1. JR or Josh Roberts is a white rapper from St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. He is currently signed to his own record label "FreshOuttaTrouble Records." 2. JR, (born Bloemfontein, Free State, and raised in Tshwane, Gauteng) is a South African rapper, known for rapping in a mixture of Tswana, English, and Afrikaans. He is well known for his massive hit single "Show Dem (Make the Circle Bigger)", and has collaborated with Jack Parow on a number of songs.