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Queen Latifah And Jamie Foxx To Produce Mahalia Jackson Movie

Queen Latifah and Jamie Foxx are to produce a new film about gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.The 50-year-old rapper is attached to work on 'Mahalia!' - in which Jill Scott will play the titular character -...

Tessa Thompson Modelled Her Creed Accent On Philadelphia Native Jill Scott

The Los Angeles-born Selma actress plays singer/songwriter Bianca, a love interest for Michael B. Jordan's titular character Adonis Creed, and she reveals she modelled her speaking voice on that of Jill, who hails...

The Descendants Soundtrack Debuts At Number One In America

The Descendants compilation debuts at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart, becoming the fourth soundtrack to hit the top spot this year (15). The album lands the unfortunate record of...

Jill Scott Debuts Woman At The Top Of U.s. Charts

Woman has debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 62,000 sales, according to Nielsen Music. Last week's number one, Future's DS2, slips to two, while rockers Lamb of God enter the chart at...

Dr. Dre Lp To Feature Eminem, Kendrick Lamar And Snoop Dogg

Dr. Dre's new album will feature Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg.The eagerly-anticipated LP - officially announced on his Beats 1 radio show 'The Pharmacy' over the weekend - will be called 'Compton: A Soundtrack'...

Jill Scott: 'I Was Wrong To Support Bill Cosby'

The Golden hitmaker came under fire last year (14) when she stood by her "mentor" following claims from over 30 women, alleging Cosby drugged and raped them. On Monday (06Jul15), testimony from...

Jill Scott To Be Honoured At Essence Black Women In Music Event

R&B singer Jill Scott has been named a special honouree at Essence magazine’s annual Black Women in Music event.The Golden hitmaker will be feted for her career and will perform on 5 February (15), when...

Jill Scott Under Fire For Defending Embattled Bill Cosby

Soul singer/actress Jill Scott has come under fire from fans for defending comedian Bill Cosby amid his ongoing sex assault scandal.The Cosby Show star hit headlines last month (Nov14) after more than a dozen women...

Jill Scott: 'Playing James Brown's Wife Helped Me Understand My Mother's Predicament'

Singer/actress Jill Scott has a better understanding of women who stay with abusive partners after portraying James Brown's wife Dee Dee in new biopic Get On Up.The star reveals her mother was part of a...

Newlywed Eve Returning To Work In New Gabrielle Union Project

Newlywed Eve is heading back to work in a new Tv movie alongside singer Jill Scott and actress Regina Hall.With This Ring will reunite Hall with her Think Like A Man co-star Gabrielle Union, who...

Jill Scott To Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree

Singer/actress Jill Scott is set to receive an honorary doctorate from her alma mater Temple University.The He Loves Me hitmaker will be feted with a Doctor of Humane Letters on Thursday (15May14) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....

Ll Cool J, Jill Scott Kick Off Essence Festival In Style

The Essence music festival kicked off on Friday with performances by LL Cool J, Maxwell and Brandi. The first night of the festival, billed as “party with a purpose” certainly fulfilled said purpose – celebrating...

Cast Of The New 'Steel Magnolias' Felt The Love On Screen

With the remake of Steel Magnolias premiering this weekend (October 7th), it's been a tough task for the new actresses Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Jill Scott and Phylicia Rashad to fill the boots of...

Jill Scott Teams Up With Eve At Made In America Festival

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania natives Jill Scott and Eve teamed up at the inaugural Made in America festival on Sunday (02Sep12).The hip-hop star jetted to Jay Z's big bash in her hometown from her Rock The Bells...

Jennifer Hudson Wants Mary J. Blige Track

Jennifer Hudson wants to collaborate with Mary J. Blige. 'Spotlight' singer Jennifer admitted as they both appeared to record the 'VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul' TV special yesterday (18.12.11) that she would love to do a...

Heavy D And Earth, Wind & Fire Honoured At Soul Train

Late rapper Heavy D, Gladys Knight and Earth, Wind & Fire were honoured with tributes at the Soul Train Awards, while Cee Lo Green and Jill Scott were among the winners.The ceremony took place in...

Chris Brown Apologises For Using Gay Slur

Chris Brown is the latest celebrity to apologise to the gay community after using a homosexual slur in anger. On Tuesday (21st June 2011), the singer lashed out at several photographers, deeming they had tipped...

Jill Scott Split With Husband Over Her Cooking

Jill Scott, the Grammy Award winning R&B singer, says one of the reasons she split from her ex-husband was that he stopped eating her food. Scott, who releases her fourth studio album 'The Light of...

Jill Scott Reveals Weight Loss Secret

Jill Scott, the American soul singer and three times Grammy Award winner, has shed 50 pounds in weight to become the thinnest she's been in over 20 years. Jill Scott, who is set to release...

Katy B Wants Alicia Keys' Duet

Katy B wants to collaborate with Alicia Keys. The 'Broken Record' singer cites the musician as a huge influence on her career and she would love to meet up with Alicia when she performs in...

Scott To Voice X-men's Storm In New Cartoon Series

R&B star-turned-actress JILL SCOTT is expanding her screen career and branching out into voice acting - she's to voice X-MEN superhero STORM in a new Marvel cartoon mini-series.The singer has earned critical acclaim for her...

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