Scott has done it for you. The sultry award-winning singer, whose veteran career also includes modeling and acting, is now adding greeting card writer to her resume. The Jill Scott Collection, announced last week, is a project the year-old songwriter dedicated time to in order to ensure the cards — most of which are written by Scott herself — contain design, editorial and sound elements that capture exactly what the consumer is looking for in a card from Scott. Next year, the Jill Scott Collection will expand beyond cards to include notebooks, mugs, trinket trays and pouches. Maya Jones is an associate editor at The Undefeated. She is a native New Orleanian who enjoys long walks down Frenchmen Street and romantic dates to Saints games. Up Next. Get Lifted Jill Scott: singer, poet, model, actress and now Hallmark greeting card author The multitalented Scott is now speaking through her new card collection. Up Next From The Uplift.
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The award-winning singer talks about the events of her seven-year, singing career, including a new film in the works. I’m glad to see you all here tonight. It’s nice to get…. Words and Sounds Vol. Jill Scott joins us now from our New York bureau. I hope she’ll also tell us a little bit about her new film. Welcome, Jill Scott. There are a lot of ideas on this album, a lot of really strong thoughts.
Let’s just start – let’s hear a little bit just from the very first track, “Let it Be. Maybe I’ve been scared knowing what’s there in front of me. Maybe I been tryin’ to be what they needed me to be, when I should have just been me. I also wanted to make a statement. You know, whatever’s going to happen in the process of this album as you listen to it, allow it to be without judging it or making or having preconceived notions of what I sound like or what I’m going to do next.
And for folks who don’t know what I’m talking about, you know, there’s conversations you want the little people to have or to hear, and there’s some conversations that are not for them.
Jill Scott in South Africa
For one thing, there’s her mother to be concerned about. And then there’s the pain of Jill’s recent divorce from her husband of seven years and partner of 12, Lyzel Williams, to play on her mind. Most pressingly, there’s the completion of her album, The Real Thing, to think about. The speed with which Jill was cast in The No. A part series, based on the further adventures of Mma Ramotswe, will follow, probably later this year.
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Jill Scott born April 4,  is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. After a four-year hiatus from music, Scott released her fourth album, The Light of the Sun , in In , she released her fifth album, Woman. Scott was born on April 4, in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania. She recalls a happy childhood and was “very much a loved child”.
While working two jobs, she studied secondary education. She planned to become a high school English teacher. However, after three years of study and then serving as a teacher’s aide , Scott became disillusioned with a teaching career, and she dropped out of college. Scott began her performing career as a spoken word artist, appearing at live poetry readings to perform her work. She was eventually discovered by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of the Roots.
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Jill Scott during an interview on December , in Johannesburg, South Africa. Jill Scott in South Africa: News Photo Date created.
The tradition is believed to date back to the late s when African-American musicians who docked in Cape Town entertained sailors with song-and-dance sets and the carnival marks the one day off given to slaves during the days of the Cape Colony. Although still in relative infancy on the city’s events calendar, the Cape Town Carnival gets more and more popular each year. The Stadium Forecourt hosts band performances and stalls in the afternoon before the main Carnival parade kicks off at , culminating in a festive after party.
Around 34, music lovers flock to Cape Town to enjoy over 40 international and local artists performing over two days on five stages.. Concerts last all day and into the night, with queues forming for the bigger-name bands. Free concerts and other events are announced nearer the time. Past performers have included a former lead clown from circus troupe Cirque du Soleil, a jesting juggler and a highly acclaimed comedy pianist. The festival takes place on the beautiful grounds of Zandvlei in Muizenberg where the skies will be filled with kites from around the world, creating a visual extravaganza not to be missed.
Bring a kite, buy one, or just watch and admire. The festival is hosted by Cape Mental Health with proceeds going to supporting persons living with disabilities in communities in need. Under South Africa’s apartheid segregation system, 16 December was known as ‘Day of the Vow’, harking back to the vow the Voortrekkers made to God before a now infamous bloody battle with the Zulus. When the apartheid system was finally abolished in , 16 December remained as a public holiday throughout South Africa but was renamed as the Day of Reconciliation.
The day is now used to celebrate South Africa’s cultural diversity and national unity. Live music, street performers and a host of other entertainers add an extra-special buzz to the waterfront for the ever-popular New Year’s Eve Bash, one of the biggest New Year parties in the city which always attracts thousands of visitors.
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Singer Jill Scott flew back home to the US yesterday afternoon, after her When she finally arrived in South Africa on Friday afternoon, it was.
Grammy nominee Jill Scott has been hospitalized in Philadelphia with a lung infection, an illness that has forced her to miss the first few dates as the opening act on Sting’s tour. She was scheduled to perform at the kickoff of Sting’s tour on Saturday in Washington. Scott, 28, is expected to join the tour soon, Taylor said, but it’s unknown when she’ll be released from the hospital. Doctors expect her to make a full recovery. Just before the rock superstar’s concert with Billy Joel in Montreal, John surprised Stewart and a friend by offering them free, front-row tickets to the show.
Stewart, who is the first openly gay mayor elected in New York state, met John, who also is gay, at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center in during a ceremony honoring the musician. The mayor mentioned he’d be attending Thursday’s performance during a radio interview before the show. Former South African President Nelson Mandela, whose autobiography Long Walk to Freedom remains a bestseller, will write a follow-up on his time in office, his spokeswoman, Zelda la Grange, said Monday in Johannesburg.
Mandela, 82, has kept a hectic schedule since retiring as the country’s first black president in He now plans to scale back on his public life and write most of the book abroad. The book will focus on the events leading to South Africa’s all-race elections in and Mandela’s five years in office. Mandela has been doing preparatory work for the book and has now reached the stage where he will spend most of his time on the actual writing,” la Grange said.
When not writing, Mandela will continue his work as a mediator in Burundi’s civil war, in which about , people have been killed.
For one thing, there’s her mother to be concerned about. She is in the USA, 8, miles away from the film’s. And then there’s the pain of Jill’s recent divorce from her husband of seven years and partner of 12, Lyzel. Most pressingly, there’s the completion of her album, The Real Thing, to think about. The speed with which Jill was cast in The No.
1 Ladies’ Detective Agency: Season 1: Jill Scott: Movies & TV. Produced for the BBC/HBO and filmed in Africa, the first season eschews gunplay and Restricted; Studio: HBO Studios; DVD Release Date: September 8, S. Huckaby.
Please refresh the page and retry. She had just moved house and so an official letter from the Cabinet Office had not arrived with its intended recipient. It all meant that the voice of a Government official on the other end of the line was initially the cause for some concern. I was just in shock. More than half the honours this year have gone to women and, from the grass roots all the way up to the elite of British sport, the contributions of trailblazing women have been formally recognised.
She eventually retired aged 40 in , having won eight Serie A titles, a French title and four Italian Cups. S cott herself has played in England teams who have reached two World Cup semi-finals and a European Championship final during an international career that has spanned 13 years and caps. S cott has launched her own soccer school and, when she attended during this Christmas holiday, was thrilled to discover that there were 79 girls playing.
It was not nice to hear things said about you for just playing a sport. It did hurt at the time, but I still always wanted to go back the next week.
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While auditioning in her home city, this year-old from Southgate in Durban said she aspires to be a triple threat as a singer, actress and dancer. Okay so in my previous post people said I should release a single, who would you guys like to see me do it with. I mean who would yall want me to feature? I still have mad love for my people who have walked with me throughout my Idols journey.
The annual event is the highlight of South Africa’s jazz calendar, featuring both local and international jazz legends, as well as being a.
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I nside a remote dolomite cave in the South African plains, K. Lindsay Eaves Hunter begins a dangerous and difficult descent into utter darkness. Earlier that morning, Hunter arose at inside a military tent baked by the beating sun. The coolness of the cave now offers welcome relief, and she treads on bare feet in the chamber to avoid harming fossils and crushing the past into dust.
FOX Sports Radio Dean Perretta: Jill, can you talk about your proud association as Ambassador of Forever Living and, of course, the very positive impact of Forever Living? With that recognition there comes responsibility and I take becoming a brand ambassador for Forever Living very seriously. Forever Living offers a flexible business opportunity that is open to everyone irrespective of gender, age, or background.
Forever is that vehicle for so many, for those who are looking to make a few hundred pounds a month through retailing high quality aloe products, to those with ambitions to develop teams allowing them to walk away from jobs that are not satisfying or to have more flexibility and time with their families. I hope my own journey may inspire those who have taken the decision to start their own Forever Living business. Their drinking gel is I like their personal care products such as the toothgel and also their aloe based skincare.
Aloe is great for the skin. You also want to do a good job; be a good role model. Having faced my own challenges growing up, it resonates with me that there are so many people within Forever that are determined to succeed and fulfil their potential. It was a key driver for me and kept me going through the hard times.
I frequently faced challenges having to play in a boys team as a girl, it was the only way I could play.
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Jill Scott was born in , in Melbourne, Australia. Scott then travelled to the UK and Africa. Since , Scott has exhibited many video artworks, conceptual performances and interactive environments in USA, Japan, Australia and Europe.
in what has been named the Dinaledi Chamber, in the Rising Star cave system in South Africa. However, since the age of the fossils remains unclear, one of the next challenges will be to date the remains to Jill E Scott.
A new detective agency opens up near the Ladies. Grace investigates a beauty contest while Precious is trying to find Nandira Patel’s mystery boyfriend. See the gallery. Title: The No. After her father’s death, sensible and cheerful Mma Precious Ramotswe sells her inherited cattle and opens the country’s only female-owned detective agency. Grace Makutsi as her assistant.
Together they solve problems big and small with their wisdom, big hearts, and endless cups of red-bush tea. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe’s best friend, mechanic Mr. JLB Matekoni, hopes for a chance to win her heart Based on Alexander McCall Smith’s best-selling book series.