Engineer & Producer

Wicahpi Olowan Music Program

As the first Lakota artist, with two historic wins at the 2023 Indigenous Hip-Hop Awards. Stella Standingbear’s rise in the music industry is remarkable. Securing victories for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist and Music Video of the Year, underscoring her groundbreaking influence on the culture. Hailing from Salt Lake City, UT, and finding her home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, Stella’s unique blend of melodic alt-rap has captured the hearts of listeners worldwide.

Stella’s catalog is a rich tapestry, offering a versatile array of musical experiences. Each song is a unique expression of emotion and experience, ensuring that there are tracks that everyone can resonate with on a personal level. Her debut single, “Home Runs,” showcased on Fox13 News Utah, became a TikTok sensation, and reached #1 on the NCI FM Indigenous Music Countdown (hosted by SiriusXM).

Stella’s reach on social media platforms is impressive, with her remix song “SKODEN” going viral on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. The recognition doesn’t stop there; she has also been featured in Teen Vogue, solidifying her presence in mainstream media. Stella continues to make waves in the music industry, signaling a bright and promising future ahead.