When U92 signed on the air in February of 1999, no one gave us any chance to make it this long. Hip-Hop in Utah? Most people didn’t think we would make it to June of that year. But they were wrong!
There are 2 big reasons we have stood the test of time:
01 – The incredible hip hop music that is as the center of everything we do
02 – The dedicated people who work incredibly long hours to bring it to you.
One of the early pioneer DJ’s from back in the day was JJ Bones (Jason Tolbert). JJ worked long hours in both promotions and over the airwaves. He helped bring Utah artists like Nelly, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Outcast, and countless others.
Today, Jason still lives in Utah and is a husband, Father, and Grandfather. He has also been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Just like U92 back in 1999, no one is giving him much of a chance to survive. But there still is still hope!
There is a treatment that could save Jason’s life. I am not a doctor so I won’t try to explain it to you. I will include all of the information that his family has sent me below.
What I will tell you is that Jason is one of the finest people you will ever meet. He is the type of guy that would give you the shirt off of his back if he thought it would help you. He has a deep love for his family and friends. He was the guy who is responsible for me meeting my wife. He wants to live longer and I would love to see that happen.
If you can’t give money, just say a prayer or send some positive energy his way. He is one of the reasons that Hip-Hop survived when no one gave it a chance. How cool would it be if we get to return the favor?
youcaring site for Jason…
Here is a virtual tour of Oasis of Hope Hospital where JJ wants to go