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BJ The Chicago Kid Discusses His Inspiration For In My Mind

“All of these keys on this piano have been played before. Every subject has been sung before. How can you sing it the best?”

March 05, 2016

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In a recent interview with NPR, BJ the Chicago Kid spoke about his rise from singing backup for other artists and repopularizing the idea of romance for this generation on his new album In My Mind.

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On "Woman's World", his interpretation of James Brown's "It's a Man's Man's Man's World": "I feel like we only listen to "This is a man's world," and we forget about the part where he says, "It wouldn't be nothing without a woman or a girl." So I wanted to take that part of that song and make that my magnified part. I wanted to make that my main part of the song."

Listen to the full interview here.

BJ The Chicago Kid Discusses His Inspiration For In My Mind