Our Curvy Image Spotlight goes to Ms. Jill Scott. Jill is beautiful, talented enriched with style and class. Every album that Jill puts out, you know that it will be soulful and real music for your ears. There hasn’t been any album yet that hasn’t been very enjoyable. Her vocals and lyrics are nothing short of AMAZING.
Jill most recently appeared on VH1’s Storytellers and is already on the road this Summer. Currently Jill is doing her 2nd annual Summer Block Party with Jeff Bradshaw, whereas the last date will be 6/30 in Atlanta. Touring in Europe next month, Jill will also be at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Hampton Jazz Festiva1 as well as a host of other places.
Jill was first discovered by Amir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots and was signed to Steve McKeever’s ‘Hidden Beach Recordings’ label. You may remember her from the song “You Got Me”. Her studio albums include: Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1 (2000) · Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 (2004) · The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 (2007) · ”The Light of the Sun (2011). The latest studio album entitled The Light of the Sun was released under a distribution deal by Jill Scott and Warner Brothers whereas her music is released under her imprint of Blues Babe Records. Jill has casted in films: Brown Sugar (2002) Cavedweller (2004), Hounddog (2007). Why Did I Get Married? (2007) Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010), Sins of the Mother (2010) and will soon appear in Steel Magnolias (2012) (as Truvy; remake of the 1989 film of the same name) which will premiere on Lifetime in late 2012. Shows: The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Girlfriends, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Black Panther and more. Don’t forget Jill’s embark on fashion with her Butterfly bra with Ashley Stewart.
Jill Scott has also established a program founded to help young minority students pay for university expenses entitled the Blues Babe Foundation. The Blues Babe Foundation offers financial assistance to students between the ages of sixteen to twenty-one, and targets students residing in Philadelphia, Camden, and the greater Delaware Valley.
Today, Jill released a compilation entitled: Crates: Remix Fundamentals Vol. 1, please be sure to check it out. To find out where she will be, what she is doing and more visit her website, http://missjillscott.com/.