Tag: jill scott

Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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Jill Scott Teams Up With iHeartMedia To Launch Podcast

Songstress Jill Scott is known for tapping into the power of truth through her artistry, and now the Philly native will let her voice be heard in a new arena. According to Blavity, Scott has teamed up with iHeartMedia for the creation of a podcast. Love Village! Starting Nov 18th & every Wednesday to follow, […]

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Kehlani Names Brandy, Mariah Carey, Musiq Soulchild, And More As Her Top Five R&B Singers

Kehlani began 2020 by releasing her phenomenal sophomore album, It Was Good Until It Wasn’t. Since then, the Oakland native has shared a number of videos from the album while also appearing on work by others, including Russ, Disclosure, and Victoria Monet. Currently, the “Toxic” singer is prepping a deluxe re-issue for her latest album. […]

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Netflix Announces Family Book Series Hosted by Marley Dias; Cast Includes Lupita Nyong’o, Marsai Martin, Tiffany Haddish and Common

Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices (2020)Photo: Courtesy of Netflix It’s Lit!It’s Lit!Where all things literary live on The Root Turn the page and get into this news! Netflix has announced it will debut Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices, a new young children and family series hosted by author and activist Marley Dias! Advertisement The 2019 Young Futurist […]

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There’s Another Mahalia Jackson Biopic—This Time Starring Jill Scott, Produced by Queen Latifah and Jamie Foxx

Jill Scott, left, and Jamie Foxx, center, attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. ; Queen Latifah arrives at “America’s Got Talent” Season 14 Live Show on September 10, 2019 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images (Getty Images), Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images (Getty Images) Take my hand, […]

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Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds Vol. 1 Just Turned 20. Let’s Talk About the Go-Go Jam, ‘It’s Love’

Photo: Aaron J. Thornton (Getty Images) If I ever write a memoir about my life, an entire chapter would be dedicated to Washington, D.C., and the influence the city has had in my life. When I got to a pre-freshman program at Morehouse in the summer of 1997, my knowledge of the city, aside from […]

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Football Player Kyle Queiro Apologizes for Publicly Questioning Whether Jill Scott Is Attractive; Scott Stacks ‘Verzuz’ Coins

Photo: Rich Fury/Abbie Parr (Getty Images) For some unknown reason (maybe because he feels a way about himself being largely unknown), former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Kyle Quiero hopped on Beyonce’s internet this weekend to question out loud if people really find Jill Scott, the sultry neo-soul singer, attractive. Advertisement Queiro first came for Scott when […]

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Former NFL Player Kyle Queiro Apologizes for Publicly Questioning Whether Jill Scott Is Attractive

Photo: Rich Fury/Abbie Parr (Getty Images) For some unknown reason (maybe because he feels a way about himself being largely unknown), former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Kyle Quiero hopped on Beyonce’s internet this weekend to question out loud if people really find Jill Scott, the sultry neo-soul singer, attractive. Advertisement Queiro first came for Scott when […]

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