THE BREAK

Up and coming artists

The Break Presents: J.R.

J.R. is one of St. Louis’s hottest up-and-coming rappers. With the 25-year-old’s most recent single, “I’m Just Sayin’” starting to gain steam on the airwaves, and him recently coming off tour with Trey Songz and Chris Brown, his plan of being the next big thing to come out of St. Louis may just be coming to fruition. XXL caught up with J.R. to learn more about who he is.—Marvin Jules Name: J.R. Age: 25 Hometown: St. Louis, Mo. I grew up listening to: I grew up on a lot of St. Louis music, you know. I grew up on Nelly, the St. Lunatics. I also ...

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