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The Roots release their fifth album ‘Phrenology’ recorded with Cody Chesnutt, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott (2002)

The Roots' 'Phrenology' is their fifth studio album featuring Cody ChesnuTT, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott and released on November 26, 2002 by Mca, Geffen.1 . The Seed (w/ Cody Chesnutt, Official Video) 2 . Thought ("Work Live On The 2$ Bill") 3 . The Seed (Glastonbury) 4 . Break You Off (w/ Musiq, On "Conan," 2002) 5 . Break You Off (w/ Musiq) 6 . Water (Live) 7 . Quills…

Robert Glasper releases his sixth studio album ‘Black Radio 2’ featuring Common, Brandy, Jill Scott and Faith Evans among other guests (2013)

Robert Glasper's 'Black Radio 2' is his sixth studio album recorded with the Robert Glasper Experiment and released on October 29, 2013 by Blue Note.1 . I Stand Alone (w/ Common & Patrick Stump) 2 . (w/ Martin Luther) 3 . Calls (Live, w/ Algebra) 4 . (NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert) 5 . (Full Performance On KEXP) 6 . (Black Radio 2 EPK) 7 . I Stand Alone (Lyric Video) 8 . Let It Ride…

Jill Scott releases her third album : ‘The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3’ (2007)

Jill Scott's 'The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3' is her third studio album released on September 25, 2007 by Hidden Beach.1 . Live!!! 2 . The Real Thing (Live) 3 . Hate On Me (The Nobel Peace Prize Concert, 2011) 4 . Hate On Me (The House Of Blues) 5 . Hate On Me (Live) 6 . Crown Royal (The House Of Blues) 7 . Epiphany (Somerset House, 10th July 2012) 8 . My Love (The House Of Blues) 9 .…

Jill Scott releases her second album : ‘Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2’ (2004)

Jill Scott's 'Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2' is her second studio album released on August 31, 2004 by Hidden Beach.1 . A Long Walk / Golden (Live 2 . Running Across My Mind (Atlantic City, NJ 3 . Whatever (Live In Paris 4 . Rasool (Live In Paris 5 . My Petition (Live In Paris Track listing : 1.Warm Up (Jill Scott, James Poyser) – 1:20 . 2.I'm Not Afraid (Jill Scott, Omari…

Jill Scott releases her sixth album : ‘Woman’ (2015)

Jill Scott.'s 'Woman' is her sixth albumreleased on July 24, 2015 by Blues Babe1 . You Don't Know (Official Video) 2 . A Long Walk/It's Love (Live) 3 . SJ 4 . You Don't Know Nothing About Love ("STL", w/ The Pipes) Track Listing : 1.Wild Cookie (Jill Scott, Warryn Campbell) - 01:49 . 2.Prepared (Jill Scott, Andre Harris, Sir Darryl Farris) - 05:18 . 3.Run Run Run (Aaron Pearce, Harold Lilly,…

Hidden Beach Records publish ‘Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1,’ her debut album (2000)

'Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1' is her debut album released on July 18, 2000 by Hidden Beach.1 . Gettin In The Way 2 . Gettin' in the Way (Live) 3 . A Long Walk / Golden (Live) 4 . He Loves Me (Live, 2001) 5 . The Way / Whenever You're Around (Live) 6 . Love Rain (Live) Track Listing : 1.Jilltro (Andre Harris, Darren Henson) - 01:03 . 2.Do You Remember (Jill Scottandre Harris) -…

Jill Scott releases her fourth album : ‘The Light of the Sun’ (2011)

Jill Scott's 'The Light of the Sun' is the fourth (her first release after a four-year hiatus) studio album released on June 21, 2011 by Blue Babe.1 . Blessed (Official Video) 2 . Blessed (Live Performance) 3 . So In Love (w/ Anthony Hamilton, Official Video) 4 . So In Love (46th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival 2013) 5 . Shame (w/ Eve & The A Group) 6 . So Gone (What My Mind Says) (w/ Paul…

Happy Birthday Jill Scott. ‘Happy 40 something Jill’

This day (April 4, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Jill Scott, an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Do You Remember / Is It The Way (2020) . ONE Musicfest (2018) . Run Run Run (2016) . You Don't Know (2015) . Rock Steady (Live 2014) . The Way (2012) . The Fact Is (I Need You) 2012 . w/ Eve & The A Group - Shame (2011) . Hear My Call (2011) . Hate On Me (2007) .…

This week In Soul Artists 39/52

Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Toni Braxton, Bettye LaVette, Angie Stone, Jill Scott, Candi Staton, Patrice Rushen, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick, George Benson, Lil Wayne

This week In Soul Artists 30/52

Earth Wind and Fire, Zapp, Teddy Pendergrass, Solomon Burke, Macy Gray, James Brown, Mary Wilson, Jill Scott, Terence Trent D'Arby, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Fresh Prince, The Roots, Rachelle Ferrell

This week In Soul Artists 29/52

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo Warriors

This week In Singing Ladies 29/52

Joss Stone, Caro Emerald, Bria Skonberg, Esperanza Spalding, Jill Scott, Melody Gardot, Andrea Corr, Sade Adu, Paloma Faith, Janis Joplin, Céline Dion, Dolores O'Riordan

This week In Soul Artists 25/52

Bobby Blue Bland, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, Jill Scott, The Roots, Wyclef Jean, Beyoncé, Trombone Shorty, Orleans Avenue, Bobby Brown, The Neville Brothers, Clarence Clemons, Billy Preston

This week In Singing Ladies 25/52

Judy Garland, Janis Joplin, Roberta Flack, Jill Scott, Lana Del Rey, Mavis Staples, Ann Wilson, Syreeta Wright, Cyndi Lauper, Beyoncé, Diana Ross, Amy Winehouse

Singing Al Green

Jennifer Hudson, UB40, Stan Taylor, Hunter, Ryan Lerman, Malted Milk, Toni Green, Morgan James, Jill Scott, Harold Green, The Ones, Carl Lewis , William A. Yarbrough, Saphie Wells, Alex Delgado, The Soul Collective, Acantha Lang

This week In Singing Ladies 14/52

Agnetha Fältskog, Sheryl Crow, Beth Hart, Jill Scott, Cassandra Wilson, Julie Andrews, Brandi Carlile, Cesária Evora, Céline Dion, Joan Baez &Judy Collins, Sarah Vaughan, Dolly Parton Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris

This week In Soul Artists 14/52

En Vogue, Jill Scott, Faith Evans, Al Green, Donny Hathaway, Gregory Porter, Sarah Vaughan, Ziggy Marley, Rick James, The Temptations, James Brown, Tina Turner, Marvin Gaye

Concord publish ‘Givin’ It Up’ by Al Jarreau and George Benson (2006)

'Givin' It Up' by Al Jarreau & George Benson is their first collaboration album, released on October 24, 2006 by Concord.1 . Givin' It Up (EPK) 2 . Summer Breeze (Live) Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau) - 05:40 . 2.Mornin' (Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon) - 05:02 . 3.'Long Come Tutu (Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau) - 06:37 . 4.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday,…

Lupe Fiasco releases his debut album : ‘Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor’ (2006)

Lupe Fiasco's 'Food & Liquor' is his debut studio album released on September 19, 2006 by 1st & 15th Entertainment / Atlantic Records1 . It Just Might Be Okay 2 . Kick, Push (Official Video) 3 . Kick Push (Chicago) 4 . I Gotcha (Official Video) 5 . I Gotcha (w/ Robert Glasper Experiment) 6 . The Instrumental (Aol Sessions) 7 . Sunshine ("AOL Sessions") 8 . Daydreamin' (w/ Jill Scott,…

Kanye West release ‘Yeezus’ his sixth album featuring ‘Black Skinhead’ and ‘Bound 2’ (2013)

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' is his sixth studio album featuring 'Black Skinhead' and 'Bound 2' and released on June 18, 2013 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella Records. 1 . BLKKK SKKKN HEAD 2 . Black Skinhead (on SNL) 3 . Kanye Explaining "I Am A God" from Yeezus 4 . New Slaves (on SNL) 5 . New Slaves (w/ Charlie Wilson, Later Archive) 6 . Flashing Lights (w/ Dwele) 7 . Blood On The Leaves (Later... with Jools…

J Records publish Alicia Keys’ debut album : ‘Songs in A Minor’ featuring ‘Fallin” (2001)

Alicia Keys' 'Songs in A Minor' is her debut studio album (featuring only one song 'Jane Doe' in the key of A minor) released on June 5, 2001 by J Records .1 . Girlfriend (2002 NBA All Star Weekend) 2 . How Come You Don't Call Me (Later With Jools Holland) 3 . How Come You Don't Call Me (Official HD Video) 4 . Fallin' (Official HD Video) 5 . Fallin (Manchester Cathedral) 6 . Troubles (Live) 7 .…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 14/52

Lenny Kravitz, INXS, Garbage, Massive Attack, David Bowie, Radiohead, The Offspring, En Vogue, Lou Reed, Bruce Springsteen, Maxwell, The Roots, Jill Scott They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lenny Kravitz . Always On The Run Lifted from : Lenny Kravitz releases 'Mama…

MCA publish Common’s fourth album : ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ featuring ‘The Light’ (2000)

Common's 'Like Water for Chocolate' is his fourth studio album featuring 'The Light' and released on March 28, 2000 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Time Travelin' (Lonnie Lynn, Michael Archer, James Poyser, James Yancey) - 06:37 . 2.Heat (Lonnie Lynn) - 03:41 . 3.Cold Blooded (Lonnie Lynn, Ahmir Thompson, Michael Archer, Rahzel Brown, Tariq Trotter, Kelo Saunders) - 04:58 . 4.Dooinit (Lonnie Lynn, James…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has played guitar or sang with . myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them. . They are . Rachelle Ferrell . Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count Basie Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

The Roots release ‘Things Fall Apart’ with Erykah Badu & Common among other guests (1999)

The Roots' 'Things Fall Apart' is their fourth studio album released on February 23, 1999 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Act Won (Things Fall Apart) (Ahmir Thompson, Spike Lee) - 00:54 . 2.Table Of Contents (Parts 1 & 2) (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq Trotter, Kamal Gray, Rahzel M. Brown, Karl Jenkins, Kyle Jones, Leonard Hubbard, Smart Abdul-Basset) - 03:37 . 3.The Next Movement (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq…

Concord publish Sérgio Mendes’ ‘Timeless,’ a collaborative album produced by will.i.am (2006)

Sérgio Mendes' 'Timeless' is a collaborative album produced by will.i.am released on February 13, 2006 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben) - 04:22 . 2.That Heat (Will Adams, Norman Gimbel, Henry Mancini) - 04:13 . 3.Berimbau/Consolacao (Vinícius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:22 . 4.The Frog (João Donato) - 03:50 . 5.Let Me (Norman Gimbel, Baden Powell) - 04:14 . 6.Bananeira…

As we wish The Roots drummer Questlove a Happy Birthday, the day has come to do a ‘The Roots At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Ahmir Khalib Thompson a.k.a. Questlove, drummer & producer a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : The Roots CREDITSPhoto : Jason MelcherAudio : The Seed (2.0) . You Got Me . Guns Are Drawn . The Next Movement . What They Do . Don't Say Nuthin' . Double Trouble . Becoming Unwritten . Break You Off . 100% Dundee . Video : You Got Me (w/ Erykah…

Happy Birthday John Legend

December 28, 1978 - John Roger Stephens as known as John Legend, American singer and songwriter is 42. Happy Birthday SirReleased on December 28, 2004, "Get Lifted" is the debut studio album by John Legend. >>Released on October 24, 2006, "Once Again" is the second studio album by John Legend with Kanye West, will.i.am, Raphael Saadiq, etc. >> <img…

This week In ‘2000s Throwback’ 48/52

Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, The Roots, Alicia Keys, Randy Newman, John Goodman, 50 Cent, Avril Lavigne, Robbie Williams, The Avalanches, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Noel Gallagher

This week In Soul Artists 48/52

Teddy Pendergrass, The Temptations, The Chambers Brothers, The Roots, John Legend, Gallant, Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Luther Vandross, Alicia Keys, Parliament, Erykah Badu, Soul II Soul, Queen Latifah

Last week In Visual Artists 11

James Rizzi, Anthony Mandler, Ellen von Unwerth, Jay Blakesberg, Michael Spencer Jones, Rene Francois Magritte, Kwaku Alston, Steven Gomillion, Terence Donovan, Todd Gray, Pete Turner, Young & Sick. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 220 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Rizzi - My New York City (by…

Jazzin’Around Blue Rondo

Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck's composition '(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue that you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'Dave Brubeck'. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto featuring Zoot Sims, Dexter Gordon, Bessie Smith and many more.