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  Words and Wisdom from Neo-Soul Princess Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Jill Scott started off in a neighborhood where people swept their porches and were way ahead of Hilary Clinton.
Although Jill Scott opted out of a college education for herself, she believes education is important for everybody, and that, while college is important, learning in and of itself is a life process.
Jill Scott was brave enough to follow the path of her dreams.
www.black-collegian.com /issues/2ndsem02/jillscott2002-2nd.shtml   (1103 words)

 Jill Scott - Beautifully Human: Words & Sounds 2 - Music Review
Jill Scott is picking up where she left off and giving her growing number of fans more of what they fell in love with: raw simplicity.
The Guardian - 4 stars "You don't have to agree with the sleevenotes, which insist that Jill Scott is "the best performer of her generation, one of the best emerging poets walking the planet", to be beguiled by her second album.
Jill has given the music world another classic that will be played everywhere, from the bedroom to the car to the office.
www.whudat.com /musicreview/pages/jillscott_beautifullyhuman.php   (580 words)

 Amazon.com: Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds, Vol. 1: Music: Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Jill Scott is the singer-songwriter who wrote the unforgettable hook on the Roots' "You Got Me." Jill Scott is a better singer than the garble-mouthed Erykah Badu, who mangled those lines (albeit prettily) on the Roots' single.
Scott sings of multiplying and subtracting, dividing and adding which is all well and good, but it all boils down to her, which is precisely why 1 is the magic number!
Jill differs than the typical singer in that her lyrics aren't the stereotypical "you stole my man heffer, Black men are no good, I want a rider" type theme.
www.amazon.com /Jill-Scott-Words-Sounds-Vol/dp/B00004UARR   (2071 words)

 Koranteng's Toli: Sunday Night With Jill Scott
Jill Scott and her crack 13-piece band brought the Big Beautiful tour to Boston last Sunday night.
The Jill Scott aesthetic is interesting: if you've ever seen the movie Love Jones, you'll know all about it.
Jill is prepared to take off her shoes to fight for her man. Like Pam Grier in Foxy Brown, she may even have razor blades hidden in her afro.
koranteng.blogspot.com /2005/03/sunday-night-with-jill-scott.html   (2641 words)

 Jill Scott News
Maybe Jill Scott 's cries at the Essence Music Festival were loud enough to be heard in the executive offices of Black Entertainment Television.
Soul singer Jill Scott says music fans should use their wallets to force a change in the way fl women are portrayed in pop and hip-hop music.
Singer Jill Scott was recruited by Essence magazine to interview actress-comedian Mo'Nique for its July issue, on newsstands now.
www.topix.net /who/jill-scott   (633 words)

 Jill Scott Biography and Update at SoulTracks
As the new Millennium began, when both the soul and self-respect of modern urban radio were in question, Scott, along with artists such as Alicia Keys and India.Arie, captured audiences with a style of music that recalled the hopefulness of early 70s Soul music but with a modern sensibility.
Philadelphia native Scott is a poet who also happens to be a great singer, and her lyrics came to the attention of a number of artists in the late 90s, resulting in her work being recorded by the Roots and Eric Benet, among others.
Scott then took a couple years off, basking in the glow of her new marriage to husband Lyzel (about whom she sang on Words and Sounds).
www.soultracks.com /jill_scott.htm   (579 words)

 Jill Scott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Scott was born and raised in North Philadelphia.
Jill Scott is a talented vocalist who infused Jazz, RandB and Gospel among other genre to create a distinct style that many refer to as Neo-soul.
BookingEntertainment.com has also stated, 'Jill Scott has a very rare facility to hit notes in the sixth and seventh octave, as displayed on songs such as 'Gimmie' where she hits a D6, and on 'Spring Summer Feeling' where she hits a C7 note with full vibrato'[[5]].
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Jill_Scott   (894 words)

 `Who is JiLL SCOTT?' - singers Ebony - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Jill Scott has been called the "premier female romantic voice of the neosoul era." One magazine named her one of "50 most beautiful people." A music industry insider says he can see Jill smiling when he hears her singing.
Scott herself says she is a poet and singer and, based on her lyrics and words, a woman in love--in love with her man, her music, her soul.
A very successful one, though success for Jill Scott is not measured by dollars, albums sold or by whether people like her or not.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1077/is_9_56/ai_76285236   (894 words)

 Jill Scott CD review on AudioRevolution.com
Scott’s sultry, hip-hop grooves are downright tasty, reminiscent of a female version of Maxwell.
Scott’s voice is beautifully recorded, delicately dancing on top of a deeply strolling bassline.
Jill Scott deserves major props for putting out a sexy, sultry record of love, politics and Philly style that stays positive and is musically compelling.
www.avrev.com /music/revs/jillscott.shtml   (408 words)

 Amazon.com: Experience: Jill Scott: Music: Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Anyone who's seen Jill Scott live knows she's the real deal--a down-home diva more concerned with working a melody or getting her groove on than Britney-fied glitz or Badu-style pride.
Jill Scott's writings are like Maya A. (real), her voice is like Sarah V.(earthy and sassy) and her sound is like Miles D. and Chaka K.(smooth and funky).
I really do think this is for Jill Scott fans because if you haven't heard her debut or sophomore LPs, some of her humor and commentary captured in the live performances on this set will be lost on the listener.
www.amazon.com /Experience-Jill-Scott/dp/B00005R5V2   (1227 words)

 USATODAY.com - Scott's poetic, personal songs engage fans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Three years ago, Jill Scott was doing poetry sessions at Philadelphia coffeehouses, on a good night playing for as many as 100 people.
Scott, 28, who toured with the Canadian cast of the musical Rent and with the rap band The Roots before her album came out last July, has been going almost non-stop for the past year.
Her album — with its telling songs about how she found love and lost it, rejoiced in it and felt rejected by it, was hurt and healed by it — has been a balm to listeners.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/2001-02-19-jill-scott.htm   (959 words)

 Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Scott's showbusiness career began with poetry and then theatre appearances, including a role in the musical Rent.
Inevitably, Scott was compared to her contemporaries, Lauryn Hill and Macy Gray, as part of a new wave of female singers somewhat clumsily described as "neo-soul".
Scott returned to the studio later in the year to complete work on tracks for her hastily released second album, Experience: Jill Scott 826+.
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 Get the latest on Jill Scott
Speaking of the brothers, Jill penned, "Fact Is (I Need You)" to shine a bit of light on both sides of the gender divide.
While dropping a few dimes as she once did with the "Who Is Jill Scott?'" album cut, "Watching Me," Jill offers a wake-up call to the masses on "Petition." It's a love song, of sorts, but upon closer listen, the object of her love, dismay and utter frustration might not be who it appears initially.
Was it really four summers ago that she held court, center stage, with "Who Is Jill Scott?" It seems like just yesterday that she stepped up out of North Philly, head held high, to sharpen our senses on what it looks like, sounds like, to be true to oneself.
www.ejams.com /jillscott.htm   (1007 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Who is Jill Scott?: Music: Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Scott was a poet before embarking on a music career, and this is clearly evident on the songs of this remarkable debut - Scott's lyrics are perfection!
Scott released "Experience 826+" an impressive live album of her best-selling debut album, along with a second disc of new material.
I was introduced the music of Jill Scott when I first met my beloved, it was one of the (only) C.D.'s they had that I wanted to play time and time again.
www.amazon.co.uk /Who-Jill-Scott/dp/B00004UBBL   (1129 words)

 Jill Scott : Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds, Vol. 1 - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Jill Scott : Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds, Vol.
With any luck, she will retain her sense of the power of words, since the best parts of this album are the ones when she lets fly, drunk on her verbal virtuosity.
Scott describes a relationship from many different angles, including an encounter with her boyfriend's ex in a super market ("Exclusively") and her warnings to that girl (or some other) to stay away ("Gettin' in the Way").
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,1028710,00.html   (444 words)

 Jill Scott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scott was signed to Steve McKeever's newly formed Hidden Beach Recordings label, she released her debut album Who Is Jill Scott?
Scott has established the Blues Babe Foundation, a program founded to help young minority students pay for university expenses.
Any student who maintains a 3.2 GPA will receive a yearly stipend for the next three years that will be put toward his or her college education.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jill_Scott   (837 words)

 USATODAY.com - Jill Scott reveals painful past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
After dating the unidentified man sporadically since she was 15, Scott says in the January issue of Sister 2 Sister magazine that when she was about 19, she visited him at his apartment.
Scott says that she didn't realize what had occurred until she was recently writing in her journal.
Scott credits her husband of three years, Lyzel Williams, for helping her: "He's a genuine person with a huge heart.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2004-12-17-jill-scott_x.htm   (352 words)

 AskMen.com - Jill Scott
The smooth singing Jill Scott has won fans over with her beautiful voice and organic, poetic style of R&B. Her lyrics and great beats have a live feel that is very refreshing after years of listening to technical, often sterile hip-hop.
She is the antithesis of every plastic pop singer out there, joining the ranks of India.Arie and Erykah Badu as great songstresses with dreamy, original sounds and important, relevant lyrics.
Born in 1972 in North Philadelphia, Jill Scott grew up in the ghetto with her mom and grandmother.
www.askmen.com /women/singer_100/146_jill_scott.html   (456 words)

 Jill Scott: Beautifully Human   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
A few years ago we all found ourselves asking a single question about a young Philadelphian Songstress: "Who is Jill Scott?" Well, today she needs no introduction.
Jill Scott and "Beautifully Human" is testamentnt to who she is. This poetic sistah girl from around the way connects with us through being human.
Jill Scott is she glorifies what makes us all beautiful.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/Neo_Soul/111947   (452 words)

 Amazon.ca: V2 Beautifully Human Words An: Music: Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
While most neo-soulsters crank out albums like their hip-hop counterparts, Jill Scott takes a more traditional approach to her craft.
Combining elements of jazz, soul, and old-school hip-hop breakbeats, Scott extols the greatness of her man with a swagger that can only be described as cool.
For Scott, being "Beautifully Human" means just that--finding the allure in all that life has to offer and that's well worth the wait.
www.amazon.ca /Beautifully-Human-Words-Jill-Scott/dp/B0002S94RK   (598 words)

 Off the Record | Jill Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
To her credit, Scott combines the live album ("826" refers to the date of the concert, August 26) and the outtakes collection ("+" refers to the nine-track disc tagged on) into one low-priced product.
The live set starts out on the good foot with a reworked version of "A Long Walk" that displays the sinewy, jazz-funk chops of Scott’s backing band and the range of her almond-toasted vocals.
And in contrast to the reserved singing on her platinum debut, 826+ finds her showing off some impressive jazz-type chops — she stretches lyrics over the bar line and jumps octaves like a Sarah Vaughan protégée.
www.bostonphoenix.com /boston/music/otr/documents/02056690.htm   (217 words)

 Jill Scott: Experience: Jill Scott (2001): Reviews
This double album from Jill Scott and her band, Fatback Taffy, includes a live disc of performances of material from her acclaimed debut album, 'Who is Jill Scott?', as well as a second disc of new studio recordings.
The warmth of her debut is still there but now overlaid with something fearsome, forceful and almost overbearing at times.
Look beyond the spasm-inducing bass solos to Scott herself: a frequently magnetic performer, with a certain brave, defiant spirit that her peers lack.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/scottjill/experience   (323 words)

 The Songs of Jill Scott
Scott grew up in north Philadelphia and began her career reading her own poetry.
Her voice can also be heard on soundtracks including Down To Earth, Kingdom Come, In Too Deep, and Wild Wild West.
In late 2001, Jill Scott released a new album entitled, Experience: Jill Scott 826+ (Hidden Beach/Epic), which features eleven songs recorded live, and a second disc of unreleased studio recordings.
www.umusicpub.com /spotlight.aspx?id=289   (251 words)

 Who Is Jill Scott - Jill Scott - günstige Shops bei dooyoo.de (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Who Is Jill Scott - Jill Scott : Some good extra Listenin'...
Eine mit der das schwerlich gelingen dürfte, ist Jill Scott, die in exquisiteren Blackmusickreisen sääääär hoch geschätzt wird!
Who Is Jill Scott - Jill Scott : Ich bin immer noch begeistert!
www.dooyoo.de.cob-web.org:8888 /musik-alben/who-is-jill-scott-jill-scott   (301 words)

 MUSICMATCH Guide: Jill Scott
2000 Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds, Vol.
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She was heard by Amir, drummer in the Roots, who invited her to join the band in the studio, resulting in the co-composition "You Got Me," a Top 40 pop hit in 1999...
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 Official Ticketmaster site. Jill Scott tickets, dates
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 Jill Scott - AOL Music
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 Jill Scott on Rhapsody
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Jill Scott was all set to burst on the scene, having recorded the catchy hook (and featured single) to the Roots smash hit "You Got Me." Whoops...
Hear Jill Scott and similar artists on this channel.
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