Jill Scott reflects on how her family, childhood & Philadelphia shaped her music [Video]

Jill Scott‘s Light Of The Sunday’s promo series in partnership with Essence continues The Light of the Sunday’s continues with part three, in which the Philadelphia representing poetic soulstress talks about her musical influences, which stem from pop, jazz and soul concerts and theatre productions her mother took her to as a child, and reflecting on how her family, hometown and the era she grew up in have shaped her writing and artistry.

Jill Scott’s new album, The Light Of The Sun, is due for release on June 27.