ELEVATOR PITCH: A rapper with lyrical, narrative, and high-energy music. Story telling savant.
THREE FAST FACTS:
- Won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy for The Light, an autobiographical three part music video series with PBS Wisconsin
- Named an Artist to Watch by Guardian of the Rap at VinylMePlease .
- Women’s History Month Featured Artist at UW-Madison with 70-minute One-Woman-Show, Rose Gold 
WHAT THEY LOVE:
- My nephews. I have a 57-point lecture about why they are the best humans.
- Basketball. I’m terrible at it.
- Plucking one singular hair from my Dad’s leg when he least expects it.
- Colleges & Universities
- Fairs & Festivals
- House Shows
“Zhalarina created an autobiographical three-part video series, The Light, with PBS Wisconsin, which won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy in 2020.”Emmys
Zhalarina Sanders is a rapper, actress, and playwright from Tampa, Florida currently based in Atlanta. She wrote, produced, and starred in a three-part music video series for PBS entitled The Light, which won a 2020 Chicago/Midwest Emmy. Appearing on stages such as the New Amsterdam Theater on Broadway and the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in London, Zhalarina currently splits her time between the tour of her debut rap album, Again, and the tour of her one-woman show, Rose Gold. She also co-founded The JVN Project, a Hip-Hop centered non-profit, and has a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.