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Jill Scott

Born in 1972 in North Philadelphia, Jill Scott grew up in the ghetto with her mom and grandmother. A deeply loved and gifted child, she learned to talk at only eight months and was reading by age four. Always the center of attention, her principal in elementary school described her as a little butterfly.

After running from Jill's abusive stepfather, mother and child moved in with Jill's grandmother, with whom she had a very close bond. After a rough but memorable childhood, Scott attended Temple University, studying secondary education. She was planning on becoming a high-school English teacher.

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Albums

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Live At House of Blues
Passion Jazz
2011
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Beautifully Human...
Passion Jazz
2004
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Beautifully Human:...
Passion Jazz
2004
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Golden (Smitty Remix)
Passion Jazz
2004
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Beautifully Human -...
Passion Jazz
2004
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Gimme
Passion Jazz
2002
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