Grammy Award-winning American singer Jill Scott turns 41 today. The soulful philadelphia native actress and poet has made a reputation for being a classic and provoking artist. Ms. Scott’s “Who Is Jill Scott? Words And Sounds Vol. 1” album went multi-platinum in 2000. Scott also grew up in North Philadelphia where she was raised by her mother and grandmother. Jill first started her career as a spoken word artist, where she appeared at live poetry readings to perform. She’s also known for making her first cinematic debut in Tyler Perry’s “Why did I Get Married? in 2007.