Robert L. Hines Advocates For Black Creatives
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Celebrity comedian Robert L. Hines is on a mission to advocate for black creatives of all genders and ages. Known best for the viral character he's played "Toby Jones," Hines is determined to share his truth. The Chicago native is loved by many and known for his work in comedy, crypto, and even for his work in law enforcement as a correctional officer. Hines is an advocate for change and strongly believes in supporting black-owned brands, creatives, and businesses.
For years now, black entertainers and creatives have been speaking out about the unfair treatment they receive in regard to their talents, likeness, and contributions. Unfortunately, Hines is amongst those entertainers who have to fight for their own creative rights.
The Save Toby Jones Tour will be an online and in-person experience where Hines will be opening up about his journey, as well as, his own experience in comedy with not being properly compensated or acknowledged for the impact he has made across the world.
Fans and supporters can keep up with the latest updates by following him via social media where the official tour dates will be announced. www.instagram.com/robert_l_hines
Hines started doing stand-up comedy at the age of 21. His first performance was in June 1991 at the Funny Firm, a Chicago comedy club (https://
In addition to touring and club performances (primarily in the Midwest), Hines has made a number of national TV appearances, including BET (https://
In 2008, Hines was cast to portray the character Toby Jones in an internet commercial spoof (https://
The Jones' Big Ass Truck Rental and Storage video was released in November 2008, and became a viral video (https://
In April 2009, Big Dog Eat Child released Jones' Good ASS BBQ and Foot Massage, and followed with Jones' Cheap ASS Prepaid Legal and Daycare Academy in November 2009. Subsequent releases have included recordings of actual phone messages left on 'Toby's' voice mail, a series of "Ask Toby" advice videos, and spoofs of 'Legal Retraction & Clarification videos from the 'urban entrepreneur'.
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September 20, 2022 2:30pm ET by LipstickRoyalty Agency Inc.