The-Dream, Luke James, BJ the Chicago Kid and August Alsina brought their own flavors of soul to the stage for the Spotlight Live showcase hosted by Def Jam at Stage Forty8 in New York City Tuesday night.
In February 2012, BJ the Chicago Kid released his independent album, 'Pineapple Now Laters,' and he knew he had something special on his hands -- even before the Motown Records contract was presented to him and praise from critics started rolling in.
BJ the Chicago Kid dropped his debut album, ‘Pineapple Now-Laters’ in 2012, but he’s no newcomer. He's been working his way through the music industry, starting off as a background singer for the likes of Usher and Mary Mary, and also penning songs for Musi…
“I came in the game learning and having to prove quick," BJ the Chicago Kid tells TheDrop.fm as he reminisces on his first memory of singing. One Sunday morning as a child, his mother recruited BJ and his two older brothers to sing with her at church.
Already 2012 is coming to a close and it’s time to take part in TheDrop.fm’s inaugural Best Male R&B Artist awards. The competition was steep in this category as each crooner brought their A-game to R&B this year, taking it to new heights.