Young RJ, a member of the legendary hip hop group Slum Village, has hit the scene with a new single featuring BJ the Chicago Kid titled “Issues”.


The soulful record gives us vibes we’re used to hearing from the Slum Village collective, but with a little touch of magic from Young RJ that makes the record unique.


#ItsLit Slum Village Ft. Bj The Chicago Kid & Illa J – ‘Expressive’ [VIDEO]

The two wanted to make the record to show a sense of solidarity and unity, given the current social and political struggles that currently plague both Detroit and Chicago, the artists’ respective hometowns.


This single is the second one to be released from RJ’s debut solo effort,”Blaq RoyalT” set to drop on October 10, 2017.

Make sure you stream  the new single below.

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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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