BJ the Chicago Kid Talks ‘1123’ Album, Essence Fest, New Single “Reach” w/ Afrojack + More

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During the 25th anniversary of Essence Fest, we caught up with the talented and soulful Motown’s own BJ the Chicago Kid to discuss his upcoming sophomore album, ‘1123’ (which drops on July 26th). The Chi-town native talked about his new single, “Reach” featuring Afrojack, which is currently out right now, what it means to have the Essence Music Festival for our people, some of the collaborators on his new project, and much more.