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Inspiring Stories from Stafford

The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out rising stars from Stafford and surrounding areas below.

Abraham Bankole

My story likely begins my senior year in high school as I was deciding what I wanted to be in life. I really didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life however because I’m Nigerian, I knew I only had about four options which are the traditional medicine, law, engineering, or some sort of finance. Read more>>

Black Sheep

Started working at a studio named imix as an audio engineer. I didnt have much experience in that field and wasn’t known so my co-workers recommended that I do videos and photos since all the artists need content for social media. Read more>>

Tamara Matthew

I was around the age of six when my parents told me that I was scheduled for my first-ever piano class. I am the youngest of three girls, so I was thrilled when my turn for lessons came around. Fast-forward to very early into my piano classes. Read more>>

Nicholas Flores, Cris Guerrero, Kristina Macal and Mario Junior

All four members of the band attended Stafford High School together and met one another through the band program there. After graduating, everyone went onto work and go to college. Frontwoman, Kristina, and lead guitarist, Cris, both had made music on their own before forming DIALTONE. Read more>>

Apostle Charles E. Perry Jr.

From a child, I always believed I would pastor. I started a church in 1990, but due to a lack of growth and ineffectiveness, I discontinued it in 1996. I then became a part of another ministry and served faithfully for five years. After that period, the Spirit of God prompted me to begin Word of Restoration. Unfortunately, prior to starting, I experienced extreme rejection, pain, shame, hopelessness and despair, for which I came to the point of wanting to end my life. Read more>>

Benjamin Flow$

I always loved rap and hip hop since I was young and started rapping as a kid with some childhood friends I have featured on a cd called “Mun-E Makes The World Go Round” which featured Houston Rap Legends SPM, Slim Thug, Baby Bash, Lil Mario, Billy Cook, Tommy G of Lyfestyle, and many more. Read more>>

Jack Dappa

I started in 2013 when I recorded my mixtape PR Gett Da Money!! I released it on all platforms and it took off really giving me independent and underground success. Now I’m currently complete with four mixtape projects that I recorded with Jose Comargo from Universal Music Group that I’m releasing early 2020. Read more>>

Kayla Mone’ Mitchell

As a child, I was known for being destructive and most times viewed as angry. When I started doing makeup, it was only for myself and for fun. After a few years, I realized that I had a gift. I was able to channel all of my feelings into something that always ended with something beautiful. Read more>>

1 Comment

  1. Timothy Cour-Palais

    February 23, 2018 at 1:58 am

    You should definitely check out Twisted Catfish. They are a food truck that has succeeded and expanding. Best Catfish in Houston

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