Rashida Jolly, Miss District of Columbia 2000, is a rare talent. She is a harpist, vocalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and recording artist. Her talents have landed her a blitz of television, radio and publication coverage.The product of a great line of musicians and motivational speakers, Rashida has a diverse background in performing. Rashida combines her vast knowledge of pop culture with entertaining renditions of Top-40 music. Skilled in a genre of music she can perform classics for a wedding reception, jazz for that swank event or original selections for that special occasion.
This songstress has bought the melodic tones of her voice and harp to thousands of people nationwide. Rashida’s many vocal and harp performances at concert halls, embassies, universities, schools, conferences, political functions and other venues has produced numerous rewards and many industry accolades. This gifted musician has performed at John F. Kennedy Center of Performing Arts, The Lincoln Theatre and various sporting venues. Recently, Rashida opened for R&B sensation John Legend.