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V Exclusive! BJ the Chicago Kid Talks Motown Signing and What Soul Music Is Missing

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Feb 6th, 2013
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Timing is everything. For Bryan Sledge, bka BJ the Chicago Kid, it’s perfect.

After years of singing background for industry greats Mary Mary and Usher and songwriting for the likes of Mary J. Blige, the soulful singer is finally making himself comfy in the house that the legendary Berry Gordy built. The South Side Chicago native inked a deal with Motown Records last August, six months after releasing his album Pineapple Now-Laters via iTunes.

BJ is confident he’s got the entire package – passion, humility, quality and soul – and you can’t help believe him when he …

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