At the young age of 16, Dylan Jenét is the true epitome of when music meets art. The incredibly and multi-talented teen is from the Hamptons, NY was discovered by not only an entertainment Icon, but one of the most prolific set of ears in the world, Stevie Wonder. Mr. Wonder as well as the world was first introduced to a 10 year old Dylan Jenét after her infectious rendition of his classic hit “All I Do” to a packed Pepsi Center with a worldwide televised audience for the 2008 Democratic National Convention. A short time later Dylan Jenét had the honor of sharing the stage with Mr. Wonder while performing at President Barack Obama’s Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington, DC. Again Mr. Wonder “LOVED” the crisp soulful tone of her voice and her magnetic personality. A few years later by chance or by fate, Mr. Wonder was re-introduced to the voice after
Dylan Jenét skyped a recording session while in NY to Los Angeles with Mr. Wonder’s longtime friend, songwriter Kimberly Brewer. Brewer came across a performance of Dylan Jenét on social media and was instantly blown away. After hearing the undeniable growth, vocal prowess and melodic tone of Dylan Jenét’s voice, Mr. Wonder was anxious to get involved in her career personally. He immediately signed on as Executive Producer and Dylan Jenét was signed to Republic Records in 2013. Dylan Jenét is methodically working on her debut album to bring “Her Sound” out to the masses. She has the range, strength and soulfulness of the legendary female R&B Artists of the past. However, Dylan Jenét manages to bring a fresh and eclectic fusion of Pop, Contemporary R&B, and Hip Hop into her music.
Dylan Jenét has since performed with Mr. Wonder twice at his Annual House Full Of Toys Benefit Concert but her love of music and career began early on. By the time she was 6, she had already landed her 1st professional role in the Caribbean musical “Once On This Island” at the Bay Street Theater in her hometown of Sag Harbor, NY. However, it wasn’t until she made her television singing debut at 8 bringing down the house on NBC’s Showtime At The Apollo that performing became her passion and was no longer just a hobby. Dylan Jenét subsequently won the Apollo Theater’s Star Of Tomorrow honor and began getting the attention of several music industry veterans including Musical Director Ray Chew (Showtime at the Apollo, American Idol, and Dancing With The Stars). Chew took Dylan Jenét under his wing as her mentor, teaching her the true art of live performing and many aspects of the business. Dylan Jenét went on to star as “Young Nala” in Disney’s Broadway Production of their award winning musical “The Lion King” and has performed on many stages nationally including Carnegie Hall and Nokia Theater LA Live to name a few. Dylan Jenét is a Montaukett Indian Nation Tribal member and the youngest Native American Music Award Winner (NAMMYS) in history, winning for Best Pop Artist at the age of 13. She also had show stopping performances at both the 13th and 14th Annual Native American Music Awards.
Keeping a balance, surrounding herself with positive people, and giving back has been a mainstay in her life. Dylan Jenét has been awarded the Urban League Legacy Award for philanthropy, volunteers for several charities and is also a NAACP Junior Life member. Believing that by staying humble, working harder than anyone else at what she loves, and learning from every experience, there is nothing that is beyond her reach. Finding inspiration from years of studying the arts, fashion, culture, dance, acrobatics, piano, bass guitar, and drums in addition to voice, Dylan Jenét is not just your average Pop Artist. Now Dylan Jenét will welcome and introduce you all to her world of music, art, style, and ultimately her infectious voice! Please download her FREE APP from your APP Store and join her social media campaign at: Twitter/Instagram- @DylanJenet, Facebook.com/DylanJenet or official website: www.OfficialDylanJenet.com
Paramore – “Ain’t It Fun” by Dylan Jenét