Antoine Johnson who goes by the stage name of Twizzle was born March 10, 1995 at Tulane Hospital in New Orleans, LA. and spent his early years of growing up in the 17th ward Hollygrove area. At age 3 Twizzle’s mother moved him and his other siblings to the outskirts of New Orleans to Westwego, LA. where he attended various grade schools giving him exposure to many different cultures.
One of Twizzle's musical inspiration is Bob Marley who was known for his Rastafarian religion and the other half of his name “Twizzle” from his biological father who was an American Hip-Hop lyricist. Young Twizzle first realized his interest in music at age fifteen when he began to playfully battle his stepfather who told him that music would be his opening door out of poverty.