Apr
05

Audio: New Music From Jill Scott “Lovely Day” & “Shame”

posted on April 5th 2011 in afromentals & Afronistas & Music with 4 Comments

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Jill covers the Bill Withers classic “Lovely Day”  from the upcoming release “Just Before Dawn: Jill Scott From the Vault, Vol. 1.”

+ Jill flips Special Ed’s classic “I’m the Magnificent” on “Shame” feat. Eve. from her new album “Light of the Sun” coming this summer distro. thru Warner Bros.

It’s a lovely day indeed!

Greg "Cognito" Barr first entered the hip hop world as a dancer during the early 1990s in the DC metro area. Later his love for hip hop brought him to Atlanta, GA where he formed the underground group massinfluence. With massinfluence, the relationships within the music industry grew both here in the US and abroad during their many European tours with the likes of the Company Flow, Beat Junkies, Jurassic 5, De La Soul, Blackstar and many others. Also during these years is when Cognito, also known as "Nito", put his mark in hip hop iconography by introducing his line of t-shirts "Nonstop Hip Hop" which was featured in classic video by De La Soul and Jeru the Damaja. Over the past 10 years, Nito has captured classic footage of some of hip hops greatest, including Jay Z, Mos Def, The Gorillaz, Nikka Costa, MF DOOM, De La Soul, Pharoahe Monch and The Roots. Recently, Cognito shot and compiled 4 years of concert and behind the scenes footage of Talib Kweli for a still to be released documentary.

currently there's 4 comment(s)

  • MoZaic

    commented on April 5, 2011 at 3:05 pm

    You just gotta love Jolly from Philly she’s a vocal wonder

  • MoZaic

    commented on April 5, 2011 at 3:06 pm

    Correction I meant Jilly from Philly

  • Dawn

    commented on April 5, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    Love Love Love. Can’t wait for more.

  • Ms. XF

    commented on December 9, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    Love this song! Jill Scott has put her mark on this classic tone!

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