B Forrest

is a singer-songwriter, performer, and producer from Chicago (and a current 2019 DCASE IAP grantee). After attending art school in Chicago, he spent time traveling the globe while refining his first “folk-soul” album Back to Bodhi. After returning to his home-town he was awarded a City Of Chicago Individual Artist Grant in 2017, and again in 2019. He is also a John Lennon Songwriting Competition finalist for his song “Grown Child (feat. Sam Trump). His style has evolved based from his extensive travels and life experiences, all the while there remains a thread of soul in his playing and writing, no matter if the genre is folk, bluegrass, jazz, rock, hip-hop, world, or electronic music. In 2019 he debuted a new experimental lo-fi project called Kid Slang alongside producer and multi-instrumentalist Blasé. Together they have released two EPs in the first half of 2019, the first being School Days and the sophomore follow-up Synthwav. An in demand collaborator, he has contributed or produced for artists such as Denmark Vessey, Anders Nordstrom, Maïa Aboualiten, Maggie Vagle, Liberty Jones, Da$htone, Buy Muy Drugs, Penelope Antena, Marc Desse, Lonely Band, and many others. Aside from a performing and studio artist, he is the founder of publishing house Audible Paint, co-founder of Form Chicago. He is currently working on music this summer in Paris, France. Fall tour dates TBA soon.

to listen to B’s solo original music CLICK HERE

to check out B’s work as a producer click any of the following links

QUE JE ME GLISSE - MAïA ABOUALITEN

POCKET RADIO - ANDERS NORDSTROM

FROZEN - DA$HTONE

SCHOOL DAYS - KID SLANG

FISHBONES TO DUST - MAGGIE VAGLE

CLASS WAR DANCE PARTY - XEMTRAILS

PEACEMAKER - LIBERTY JONES

YOUNG SEAN YOUNG - THRONE AGE

Full Published Discography

Back To Bodhi - B Forrest (The Coach House, 2015)

Martin Lucid Dream - Denmark Vessey (Rappers I Know, 2015)

Whole Food - Gensu Dean & Denmark Vessey (Mello Music Group, 2016)

Buy Muy Drugs - Self Titled (Ether Jung, 2017)

Okae Bae - February Singles Club (Throne Age, 2017)

Young Sean Young - Heat Wave (Throne Age, 2017)

Peacemaker - Liberty Jones (Liberty Lighthouse Music, 2018)

Grown Child (acoustic version) - (Audible Paint, 2018)

As For The Rest (Ft. Sam Hudgens) - B Forrest (Audible Paint, 2018)

Fishbones to Dust - Maggie Vagle (2019)

Class War Dance Party - Xemtrails (Audible Paint, 2019)

School Days - Kid Slang (Audible Paint, 2019)

Frozen - Da$htone (Independant, 2019)

Pocket Radio - Anders Nordstrom (ANorstrom Music, 2019)

Que je me glisse - Maïa Aboualiten (Audible Paint, 2019)

Synthwav - Kid Slang (Audible Paint, 2019)