Co-starred in the Showtime movie "Cavedweller" starring Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick
Began performing at a theater company in Philadelphia
Appeared in TV movie "Flint"
Appeared in a Canadian touring production of "Rent"
Made her TV debut in a recurring role on season four of UPN's "Girlfriends"
Released the studio album, <i>The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3</i>
Made feature-acting debut in "Hounddog" as Big Mama Thorton
Released a live album, <i>Experience: Jill Scott 826+</i>
Released second studio album, <i>Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2</i>
Was discovered by 'Quest Love' of the band The Roots, and collaborated with them to write the song "You Got Me"
Earned a Grammy nomination for the single "A Long Walk"
Played the leading role in the HBO series, "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency"
Published a compilation volume of her poems, <i>The Minutes, The Moments, The Hours</i>
Released her debut album, <i>Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol.1</i>
Known for such albums as "Who Is Jill Scott?: Words And Sounds Vol. 1" and "Beautifully Human: Words And Sounds Vol. 2"
Popular songs include "Golden" and "Fool's Gold".
Played DeeDee Brown in James Brown biopic "Get on Up"
Released her album <i>Woman</i>