Singer-songwriter, poet, actress
Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972) is an American singer and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, went platinum, and the followups Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 (2004) and The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 (2007) both achieved gold...Wikipedia
Born: 4th April, 1972, Philadelphia, PA
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: R&B singer
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The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It`s just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There`s a difference.
I think every individual has his or her own power, and it`s a matter of working, taking time and defining what that power is.
‘Jay Z and Puff Daddy are very much into the business thing’: Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger reveals how James Brown paved the way for musicians to become moguls
Jay Z and P Diddy are two of the biggest rappers turned entrepreneurs in the music industry.
And rock legend Sir Mick Jagger has spoken about the man he believes inspired Jay Z and P Diddy to use their music careers to start up successful business ventures
Speaking to Billboard about his upcoming James Brown biopic, Mick said: ‘James Brown was definitely a progenitor of that kind of businessman/performer.
‘I mean, you look at Jay Z, for instance, and Puff Daddy. They’re very much into that business thing.
'They want to make deals for the... Read More
Posted by Dianab 4 months ago
Mick Jagger can’t resist a good dance groove. Accompanied by many of his children and grandkids, Mick danced up a storm on Monday at the after party behind the Apollo Theater for the movie “Get On Up.” The film had its premiere earlier in the night, with several members of James Brown’s family in attendance. The movie is about the Godfather of Soul, and features an absolutely stunning Oscar worthy performance by Chadwick Boseman.
Also in the audience at the legendary Apollo: Rachel (Mrs. Jackie) Robinson, Al Roker, “Mad Men” star John... Read More
Posted by Dianab 6 months ago
R&B singer and actress Jill Scott and her fiancé, drummer Lil John Roberts, have welcomed their first child, a boy, her manager confirms to PEOPLE.
Jett Hamilton Roberts was born at 4:20 p.m. on April 20. He weighed in at 7 lbs., 8 oz.
Scott, who stars on HBO`s new series The No. 1 Ladies` Detective Agency, based on the popular novels by Alexander McCall Smith, discovered she was pregnant shortly before leaving for Botswana to film the show.
"At one point I was trying to gain weight for the role, and I noticed I had put on 7 lbs. in 7 days. And I thought, my... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 5 years ago
Spending the first trimester of her first pregnancy on location in Botswana wasn’t the only challenge for Jill Scott as she filmed HBO’s No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency. The award-winning singer and actress tells SheKnows that the subject matter was at times equally tough, for it required her to portray a character — Mma Romatswe — dealing with the death of a child. “As an actor, I had to continuously relive it,” she explains. “That was difficult for me, to lose a child ten or twelve times a day as a pregnant woman...but when you... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 5 years ago
Jill Scott confirmed she is pregnant by her fiancee:
Jill Scott is pregnant with her first child, the R&B singer and actress revealed to reporters at the Television Critics Association conference in Los Angeles on Friday.Promoting her new HBO series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, based on the popular novels by Alexander McCall Smith, Scott said she discovered that she was pregnant just before leaving for Botswana where she filmed the show. “The first trimester I spent in Botswana,” said the star, who is due April 25. “That was one of the... Read More
Posted by Ms_TeePooh 6 years ago
Attended the Philadelphia High School for Girls
Was offered a role in the Broadway play 'Chicago', but turned it down.