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Brian James Sledge, known professionally as BJ The Chicago Kid, is an American singer/songwriter from Chicago, IL. Sledge was inspired to pursue a music career after seeing singer Janet Jackson perform. At age 19, he moved to Los Angeles, where he became a backup singer for the gospel group Mary, Mary. He also performed on singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder’s “A Time To Love.” In addition, he wrote songs for Crystal Aikin, Shirley Caesar, Lalah Hathaway and Joe and The Kindred Family Soul. A short time later, he collaborated with rapper Kanye West on his single “Impossible”, along with Twista and Keyshia Cole. In 2009, Sledge released his debut mixtape “A Taste Of Chicago” under the moniker BJ The Chicago Kid. He followed that effort up with “The New Beginning” and “The Life Of Love’s Cupid.” In February 2012, Sledge independently released his debut album, “Pineapple Now-Laters”, via M.AF.E. Music. In August 2012, Sledge signed a recording contract with American record label Motown Records. On February 19, 2016, Sledge released his major label debut album, “In My Mind.”