Justin Ballou, R&B Singer/Songwriter known to as Dishon by his fans, is a very passionate artist from Port Arthur, Texas. The same city as the popular rap duo UGK!! RIP Pimp C... Having over a decade worth of experience in perfecting his craft, Dishon started off his career at a young age singing in his family's church choir at First Sixth Street Baptist Church in his hometown. Since then he has used this time to patiently but relentlessly grow vocally and talent wise, constantly striving for a limitless perfection.
Dishon has showcased his talent at Austin Talent Search, Mardi Gras, popular clubs and poetry night venues in each Austin, Houston, and Beaumont, Texas and as entertainment for local and private events.
Dishon has three mixtapes to date "The Lost Voice", "Love, Money, & Mystery", and most recently for Valentine's Day "More Than Just Roses" a collaborative effort with popular rap artist D-Notez which was released on February 14, as well as an album entitled "My Turn" available for download on iTunes. Dishon continues making radio ready hits such as "No Greater Love", "Beast In The Bedroom", "Best Part Of Me", "Love Finder", "Young Tender"; as well as "Losing You" and "This One Is On Me" featuring a well known rapper from Austin,Texas, Sqweek, on his upcoming EP album "This Is R&B" which is scheduled for release in May. Motivated by the lyricism and soulfulness of artists such as Anthony Hamilton, Music Soulchild, Jamie Foxx, Tank, Dwele, and Bobby Valentino, all of Dishon's music is inspired by everyday experiences, the struggles of life, the up and downs of love, relationships, family life, and the journey to get to the top.
Working late nights and early mornings, Dishon has been selected as a performing artist in the URock Tour hosted by Day 26's, Robert Curry which will be kicking off late May, So be on the lookout for Dishon as he is making big moves in the near future.