Toshamakia began her Radio career in the music industry in 2002 when she launched her debut single “Be Yourself” in the Connecticut area. From that important stepping stone, Toshamakia’s single was skyrocketing up the charts and was gaining more notoriety. She began performing & touring with some of the biggest names in the business alongside Angie Martinez (from New York City’s Power 105.1) Toshamakia has also performed on some of the hottest television shows like BET’s 106 & Park, The Carson Daley Show, and the WB Morning Show.
She began radio in Hartford, CT during an interview with Victor Starr, her personality shined, and she was offered a position on radio! Later radio transported her to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, for her very own night show. At the same time she joined Sirus XM radio, with icon Monie Love, for “The Ladies First Show with DJ Jay Ski.” From there she auditioned, against many, for the opportunity in Greensboro NC, as a co-host on 102 Jamz “Wild Out Wake Up Show” & became North Carolina’s morning show girl.
Toshamakia is a survivor of domestic violence, bullying, molestation, she uses that platform and personal story to help empower others by letting others know “you are not alone and have worth”. She’s also assisted in physically helping many victims get out of their abusive relationships.
Toshamakia is positive, fun, motivating, edgy, unfiltered, and a voice for teens and women everywhere. She creates trends that many follow and is every girls best friend on and off the Radio. Being involved in the community is very important to her. Speaking to the young girls, mentoring them, and showing them the difference between control, love, worth, and most importantly education is huge passion of hers.
You can now catch Toshamakia on-air afternoons, Monday – Friday from 3pm to 7pm & on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm “On the Afternoon Take Over on 102 Jamz.”