IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – MYS’STOREY – INDIANA’S HOTTEST STAR!

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MYSSTOREYIAA:  What is your music background?

MYS’STOREY:  My elementary music class was the closest thing to vocal training I have ever received.  I also started writing during that time period.  Soon after, I started singing and dancing with my sister and some friends. In middle school is when I started writing poetry for myself and other people. I won several awards for my poetry. I continued writing and eventually my poetry turned into songs because the words flowed so nicely.  I would have a happy day and I would create a happy song. If I had a bad day, I would create a bad song. I was so excited about my songs that I always shared it with my family and friends. When people began telling me they enjoyed my music and that is should be on the radio, I knew I was extremely blessed with this beautiful talent.  I began to take music seriously. After contemplating whether or not I should pursue music full-time, I decided that it was best to at least try. It is best to try and take the journey then to live life  always wondering what could have happen. At that moment I had no clue what to do first. I went to the studio for a crash course. I also began to brainstorm on ways to gain exposure and build my fan base. My first move was a Myspace music account.  My next moves was the Aquafinia truck and then creating a Reverbnation account.  I then did a small talent show and started networking with local artists.  I then moved on to making my own videos, collaborating with local artists, and topping my local charts.  After that I started recording, editing, and directing my own videos.  My hottest single so far has been Auquafina.  All of my experiences have made me a very developed independent artist.

IAA:  Why do you want to record and release your own music?

MYS’STOREY:  Music has always been a dream of mine. I do more than write music. When I create, I feel the mood of the song.  I go into character and get carried away with my thoughts.  I envision my fans, the video, and the type of personality I would like to explore.  When I’m writing music the last thing on my mind is letting someone else use it.  Although I would write for other artists, I enjoy writing for myself because I can envision myself performing my work

IAA:  What are your songs about?

MYS’STOREY:  My songs are about emotions, experiences, and fantasies.  What I mean by “emotions” for example would be a love song. Like my song “Heaven Forbid” which is a prayer not to fall in love again. The song focuses on why I feel I don’t want to love again and puts it in the form of a prayer.    What I mean by “experiences” can be seen in my song “Nightmare,” which is about get back.  That song doesn’t focus on the emotions I’m feeling; it focuses on the things that I’m doing.  I write about teasing the girl, letting her know what I’m going to do before I do it, while explaining to her that all she says and does to try and stop me only helps me.  In that song I’m exploring the actions of a cruel scorned woman in active get back.    Last but not least  “fantasy”  can be seen in my song “Feelings”.  In this song I’m exploring an imaginary fight between me and my feelings.  I’m trying to inform my partner I can’t win because I can’t see, touch, or smell my attacker.  The attacker is very real, very hurtful, and very effective.  We are effected by emotions. We are at the mercy of time, as time heals all wounds. We can’t grab them and rush them along or throw them out and for that reason that fight will remain imaginary.  We are affected by emotions, emotions are not affected by us.  That’s what makes that song about the fantasy.

IAA:  Who is your fan base directed towards?

MYS’STOREY:  I direct my music towards the grown and happy crowds. My music is for people who are grown enough to know right from wrong, but young enough to still live life to the fullest.  People who feel its ok to walk on the wild side and be yourself. People who respect the fact the others have a right to be themselves as well.  People who are free, easy going, positive and mature. My music ranges from party people to happily married, to newly divorced and single. I even go as far as to explore the I’m single and on the prowl woman. I would say my music is mostly suitable for the 18-35 crowd.

IAA:  Who are your musical influences?

MYS’STOREY:  Coming up I was influenced by Aaliyah, Whitney Houston, Destiny’s Child & Dru Hill. I was also influenced by Mary J, Usher, K C & Jo Jo, Xscape, and Mariah Carey.  There was just something about the snappy way they told these stories I saw in everyday life.  The beats, the words, and the emotion all went together for me.  I loved these artists’ styles, attitudes, and personalities. Aailyah was the ring leader in my influence circle.  The cool smooth girl next door look, with a sweet attitude, baggy jeans, half shirt, and belly chain! She was sweet, but sassy.  She was my biggest influence.  Whitney gave me the strong voice I yearned for.  After singing a few of her tracks, I learned how to be sweet with female dominance.  Destiny’s Child brought out the classy side of me.  Dru Hill put me in a whole new world that was emotional and sincere yet dominate an frisky. Mary J. was my girl because she  was just Mary. She was cool, solo, classy, and thugged out. She flipped the switch and you never knew what was coming next. Usher gave me a real walk on the wild side an influenced me to stay exciting and hypnotic with it by using the body to speak a very erotic language.   K C and Jo Jo were so sweet. I felt all the love in the world came in threw my speakers when I heard them being played.  They influenced me to keep my heart in it and never forget about the love birds, the puppy love, or the love songs.   Xscape gave me a spin and a feel of feminine thug passion.  They were the lady version of the perfect blend of thug and passion. Mariah is my favorite because of her grace. Her vocals reminded me to always keep heaven and God first on the inside and it shines on the outside. I was influenced by many other artist like Mya, Monica, Brandy, Immature, Shai, TLC, Ginuwine, and Debra Cox. I just took a little from each artist. I took things that were very similar to what I took from the previously mentioned artist.

IAA:  How would you describe your music to people?

MYS’STOREY:  I would describe my music as wild, frisky, fresh, new, sensual, stunning, exotic, hypnotic, and free.

IAA:  What makes you stand out from other artist?

MYS’STOREY:  I think what makes me stand out is that I’m not scared of being different.  I invite new, wild, and crazy to the table every time I begin any work.  I like to find a new ultra ego and make a whole character with personality out of it, like I did with  Aquafinia. I represent Wet Swag, meaning sensual female personality. I think the world is going through a real in your face stage and that is what I’m bringing to the table.  My music personality is most definitely in your face. I have an on and popping, crazy, and sexy style. I have a catch me if you can, here I am swag. I believe that catches an eye or two.

IAA:  What are some up coming projects you are currently working on?

MYS’STOREY:  I am working on a video for a song I featured on with another artist. This is a club banger in my opinion.  This track really gives props to the ladies with that junk in the trunk who know how to throw that thang.  I’m also working on a new mixed CD.  It will include remakes from artists like Mario, Machine Gun Kelly, and Akon. I want to show off my wide scale of skill.  I have a new single I’m working on for my new alter ego.  I’m going to stick to the sensual, crazy, witty, exotic side but with a bit more heat.  So please be advised stay out the kitchen but don’t miss dinner.

IAA:  What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in ten years?

MYS’STOREY:  My career goals are to top billboard charts as one of the worlds established artist, win BET awards, do worldwide tours, and work with other big names as well as other great new and up coming artist. I’d like to work the business side of the market and invest into the music/party world and help keep the good sounds in the air.  In ten years I see myself as a well established and knowledgeable owner of a billion dollar company that has its roots in the music world.

IAA:  How can your fans access your music and contact you?

MYS’STOREY:  My music can be found on reverbnation.com/mysstorey   and at that destination is also a section for question, comments, and etc.  I can be found on facebook @ facebook.com/aquafiniafans. I can be followed on twitter @Aquafinia for all my Wet Swag lovers.

 

 

 

 

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138 COMMENTS

  1. Wow…..Quezella you have come so far, and truly are an inspiration to these young girls to follow their dreams. I remember you singing in talent shows at school in elementary, on the bus, after school on your mom’s porch, etc. I salute your drive because no matter the circumstance or obstacle, you still strive for what you want.
    Showing love to a TRU STAR!!! Stay focused Mys’Storey………. your up next.

    • OMG this is the m ost touching comment every there was a lot of my child that I covered in the article but you brought up important ones that had slipped away and wow I remember like yesterday all the

      • days we spent making up dance moves and mimicking the stars on tv. Anjonique you my girl I love you and thank you lol you did take it there

    • Thank you Jaelon I try sine sine lights on the things our city that make our city our city because I live that pool it was my spot as a child and I enjoy taking my children

  2. wow keep dem cummin im in love with ur swagerific songs i love heven forbid its like all ur songs fit almost every mood im in hatein me fits my attitude wen im mad heven forbid helps me get over my sad moments and aquafiana is my WILD DIME felling

  3. wow keep dem cummin im in love with ur swagerific songs i love heven forbid its like all ur songs fit almost every mood im in heven forbid helps me get over my sad moments and aquafiana is my WILD DIME felling

  4. wow quezella i ahve only known u for a year and in that year u have done so much and shown me what it is to have a good and buznaz filled life thank u and keep the music coming love u

  5. uh ohh grandma gadda say sumin for da baby keep up da grete effort baby i love u n i still rfember da day i asked u to come sing my song with me n u were so grate i stoped singin n looked at u with admieration love u baby n keep da trackes cummin

  6. Q.T……..I see u. U deserve it all your work, dedication, love, & demeanor will have u on top where u belong. 1 love babygirl……

  7. Thank you all for your support I really wish they had a like button. Yawl really touch down in special ways and brought back a lot of good memories and feelings

  8. Much love Ms. Storey from tt karla! Keep doing your thang and stay positive. May God continue to bless you and all that you do.

  9. Mys storey so beautiful and sexy she the real deal i respect her and her work epic she can make it to the top no matter wat she have my support

  10. Mys storey so beautiful and sexy i love her work from her pictures to her music lol i even have a crush on her but i respect her and i love her work epic she the next big thing so i love her now she a good friend

    • Ill use every ounce of life in me mama to see that you see your all american be a the best thing she can be in your life time

  11. This girl is the shit I cant wait to buy her cd . Yall bicthes need to this bad mutha fucker. Spook from the idr camp bicthes…..

  12. Cousin keep up the good work. You have been so determined and you keep going until you reach the top. It’s in your blood to be a go getter. Nothing has ever held you down and nothing ever will. I know you will never stop dreaming big. Let me know when the album drop. Much love!!!

  13. I’ve been knowing Ms. My Storey, for some time now & she is an amazing woman. She has what it takes to reach the top of all her goals. She is very smart, talented, out-going, BEAUTIFUL, kind, inspiring, & deep with her thoughts & feelings. She is a true star in the making! I love everything about Ms. Storey because she gave me the oppertunity to get too know her first hand. & i would like add that it was a pleasure in her doing so!!! Keep heading for that spot-light… because you do shine bright like a diamond!
    With love from a friend…
    Jarvis

  14. jr if anyone no mommy itz us u no she is on her way to da fast lane shout out to my dear mommy great job love u much toddy

  15. Girl I am so proud of you, I love seeing this you are the most ambitious person that I know . this sort of thing just makes me smile. Even when life makes you think that you should give up this dream you come harder. I admire and respect you so much for that. I pray one day I get to walk in to wally world and purchase your album. I love you girl, keep pushing!!

  16. Hey sis… I am beyond proud of you. Keep on chasing your dreams. I’ll be there every step of the way. You’re really doing something nobody can say they have done. I love you & keep up the good work

  17. yeah mysstorey u da best dat has ever become of music besides beyonce u r the next beyonce u da best with much love annouing orange

  18. I Am inspired to see an Artist tried to reach the world with her gifts, keep doing your thing and I hope to see you in the future

  19. So proud of you. You’ve come so far; I can’t wait to see you finally fly off.
    Don’t mind any negativity. Keep on doing what you’re doing; it’s obviously working for you. Keep it up! You’re a star.

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  21. mom ur music go swagg!!!!…………………love u mommy keep the tracks up so i can bragg!!!!!!! at sckool love jenarria your number 3 daughter

  22. Cuzzo you goin to the top wit this one. It takes true dedication &PURE TALENT to do whatcha doin so keep doin it babygirl.!!!!! #SLAPPPPPPPPPPPPPIN’

    • always and foe ever fam they dont know nothing bout that doty haha we keepn it lit on an popping SPLISH SPLASH on they ass

  23. I c u bug cuz. U been doin the dame thing. Luv ur music an how u keep it real an rep tha fort. Keep doin wha u do best!

  24. Keep doing your thing im feeling your music. Your hard work will pay off one of the coldest females in indiana right now!!!

  25. Hello this is Deondray I just would like to say I herd some of your music and I think you have an awesome voice and your music and songs are awesome. Keep dreaming, keep believing, and keep striving to be the best that you can be. Much blessing to you an get at me on Facebook

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