J.R. Bang is a rising star in the Chicago urban broadcasting community, with a highly rated nationally recognized radio program, an up and coming blog, interviews with national and local Hip-Hop/R&B talent, political and community activists. He has been featured on local and national Hip-Hop websites such as FakeShoreDrive.com, and his “J.R. Bang Morning Show” was ranked the eighth best radio show according to RadioFacts.com in January 2012. Recently he created a new interview series entitled "The What" and has interviewed such stars as Mack Wilds, T.I. Roland S. Martin (CNN. TVone) among others and was heard on Radio One Cleveland WENZ Hot 107.9.