Jill Scott

Singer/Songwriter/Actor The three-time Grammy winning soul singer has been hailed as one of the most dynamic voices of R&B. Hailing from Philadelphia, she met ?uestlove, with whom she co-wrote the song “You Got Me,” which was recorded by The Roots and Erykah Badu. A former spoken-word artist, Scott toured with a Canadian production of the hit musical Rent, and later won praise for her roles in the HBO series No.1 Ladies Detective Agency and Tyler Perry’s film Why Did I Get Married?  The multi-talented singer will also star in the James Brown biopic Get on Up, set for release August 2014.

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Iggy Azalea Responds to Eve, Jill Scott

There's a difference between being yourself and being your stereotype.

Eve and Jill Scott Comment on Iggy Azalea Being Dubbed Princess of Hip Hop

The artists weigh in on music's most controversial debate.

Regina Hall, Jill Scott and Eve Chat About Marriage and Ultimatums

The three share how their latest film relates to their lives.

Seat Check

Browse the seating chart from The BET Honors.

Jill Scott: Filming Get on Up Gave Me a Different Insight Into Love

The singer talks the complexities of portraying an onscreen abusive relationship in the James Brown biopic.

Jill Scott to Be Honored at Essence’s Black Women in Music

The event will also launch Essence's year-long 45th anniversary celebration.
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