IndaStreet Lyfe Music (ISLM), LLC, originally formed as an independent music label with the intent of producing artists who are efficient, who invest in themselves, who possess Integrity.Support.Loyalty.Motivation and enjoy working in teams. MOST IMPORTANTLY they appreciate what we do. Our goal is to supply passionate and original music that will both energize and stimulate your ears, but most importantly, your mind. Because no one likes to listen to music they can not understand.
In the past, you may have known that ISLM, assisted in producing two albums with former team member, Eric “Shorte” Obina, as well as, three big shows at the Nectar Lounge in Seattle, WA. Like all good things, it must come to an end. You can read more about Shorte’s departure here.
Today’s vision for ISLM, has reformed into an online magazine supporting the independent arts through our three virtues. Integrity, Loyalty and Motivation. If you are an independent artist/dancer/designer/videographer/brand/company/organization/non-profit or any art entity, our site is for you. Please sign up to our Newsletter for information on how to submit to our magazine.
Dylan Foster – CEO/Founder (Bothell, WA)
Bio: Born and raised on the island of Guam. Grew up traveling back and forth from Guam to Taiwan (Taipei, Taichung). An entrepreneur who’s love for music, fashion, design has lead him to creating the indie label IndaStreet Lyfe Music, LLC, with three other previous partners. He is the last of the four and has decided to reform the brand into an online magazine supporting the independent arts, while maintaining the indie label and upcoming projects. His objective is slowly growing the magazine and brand awareness, while handling the growth of ISLM artist and their music. Look forward to more from this rising Exec and his #IndaStreetLyfe family.
August “Jaxx” Tenari – Artist/Producer (West Seattle, WA)
Bio: Born August Jr. Tenari, Jaxx comes from a family of musicians. His father is a lead guitarist for a band that is assembled along with his father’s brothers. Jaxx knew he’d always be in the entertainment business. Helping his dad write songs at the age of twelve, he started writing his own. Soon Jaxx developed a style of his own. Like his father he has an ear for good music. He produces fresh beats and can create catchy hooks, not to mention the grimey and gutter but clean cut style flow he brings. Musically Jaxx is built for this exact purpose. To make good music people can feel, be inspired as well as printing a stamp of his own as a major factor in hip hop. Jaxx in the building.
Mack Youn – Artist (Marysville, WA)
Bio: Mackara Youn otherwise known as his stage name “MackYoun” was born in Seattle, WA at Highline hospital. Raised in the Great Northwest, MackYoun is a Cambodian-American hip hop/rap artist whose is NOT to make you move to his music but to capture you with the stories and confessions of his lyrical structure and concepts and to reach deep into those who need some sort of inspiration or relativity. As an asian-american or cambodian-american Mack Youn does not seek to be “the best rapper/asian-american rapper out there but to diverse himself from everybody else with real life experiences in his music where the listeners will relate to and turn to when the time for uplifting is needed.
King RoD LuVe – Multi-media artist (Everett, WA & Compton, CA)
Bio: Born in Compton, CA and raised in Everett, WA. This emcee can relate to the struggle, while progressing his creative flow in the multimedia arts. The motto that he lives by, “much luv and good vibes to all”, is a definite expression of who he is. As he continues on his musical journey. He is here to guide you to Your Own Understanding.