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Jill Scott, will be honoured by Essence Magazine at its annual “Black Women In Music” event next year! The invitation only affair salutes the achievements of emerging and established artist and influencers and takes place on February 5th during the week of Grammy Awards.
In a statement, Editor in Chief Vanessa Deluca says “ Like many of the female artists who inspired her, Jill Scott has touched the collective soul of women across generations. Scott is thrilled saying “It will be 15 years in July that my first album came out and Essence has been there the entire time, I’m truly honored.”
The songstress will join the ranks of some fierce women in music, namely Mary J Blige, Kelly Rowland, Janelle Monae and music industry executive Sylvia Rhone to name a few. The Black Women in Music celebration will also be the official launch of Essence magazines 45the anniversary year-long celebration.
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