Jill Scott | The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours: the Poetry of Jill Scott

Recorded May 6, 2005
Direct Download: 20050506-jillsco.mp3

Grammy Award winner Jill Scott grew up in North Philadelphia. She was discovered by The Root's drummer Amir, who invited her to perform with the band on "You Got Me," a Top 40 pop hit in 1999. Her platinum debut, Who is Jill Scott?, wowed the music world with its mix of jazz, R&B, hip-hop, and spoken word; Grammy, Image, and Soul Train nominations followed. Experience: Jill Scott 826+ appeared the following summer. This year, her album Beautifully Human was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R & B Album, and her song "Cross My Mind”"won for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. The Moments, the Minutes, the Hours is her first collection of poetry.

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