– Jill Scott tells Power 105.1′s The Breakfast Club that she is tired of seeing music artists pretend to be something that they’re not
Essence magazine celebrated the achievements Oprah Winfrey, Alfre Woodard, Gabrielle Union, Mara Brock-Akil, Quvenzhané Wallis and Naomie Harris at its annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Thursday afternoon (February 21).
The event recognizes the ‘Power of Our Presence’ by spotlighting the stellar accomplishments of African-American female performers and creators in film and television.
Experience the event vicariously by clicking through the gallery and by watching the recorded livestream inside.
Essence saluted Solange Knowles and Lianne La Havas at its 4th Annual Essence Black Women In Music Event. The Lincoln sponsored invitation-only affair was hosted by Essence magazine editor-at-large Emil Wilbekin and last year’s honoree Kelly Rowland.
“Lianne and Solange are the perfect examples of what’s current in music and having Lincoln sponsor an event celebrating these two young progressive African-American women is an honor,” says Lincoln manager of Multicultural Marketing Shawn Thompson.
“African-American women play an important role in the luxury landscape, and events like these allow us the opportunity to appeal to them while celebrating their creativity and diversity.”
Did you favorite star bring their fashion A-game? Click through to see who dazzled and whose looks fell flat on the purple carpet.
Tucked behind the warm smile of Jill Scott is a woman with a lot of memories of yesteryear to share. Some as sweet as a sun-ripened peach and others involving crackheads and Crisco, well, nah bruh.
Drunk Ass Tami put the Boone’s Farm down long enough to enjoy an evening at the theater, Jill Scott and Queen Latifah visit 106 & Park to promote the all-chocolate version of ‘Steel Magnolias’, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon treat their tiny tots to a day at the Santa Monica Pier and more in today’s edition of Star Tracks. Check out the flicks below!
After a failed first marriage, failed engagement to her baby daddy, and the end of her HBO series ‘The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,’ the neo soul diva has finally decided to stick to the rivers and the lakes that she’s used to.
“This is the simplest form of myself,” Jilly tells writer Lola Ogunnaike. In the cover story there’s lots of talk about “the lights coming on” in her life after turning 40 years old. Let’s hope.
Can any one of your favorites make singing about cooking grits for breakfast sound like fulfilling a God-given prophecy? Didn’t think so.
Performing in front an excited hometown audience, Jill Scott strutted across the stage in Philadelphia wearing an orange geometric patterned dress and matching leggings at her Summer Block Party concert tour on Saturday (June 23).
Click through the gallery to view more flicks of the soulful singer.
Isn’t she lovely? Jill Scott was back-to-school fresh by way of the clearance rack at Dot’s at the after-party for her ‘VH1 Storytellers’ in New York City on Tuesday night (May 8). What do you think of her young and fun look?
The soulful singer launched the 16th season of the show by dissecting the song lyrics to hits like “Getting In The Way,” “Is It The Way,” and “Golden.”
Jilly from Philly will embark on a tour this summer in support of her latest album, ‘The Light of the Sun’ and has also begun filming scenes for the forthcoming Lifetime movie remake of ‘Steel Magnolias.’
“I thank God for my talents, gifts, inspirations, motivation, dreams, abilities, vision, visions, passion,” Scott glowingly told fans recently. “Getting my make up done, sitting between Alfre Woodard and Phylicia Rashad. Life is amazing right now.”