SPOTLIGHT ON REVOLT: Dylan Jenét "Bad One"
Get to know the upstart and check out her video in rotation on REVOLT.
Bio: Her Instagram boasts a host of fans ready for the ride; and it makes complete sense. By all means, she’s the total package: Her single “Bad One” fits perfectly into any of today’s mixes while simultaneously showcasing her powerful vocals; her talent is simply undeniable; and not only is she gorgeous, but her personality and energy is outright contagious.
Her name is Dylan Jenét and her success should come as no surprise. She’s worked at this. Though she describes her music as, “crazy, young and fun,” her resume paints the picture of a passionate artist; someone who is deeply focused and insanely driven.
Dylan’s love for the performing arts began at age six. Having just relocated, her parents enrolled her in New York’s Bay Street Theater in hopes that she would socialize—making the move a bit easier. Little did they know, their daughter’s exceptional talent would soon carry her to Broadway; thrusting her into the spotlight. Dylan eventually landed the role of Young Nala in the “Lion King.” Hooked on the thrill of performing live, she decided she never wanted to stop.
And she hasn’t. By age 11, Dylan had already performed for Barack Obama during his Democratic National Convention and Inaugural Ball. She has been mentored by some of music’s most impressive names, including musician, Ray Chew and singer, Betty Wright. Influenced by pop, urban, R&B and rock, Dylan’s sound is a fusion of all that she has absorbed over the years. Even her idols are an eclectic mix of innovators—from Pink and Rihanna to Michael Jackson and Madonna.
Priding herself on her ability to sing live, she has committed to her personal health and fitness. To maintain her stamina, she began holding vocal lessons during some of her most intense workouts: aerial silk and kickboxing. Even with all of her achievements and amid all her hard work, she continues to set the bar higher. Her current goals? Winning a Grammy and headlining the Super Bowl.
Aside from singing, she is actively involved in a number of charities; with one cause hitting particularly close to home. After noticing the escalating suicide rates amongst Native American teens, she was moved to create a community which serves as not only a safe haven, but a place to celebrate native pride. She started her own organization, Rez 2 Rez Foundation, with the hopes of gathering Native American youth nationwide.
Attacking each opportunity with rigor and excitement, Dylan Jenét isn’t planning for her “moment,” she’s setting the stage for her stay. So you couldn’t miss her. Not even if you tried.
Watch her video on REVOLT the week of February 1, 2016! Let us know your thoughts by tweeting @RevoltTV and using the hashtag #SpotlightOnRevolt