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Young Dylan for Teen Alist

Teen Alist Magazine July 2022 Issue

Interview with Young Dylan from Peacock's "The Kids Tonight Show"

Photographer Antwon Maxwell

Stylist Mary Francis

 

Tell us a little a about yourself.

My name is Young Dylan, I am a rapper/Actor. I am 13yrs old and from Annapolis MD.


Tell us about the day you found out you landed the role of Dylan.

Ellen invited me on her show. The guest was Tyler Perry and they surprised me. I was so excited.


What is your favorite episode, and why?

My favorite episode is our Halloween episode. I loved everything about it from the dark to the creepy monsters in the hallways of my school.


When did you start rapping?

I started rapping at the age of 7.


Are you working on any new music?

Yes, I am working on a mixtape now and I am just about finished. My 1st single should be out shortly.






When you are not acting or working on music what are some of the things you enjoy doing?

Some things I do during my down time is play football and basketball. I also play Madden and Fortnite with my friends.


What's your favorite food?

My favorite food is sushi.


Who do you look up to?

I look up to my parent. They are my heroes.


Do you have any special plans for the summer?

This summer I am going to the Bahamas with my mom and grandma for vacation.