Yung J (Josh Trevino) has always had a passion to make music. He started at the young age of 15. His biggest influence in the industry was Eminem, who really gave him the idea to start making music. Yung J started taking his music seriously after his first release on YouTube called "Closer to My Dreams (part one)". The response to this song really made his mark and created an on line fan base which he has capitalized on ever since. His fans relate to his music and can really feel the lyrics that he writes, because he writes about real life situations. His fans are everywhere from North America, Australia, and Europe. Yung J is continuing to make quality music consistently. His popularity has skyrocketed, not only on the internet, but through local newspapers and television. He was recently interviewed on television for his song which related to bullying in schools. He was also featured in his hometown newspaper acknowledging him for his success in music.