Jill Scott

All-Star Musical Director Adam Blackstone Releases Debut Album ‘Legacy’

Adam Blackstone finally delivers a debut proper, featuring contributions from Jill Scott, Questlove, James Poyser, Robert Glasper, Queen Latifah, Terrace… Read More

September 23, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Conway The Machine, Jill Scott, YG & More

Conway The Machine and Jill Scott lead our video roundup this week with "Chanel Pearls." Conway The Machine and Jill… Read More

June 27, 2022

How R&B Allows Black Women To Express Their Sexuality

R&B allows Black women to explore a part of themselves that is often too taboo to touch on, in both… Read More

June 8, 2022

13 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of February 25)

Robert Glasper returns with Black Radio III this week. And, Dreamer Isioma unleashes Goodnight Dreamer, a robust, experimental project. The… Read More

February 25, 2022

Conway The Machine Finally Makes His Shady Records Debut with ‘God Don’t Make Mistakes’

His Shady Records debut, new Conway the Machine album God Don't Make Mistakes features Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Jill Scott, T.I. and… Read More

February 25, 2022

10 Things You May Not Have Known About ‘Dave Chappelle’s Block Party’

To celebrate the anniversary of the theatrical release of Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, we dug up some little-known facts about… Read More

March 3, 2021

These Are the Artists That Benefitted Most From Verzuz

Billboard explores the statistical aspect of the Verzuz effect. Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Swizz Beatz and… Read More

December 18, 2020

‘Needle 2 The Groove’: Jill Scott Calls Childish Gambino’s ‘Because The Internet’ Vinyl A “Complete Vision”

Jill Scott also played selections from Madlib, Art Blakey, and James Brown, as well as the Claudine soundtrack from her… Read More

December 8, 2020

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Are Seeking Suggestions for Verzuz Season 2

The second round of Verzuz battles are coming soon. After years of impromptu beat battles, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland's Verzuz… Read More

October 14, 2020

Alicia Keys Drops Self-Titled Album Featuring Miguel, Tierra Whack, and More

The album is Alicia Keys first project in nearly four years. Friday's crop of new music releases has brought us… Read More

September 18, 2020

Jill Scott to Play Gospel Legend Mahalia Jackson in Upcoming Movie

  Jill Scott will star in the movie, while Queen Latifah and Jamie Foxx will be producers. Jill Scott will… Read More

August 13, 2020

Erykah Badu, Jill Scott Streaming Numbers Have Tripled After Their Verzuz Battle

Over the weekend, the two combined for 6.7 million total streams nationwide. The Verzuz effect is alive and well. Over… Read More

May 14, 2020

“You Don’t Last This Long & Want to Destroy Others”: Jill Scott Talks About Her Cordial ‘Verzuz’ Battle w/ Erykah Badu

In a recent interview, Scott speaks candidly on the roots of the official showcase. Jill Scott and Erykah Badu’s Verzuz… Read More

May 12, 2020

Relive Jill Scott and Erykah Badu’s Full ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Watch the soul icons square up. In case you missed the memo, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu's Verzuz battle finally went down… Read More

May 10, 2020

The Story of The Roots’ “You Got Me”: Why Jill Scott’s Version Reigns Supreme

A retrospective look on The Roots' "You Got Me," and how it spawned two versions — the original with Jill… Read More

May 8, 2020

14 Great Jill Scott & Erykah Badu Collaborations to Check Out

Listen to 14 of Jill Scott and Erykah Badu's most notable collaborations. On Saturday, May 9th, Jill Scott and Erykah… Read More

May 7, 2020