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Who is Toine The Don?

Updated: Apr 29, 2021

Antoine "Toine The Don" Edwards is a native of Broward County, FL. His career began with a 2005 internship as the Programming Assistant at South Florida's leading radio station 99Jamz. Shortly after, Toine was promoted to his own segment on 99Jamz. He was the host during the late overnight shift. Toine The Don's stage name was Antweezy when he started at 99Jamz in 2005. His co-worker DJ Entice told him he was the Don and Toine The Don was born. It was also during this experience on air that Toine realized he was interested in hot topics and reporting the news. Toine The Don did not attend college to learn his skills, but many can attest, he was born with them! Growing up, Antoine aspired to be a talk show host and knew it would happen. As Antoine's skills grew, so did his opportunities. The largest show Toine hosted was Miami, Florida's Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival here he introduced R&B singer, Fantasia, who's now a lifelong friend of his after meeting backstage at Tom Joyner's radio sky show in 2005.

Toine The Don left his native city Ft. Lauderdale, FL and relocated to Dallas, TX in December 2019 for an exciting and new opportunity as a Digital Associate Producer for nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Moving to Dallas caused Toine The Don to reshift and refocus his career goals. Toine The Don launched Toine360 in 2018 shortly before his move to Dallas. Covering local hot topics, television, movie and product reviews. To excel with Toine360, Toine studied the likes of CNN Anchors, popular talk shows such as, The Wendy Williams show and applied what he learned to Toine360. Toine360 reports the breaking news and as its developing.

Toine360 has a weekend program, "The Don’s Den" featuring three of his high school classmates, Britney, Brian and Bertrum. The show airs every Saturday morning at 10am to more than 30,000 Facebook followers, these three cover three topics:

1. In the News or NOT topics - what the news won’t talk about.2.Bites with Bestie Brit. 3.Bert’s Bizarre Story of the Week and Brim covers music, movies and more!

Antoine has made multiple mainstream appearances on shows like The Wendy Williams Show, Deco Drive, The Rickey Smiley Show and on Channel 7 News. Currently, Toine thinks he’s dating but is still without kids. Antoine is definitely a master in his craft and we can't wait to see his growth and progress in the industry.

Keep up with Toine360 on Facebook!

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