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Jill Scott to Star in ‘Mahalia!’ Biopic Executive Produced by Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah

Jill Scott to Star in 'Mahalia!' Biopic Executive Produced by Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah

Jill Scott is set to portray the Gospel queen, Mahalia Jackson, in an upcoming biopic executive produced by Jamie Foxx and Queen Latifah. The movie is based on the novel Mahalia Jackson by Darlene Donloe. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Gospel wasn’t popular during a certain era and has evolved over the years. Jackson came […]

Jill Scott Reflects On Weight Shaming Early on in Her Career and Thanks Supporters

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Jill Scott has just celebrated the 20-year anniversary of her debut studio album, Who is Jill Scott. Although the singer hasn’t released any new music, Scott continues to stay in touch with fans using her social media accounts and controversial performances, one reason being the singer’s recent Verzuz battle between her and Erykah Badu. This […]

Black Twitter Defends Jill Scott as Stans Reaffirm Her Beauty

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Black Twitter celebrated Jill Scott last night and came for one person who questioned the online ardor. Football linebacker, Kyle Qeiro who’s previously played for the Dallas Cowboys, tweeted his disbelief that anyone would find the soul singer attractive. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 “People are attracted to JILL SCOTT!?” Queiro questioned, adding, […]

Twitter Erupts Over Jill Scott vs. Lizzo Body Shaming

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Recording artist, Lizzo is known for her chart-topping hits and outspokenness. However, it seems that Black Twitter is still holding this against her. While some of us are still basking in the glow of the Jill Scott vs. Erykah Badu Verzuz battle on Saturday, the rest are stirring the pot. During the IG live battle, […]

Who Has the Advantage Headed into the Erykah Badu and Jill Scott Battle?

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The Erykah Badu vs. Jill Scott VERZUZ announcement hit the timeline and everybody immediately started marking their calendar and looking forward to it. The First Ladies of Neo-Soul are about to give us all of their class and good vibes in an Instagram Live session but is it easy to predict a winner? VERZUZ battles […]

Erykah Badu and Jill Scott Set for May 9 VERZUZ Battle

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In collaboration with Femme It Forward, iconic ladies of Neo-Soul are going to hit Instagram Live to battle hits. Erykah Badu and Jill Scott have been announced for the May 9 edition. Taking place at 7 pm EST, the two will bring all the brown liquor and wine energy to your phones. REGISTER TO VOTE […]

Happy Birthday to the Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff!

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On this date in 1965, Jeffrey Townes, better known to Hip Hop and television fans as “Jazzy Jeff” was born in the City of Brother Love and has become one of the best to ever place their hands on a pair of Technics 1200s. Originally known as the DJ for rapper/actor The Fresh Prince aka […]

Afropunk Announces 2019 Brooklyn Festival Lineup Including Jill Scott, Santigold, FKA Twigs, Danny Brown And More

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AFROPUNK, the world-renowned festival and movement, has announced the lineup for its critically acclaimed, weekend-long, annual celebration, AFROPUNK BROOKLYN, which will take place on August 24 and 25 at Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY. AFROPUNK BROOKLYN’s 2019 edition continues to display one of the most exciting and inclusive festival lineups in the world. Headlining […]

Jill Scott Discusses Her Viral Video on ‘The Joe Budden Podcast’

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Jill Scott shook the social media world on Tuesday when a video of her simulating oral sex went viral and sent fans into a frenzy. Jill took to Twitter and explained that she looks to give a good show, however, she also returned a call to Joe Budden during his podcast and detailed what happened […]

Watch Jill Scott Simulate Oral Sex During One of Her Performances

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Last night, Jill Scott took the stage to serenade all her fans with more than just her singing. In fact, Scott went as far as singing and simulating oral sex with her microphone while on stage. Longtime Jill Scott fans admit that such erotic on-stage behavior is nothing new for the popular neo-soul artist. The […]

Jill Scott Claims Her Down Under Love Child With Erykah Badu

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We knew that these Black Lilly queens had a little sumthing, sumthing going on… but who knew it would sound so sweet.  Recently, Jill Scott hopped on IG and introduced us to her musical love child, Kaiit Waup, with  Badulla Oblongata. Getting a co-sign from a legendary Neo-Soul icon like Jill Scott would be earth-rocking for […]

Jill Scott’s Ex-Husband is Countersuing Her for Pain and Suffering

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Words by Shurida Lundi First it was Kendu Isaacs, now it’s Mike Dobson. Dobson, the estranged husband of Jill Scott, now wants her to pay him for pain and suffering, half a million dollars to be exact. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 If you remember, Scott and Dobson married in 2016, in a […]

Happy 52nd Birthday To The Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff!

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On this date in 1965, Jeffrey Townes, better known to Hip Hop and television fans as “Jazzy Jeff” was born in the City of Brother Love and has become one of the best to ever place their hands on a pair of Technics 1200s. Originally known as the DJ for rapper/actor The Fresh Prince aka […]

Callin’ It Quits: Jill Scott Files For Divorce And Restraining Order Against Husband

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Words by Megan Ambers Jill Scott is walking away from her marriage of only 14 months and it is already getting messy. The same day that the singer filed for separation against her soon-to-be ex husband Mike Dobson, she also filed for a restraining order against him. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Under […]

Jill Scott Shares Her Rude Encounter With Harvey Weinstein

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Words by Ime Ekpo Off the pace of the sexual assault and harassment charges angled against Harvey Weinstein, who was viewed as one of the most powerful movie producers in Hollywood, more women are coming forward, and the latest to do so is Jill Scott. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 The class act […]

Watch the RZA Directed ‘Love Beats Rhymes’ Trailer Starring Azealia Banks, Common, & Jill Scott

Watch the RZA Directed 'Love Beats Rhymes' Trailer Starring Azealia Banks, Common, & Jill Scott

Words by Ime Ekpo Lionsgate released the movie trailer for the Wu-Tang deity, RZA directed musical drama Love Beats Rhymes on Wednesday October 11th. The movie was originally titled Coco which is the name of the main character played by Azealia Banks. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Clearly, RZA is not sweating his […]

Jill Scott Emits Black Girl Magic as Villain in the CW’s series “Black Lightning”

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Words by Leslie Monet Jilly from Philly has reached a new level of black-girl-magic as the Grammy Award winning singer trailblazes into the DC Comics world with her debut as super villain Lady Eve on the CW’s hit show Black Lightning coming in 2018. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 The showrunner, Salim Akil, […]

{VIDEO} Sonyae Elise- “Run Up”

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You may seen her on the hit show on Bravo entitled “Platinum Hit”. But talented emcee Sonyaé Elise is a singer/songwriter with a long roster of collabs and features including; Migos, Jill Scott, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Yachty, Jeremih, and more. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Now, with the release of her […]

SiR Drops New Video for “W$ Boi”, Signs to Top Dawg Entertainment [Watch]

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TDE is kicking off 2017 with a bang, by unveiling their mystery signee and announcing that Inglewood singer/songwriter SiR has joined the roster. Label CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith made the announcement today (January 19) via Twitter with a press release, revealing that the Inglewood rapper’s HER EP was TDE’s sixth release of 2016. Welcome home kid […]