10 Things You Need to Know About Jill Scott

Here's everything you need to know about Jill Scott.

Meet Mama Jackie - Jill Scott joins the drama on Being Mary Jane as Jackie, Niecy's mother. BMJ Season 3 Episode 5 (Photo: BET)

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Meet Mama Jackie - Jill Scott joins the drama on Being Mary Jane as Jackie, Niecy's mother. BMJ Season 3 Episode 5 (Photo: BET)

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Jill Scott Is a Single Mother - Jett Hamilton, 10, must feel pretty lucky to call Jill Scott his mother.(Photo: Paras Griffin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

'Who Is Jill Scott' - This was the debut album by American R&B-soul singer/songwriter Jill Scott, released back in 2000 by Hidden Beach Recordings. The following year the album was nominated for Best R&B Album at the Grammy Awards.(Photo: Hidden Beach Records)

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'Who Is Jill Scott' - This was the debut album by American R&B-soul singer/songwriter Jill Scott, released back in 2000 by Hidden Beach Recordings. The following year the album was nominated for Best R&B Album at the Grammy Awards.(Photo: Hidden Beach Records)

Why Did I Get Married Too? - Back in 2007 Scott made her acting debut in Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? (Photo: Lionsgate)

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Why Did I Get Married Too? - Back in 2007 Scott made her acting debut in Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too? (Photo: Lionsgate)

Jilly From Philly - Jill Scott was was born and raised in North Philadelphia. She was raised by her mother, Joyce Scott, and her grandmother.Jill Scott and the Roots performed during the 3rd annual Philly 4th of July Jam at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Photo: Michael Zorn/FilmMagic)

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Jilly From Philly - Jill Scott was was born and raised in North Philadelphia. She was raised by her mother, Joyce Scott, and her grandmother.Jill Scott and the Roots performed during the 3rd annual Philly 4th of July Jam at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on July 4, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Photo: Michael Zorn/FilmMagic)

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Questlove Put Jill Scott On - Our girl Jill Scott was discovered by the Roots drummer Questlove.(Photo: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)

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Questlove Put Jill Scott On - Our girl Jill Scott was discovered by the Roots drummer Questlove.(Photo: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)

Reunion? - With Mara Brock Akil receiving this year's Shot Caller Award, it's only right that the cast of her first hit show, Girlfriends is here. Will Persia White, Tracee Ellis Ross, Reggie Hayes, Jill Marie Jones, and Golden Brooks reunite for a Girlfriends special? Maybe we'll find out!(Photo: Darien Davis/CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

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Jill Scott Was the Best Girl Friend - Jill Scott hands down was probably the best girlfriend. She appeared on several episodes of Girl Friends during season 4.(Photo: Darien Davis/CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

Woman  - Jill Scott heated things up this summer with her latest album, Woman.(Photo: Blue Babe, Atlantic)

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Woman - Jill Scott heated things up this summer with her latest album, Woman.(Photo: Blue Babe, Atlantic)

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Jill Scott's a Queen - Jill Scott knows how to light up a stage. But she's not just performing, she's giving us advice and words of wisdom to live by.(Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for UNICEF)

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Black Girl Magic - Jill Scott's performance portfolio includes the likes of several BET Awards shows and local platforms in her hometown of Philadelphia. No matter where you might hear her, she's always got something good to share.(Photo: Ethan Miller/BET/Getty Images for BET)