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Jill Scott Puts The Heartache On A J Dilla Beat w/ New Single "Fool's Gold"
Jill Scott Puts The Heartache On A J Dilla Beat w/ New Single "Fool's Gold"

Jill Scott Puts The Heartache On A Wavy New Single "Fools Gold"

Jill Scott Puts The Heartache On A J Dilla Beat w/ New Single "Fool's Gold"

UPDATE:Alright, I've been duped. Fooled, even. Call it a case of selective hearing or just honing in a little too hard on that Dorothy Ashby sample that Dilla used on his own cut (sourced below) but according to sources, this is not, in fact, a production from the gawd. The track was produced by DK The Punisher and written by SIR Farris. Apologies to all for the confusion. Lesson learned: if it seems too good to be true, it usually is.

When Jill Scott & J Dilla collide in any shape or form, it's time to halt whatever you're doing, wherever you are, and take heed. Moments ago, Jilly from Philly let loose the silky, heart-wrenching single "Fool's Gold," repurposing one of the GOAT's wavy, lesser-known sonic concoctions for a mediation on the pains of loving and losing, lush with Scott's tender, jazz-flecked vocal layering and a head-bopping knock for all of the donut lovers out there. While a record has yet to be officially announced, the track comes on the heels of her bluesy and intoxicating lead-off "You Don't Know", which arrived just a few months back, making at least this writer wary of yet another anxiously anticipated 2015 release. You can experience the full force of Jill Scott's new, J Dilla produced single J Dilla sampling (?) "Fool's Gold" below, just be sure to nab it for yourself on iTunes today and peep Miss Scott's forthcoming tour dates to catch her live and direct. Stay tuned for the next episode.

Tour Dates:

7/13/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Hall

7/15/15 – Newark, NJ @ NJ Performing Arts Center, Prudential Hall

7/16/15 – Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre

7/18/15 – Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion

7/19/15 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center

7/22/15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre

7/25/15 – Cincinnati, OH @ Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati Music Festival)

7/26/15 – Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Spa & Resort - Event Center

7/29/15 – Vienna, VA @ Wolf Trap for the Performing Arts/The Barns

7/30/15 – Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center

8/1/15 – Birmingham, AL @ BJCC Concert Hall

8/2/15 – Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre

8/4/15 – Memphis, TN @ Orpheum Theatre

8/5/15 – Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater

8/8/15 – Hollywood, FL @ Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

8/9/15 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Mahaffey Theater

8/11/15 – Jackson, MS @ Thalia Mara Hall

8/12/15 – Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center

8/14/15 – Grand Prairie, @ TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

8/15/15 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater

8/19/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre

8/22/15 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

8/23/15 – Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery

8/25/15 – San Diego, CA @ Humphrey's

8/28/15 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre