She began her career as a poet
David O'Donnell 2009
She began her career as a poet but it wasn’t until ?uestlove from the hip hop group The Roots saw her performing that musical success came.
She subsequently co-wrote the Grammy award winning You Got Me for the Roots in 1999.
In 2000 she released her debut offering Who Is Jill Scott? to worldwide critical acclaim.
Stand out tracks on the album include Getting In The Way and the beautiful ode to her ex husband He Loves Me (Lyzel In E Flat).