Jill Scott

  • Music

    March 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Questlove of The Roots Is So Much Better at Instagram Than You

    Of all the stupid things we do with our phones, Instagram might be the worst. Not only has the app falsely convinced us all we're professional photographers, but it's done something even worse: It's encouraged our worst vainglorious tendencies. No one is Amaro-toning his or her real life. There are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Doing the Robot: Nine Great Songs to Ring in the Robot Revolution

    Robots: friend or foe?​One of our favorite weirdo acts is Captured! By Robots, and the gang of automatons and their human slave JBOT are back in town tonight at the Rhythm Room. In honor of their inevitable rise, we thought we'd try to appease the cold and heartless droid rage by demonstrating how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Nayo Jones: You Asked For It

    ​Nayo Jones My Name Is Nayo Soul (PowerMove Records) Grade: C Critics have been commenting on the death of R&B for a few years now, to the point it's almost universally accepted that the genre is artistically bankrupt, with few if any quality acts still practicing the time-honored craft of m ... More >>

  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Get Down With Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Party

  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    Jill Scott

    Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2
    (Hidden Beach/Epic)

  • Culture

    August 14, 2003

    Rock Jaw

    Dr. Kelly Cook is the king of rock 'n' roll dentistry

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Les Nubians

    One Step Forward (OmTown/Higher Octave)

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    Here Comes the Judge

    Letters from the week of January 30, 2003

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Erykah Badu

    The soul/hip-hop chanteuse returns on the strength of her recent hit single

  • Music

    January 2, 2003


    Electric Circus

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Deep Black

    Listeners had to travel far beyond mainstream to find sublime black music in 2002

  • Culture

    October 31, 2002

    In This Corner...

    For David Hans Schmidt, there's no business like ho business

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Darius Rucker

    Back to Then (Hidden Beach)

  • Music

    August 22, 2002

    DJ Jazzy Jeff

    The Magnificent (BBE)

  • News

    January 3, 2002

    Top 10 Live Shows of 2001

    If you missed these star turns, you really missed something

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Macy Gray

    The ID (Epic)

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Post-Court Retort

    Former beauty queen Jill Scott