay Rock.

This one is fire, and I can’t quite wrap my head around why this one didn’t make the final cut. Peep the tune below. Continue Reading

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BJ The Chicago Kid Performs “Turnin’ Me Up” & “Woman’s World” on Conan

posted by Alberto March 4, 2016

BJ The Chicago continues his In My Mind promo run by performing two songs off of the debut album on Conan last night. I’m really looking forward to seeing BJ live at SXSW again this year. Watch as he and his band perform “Turnin’ Me Up” and “Woman’s World” on Conan above.

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Album Stream: BJ The Chicago Kid – ‘In My Mind’

posted by Alberto February 11, 2016

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BJ The Chicago Kid’s long awaited debut album via Motown is finally arriving tomorrow. Luckily, NPR teamed up with BJ to help premiere his new album a bit early as a part of their First Listen series. Stream BJ’s In My Mind with features from Chance The Rapper, Kendrick Lamar and many more below.  Continue Reading

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BJ The Chicago Kid Releases D’Angelo Covers EP, For 16th Anniversary of “Untitled”

posted by Oscar January 4, 2016

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BJ The Chicago Kid is commemorating the 16th anniversary of D’Angelo’s “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” by releasing a cover of the track, as part of an EP featuring two other covers of songs from the R&B king. The other two tracks given the covers treatment are “Always in my Hair” and “Send It On,” hear them after the jump. Continue Reading