Jill Scott busted into the music industry with a huge first release Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 in 2000 right in the midst of the neo-soul movement. Scott grew up in a single parent household in Philadelphia and was known for her poetic talent and writing abilities gaining her the nickname Jilly from Philly.
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Capturing an instant fan base with her amazing vocals and lyrical abilities that were poetic, Scott’s debut album went 2x platinum in the US and produced four chart-topping singles. Scott has since released four more solo albums Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 in 2004, The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 in 2007, The Light of the Sun in 2011 and Woman in 2015. But in 2004 Scott showed us that she was much more than a vocalist debuting her acting skills In Cavedweller
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Scott is 46 years old and is still touring and amazing us with her natural acting abilities. That’s why we’re highlighting Miss Jilly Scott for Black Music Month 2018.
What’s your favorite Jill Scott song? Comment below.
Relive the moment with these Top 5 Jill Scott videos below:
1. A Long Walk
2. So In Love
3. The Way
5. Gettin’ In The Way
The Life & Times Of Jill Scott (Photo Gallery)
1. Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life – An All-Star GRAMMY Salute – Backstage And AudienceSource: 1 of 20
2. 2015 Black Girls Rock! – ShowSource: 2 of 20
3. 2015 Black Girls Rock! – ArrivalsSource: 3 of 20
4. Jill Scott WOMAN Album Preview & Live PerformanceSource: 4 of 20
5. Jill Scott Performs at MGM National HarborSource: 5 of 20
6. The 2017 Andrew Young International Leadership Awards and 85th Birthday TributeSource: 6 of 20
7. The 12th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Music Festival – Day 1Source: 7 of 20
8. The 59th GRAMMY Awards – ArrivalsSource: 8 of 20
9. The Made Man Awards 2017Source: 9 of 20
10. JILL SCOTT, new R&B singersongwriter appearing at the House of Blues, West Hollywood, Sunday, DecemSource: 10 of 20
11. A+E Networks ‘Shining A Light’ ConcertSource: 11 of 20
12. Essence 6th Annual Black Women In Music Event – ArrivalsSource: 12 of 20
13. Jill ScottSource: 13 of 20
14. Jill Scott Performs At Pechanga CasinoSource: 14 of 20
15. Rakim In Concert – New York, New YorkSource: 15 of 20
16. 2017 ONE Music FestSource: 16 of 20
17. 2017 ESSENCE Festival Presented By Coca Cola Louisiana Superdome – Day 2Source: 17 of 20
18. 2015 Holiday Jam Concert Series – Detroit, MichiganSource: 18 of 20
19. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – Season 13Source: 19 of 20
20. 2016 Soul Train Music Awards – ShowSource: 20 of 20
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