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Her music is so integral to our lives that many of us feel like we know Jill Scott. We've cheered as we watched Jilly from Philly evolve from sister-girl poet with powerhouse vocals into one of Hollywood's most exciting stars. This month, we get to see her a little more—both on the cover of ESSENCE, and in the James Brown biopic Get on Up. Here's a look at her evolution.
Scott burst onto the scene with her honey-voiced soul in 2000. Her Who Is Jill...
Scott burst onto the scene with her honey-voiced soul in 2000. Her Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol 1. went platinum and earned her three Grammy nominations.
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