Scott, Jill

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Name
Scott, Jill Gender: F
born on 4 April 1972 at 11:43 (= 11:43 AM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°01' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 19°04 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 25°30'



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Jill Scott (performing as part of "Jazz in the Gardens", 17 March 2012)
photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/alphonsephotography/, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, went platinum, and the follow-ups Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 (2004) and The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 (2007) both achieved gold status. She made her cinematic debut in the films Hounddog and Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? in 2007. Scott released her fourth album The Light of the Sun. In Get On Up (2014) she plays the second wife of James Brown. She also appeared as the lead role in the BBC/HBO series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. In 2015, she released her fifth album Woman.

Scott has established the Blues Babe Foundation, a program founded to help young minority students pay for university expenses.

At the Essence Music Festival in July 2006, Scott spoke out about how women of color are portrayed in hip-hop songs and music videos. Scott criticized the content for being "dirty, inappropriate, inadequate, unhealthy, and polluted" and urged the listening audience to "demand more."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 2001 (Lyzel Williams)
  • Relationship : Divorce dates 2007
  • Relationship : Begin significant relationship June 2008 (Li'l John Roberts, engaged)
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  • Relationship : End significant relationship June 2009 (Li'l John Roberts)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her on Twitter: "I was born at 11:43 am on a Tuesday" [1], "I waaaaasss spending my birthday with Maya Angelou!!! We share April 4th" [2], "Philly" [3] in reply to the question, "Where were you born and raised?" [4], "I really turn 40 this year" (posted on 1/1/2012) [5].


Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Fundraiser
  • Vocation : Beauty : Model
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (R&B, soul, neo soul, jazz, quiet storm, hip hop, spoken word)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet