JILL SCOTT FACTS:
Genre: Neo Soul, R&B, Jazz, Spoken Word
Hometown: North Philadelphia
Awards: 2 Grammy’s, 3 Lady of Soul Awards
Albums: Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3
Hits: “Golden”, “Gettin’ In The Way”, “Love Rain”
Other: Co-wrote “You Got Me” with The Roots, toured Canada in the musical “Rent”
Jill Scott: actress, poet, songwriter, jazz singer, Grammy Award winner - this lady has it all. Scott started to perform Def Poetry Jam-style as a spoken word artist. After co-writing the popular “You Got Me” Ms. Scott began to get attention from the music industry. She swiftly blends hip-hop, R&B, and the spoken word into a new style that some are calling neo soul.
Scott is also known for her impressive vocal range. The soulful singer can reach the 6th and 7th octaves easily. She lives her life like its golden and continues to put out one sexy, soulful, thoughtful album after another. Jill Scott is the real thing, a new hero of R&B. Sensual and sultry, her lavish lyrics lead many to wonder if she is the female Prince. Her first album “Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1” was released in 2000 and went platinum twice. Her three subsequent albums have all gone gold.
Scott has won two Grammy Awards and three Lady of Soul Awards. Her 2007 album “The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3” no doubt will bring her many more accolades. Live performances feature her hits “Love Rain”, “Golden”, and “My Love”. Don’t miss your chance to see the phenomenal Ms. Scott in person. Buy Jill Scott tickets today and experience the thrill of a Jill Scott show live!