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Floetry - 100% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Before even having a record in the stores, the members of the UK-bred neo-soul duo Floetry, singers Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart, were already songwriting veterans, having penned songs for renowned figures such as Michael Jackson, Glenn Lewis, Bilal, and Jill Scott, among others. Ambrosius and Stewart first met as members of different London, England-based basketball te Read more

Ledisi - 97% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In addition to issuing her own recordings, contemporary soul and jazz singer Ledisi has appeared on albums by other artists, in addition to co-managing her own production/record company, LeSun. Ledisi was raised in Oakland, California, to a family rich in musical talent (her mother was a singer, her father a guitarist, and her subsequent stepfath Read more

Musiq Soulchild - 86% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Dwele - 79% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Andwele Gardner, Detroit, Michigan, USA. That this innovative nu soul artist’s full first name means ‘God has brought me’ in Swahili is frequently cited as fitting for a man considered as an outstanding talent. This may be overstating the case but, nevertheless, the former rapper’s juxtaposition of R&B, spoken word, jazz and the swagger of underground Read more

Teedra Moses - 79% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Angie Stone - 77% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Angela Laverne Brown, 30 January 1961, Columbia, South Carolina, USA. This gospel-trained soul singer endured a difficult childhood before moving to New York in her late teens. Reinventing herself as Angie B. she joined the mid-80s prototype female rap trio Sequence, a group who were too far ahead of their time to break into the male-dominated hip-hop market. Subsequent gigs Read more

Anthony Hamilton - 76% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 January 1971, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Soul vocalist Hamilton was raised in Charlotte, and began singing as a member of his local church choir before graduating to the city’s nightclub circuit. He relocated to New York City in 1993 and signed a recording contract with Uptown Records, but plans to release his completed debut album fell through when the label fo Read more

Vivian Green - 75% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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1979, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This versatile singer benefited from the rise in popularity of the neo-soul movement around the new millennium, releasing her debut album in 2002. Green developed an early appreciation of music through her mother, who would often sing songs to her. At the age of eight, Green began playing piano, and within a span of five years, began wr Read more

Raheem DeVaughn - 73% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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New Jersey, USA. This R&B vocalist is the son of noted jazz cellist Abdul Wadud, and naturally his early years were spent in a musical environment. Raised in Maryland, DeVaughn began singing in a vocal group at college and before long was devoting all his energies to making music his career. He formed the Urban Ave 31 project with vocalist Tennyson Richards and producer Read more

Chrisette Michele - 72% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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Chrisette Michele Payne, 22 December 1982, Long Island, New York, USA. R&B singer Michele was brought up in a strict Christian family; her father was a deacon, and she sang with gospel choirs in her teens. She made her mark on the US music scene as a session vocalist, and in 2006 appeared on major releases by Jay-Z (‘Lost One’) and Nas (‘Can’t Forget Read more

Erykah Badu - 70% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Erica Abi Wright, 26 February 1971, Dallas, Texas, USA. This uncompromising R&B performer has made rapid progress in her brief career to date. Initially signed to Kedar Entertainment, Badu effortlessly repeated the label’s blueprint for success that propelled D’Angelo to international stardom in the late 90s. Her 1997 debut album, Baduizm, was largely self-writ Read more

Lalah Hathaway - 68% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Bilal - 67% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Bilal Sayeed Oliver, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This talented R&B singer-songwriter and keyboard player received formal training in voice and jazz and big band arrangements at the Mannes Music Conservatory in New York. Back in Philadelphia he was encouraged to become a recording artist by brothers Fa and Damu Mtume, founders of the Moyo Entertainment label. Relocat Read more

India.Arie - 67% match to Jill Scott

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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India Arie Simpson, 3 October 1975, Denver, Colorado, USA. This Atlanta, Georgia, USA-based singer-songwriter made an immediate impact on the neo-soul scene with the release of her debut Acoustic Soul in March 2001. Her parents named her India in honour of Mahatma Gandhi, with her mother adding Arie (Hebrew for ‘lion’). The singer later added the web-style dot to g Read more

Marsha Ambrosius - 65% match to Jill Scott

Genres: R&B / Soul
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