Jill Scott Presents: J.ill the Podcast

Jill Scott Presents: J.ill the Podcast

Jill Scott, Laiya St.Clair, and Aja Graydon-Dantzler are music and entertainment icons, but they’re also experts in the art of no-holds-barred conversations. Jill Scott Presents: J.ill the Podcast is like chilling with that friend who says what everyone wants to say but is too afraid to – times three. Expect unfiltered talk about relationships, health, art, and everything else that comes with surviving and thriving as a Black woman in the world

Episodes

July 19, 2023 61 mins

Jill, Aja, and Laiya close out the season with a conversation on changes.

“All that you change changes you. The only lasting truth is change. God is change.”
-Octavia Butler

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In this week’s episode Jill, Aja, and Laiya talk to genealogist Brian Sheffey and Donya Williams. They breakdown what’s really hidden in our spit as diasporic Black people. To get a deeper understanding of your own lineage check out the links below to their books, TV show, and genealogy services.


YouTube channel: https://m.youtube.com/@GenealogyAdventures

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/genealogyadventuresusa?mibextid=ZbWK...

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July 5, 2023 40 mins

In this episode Jill, Aja, and Laiya welcome superfan Royce Hall. They discuss the importance of creating safe spaces for all Black people and the joy of showing up as your authentic self. For more on Royce check out the links below. Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode!


https://linktr.ee/Royce.Hall

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPIwjSc8qOU 

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June 28, 2023 56 mins

In this episode, Jill, Aja, and Laiya talk about the experience of perimenopause. To learn more about connecting the physical and spiritual process check out this article from Veracityselfcare.com https://veracityselfcare.com/knowledge/body/menopause-goddess-phase

For more info on how to treat symptoms check out this article from Menopause.com https://www.menopause.org/for-women/menopauseflashes/menopause-symptoms-and-treatments/m...

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June 21, 2023 63 mins

In this episode Jill, Aja, and Laiya interview the founders of Black Girls Film Camp, Jimmeka Anderson and Sierra Davis. Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode!

Visit the website: https://www.blackgirlsfilmcamp.com/ 

 

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June 14, 2023 48 mins

In this episode Jill, Aja, and Laiya talk to British-Nigerian stand-up comedian, producer and creator/showrunner about her journey as a comedian, living all your dreams, and being boldly yourself. Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode!

For tickets to Gina’s Show: https://www.ginayashere.com/shows
Gina’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/ginayashere/

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June 7, 2023 60 mins

In this episode, Jill, Aja, and Laiya catch each other up on their adventures during the break.  Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode! 

For tickets to Jill’s concert: https://www.missjillscott.com/

How to Plan Pilgrimage: https://www.asacredjourney.net/planning-pilgrimage/

Menopause 101: https://www.menopause.org/for-women/menopauseflashes/menopause-symptoms-and-treatments/menopause-101-a...

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April 26, 2023 73 mins

One of Questlove and Team Supreme's most anticipated interviews, Jill Scott, is finally here! Her relationship with The Roots introduced her to the world through a Grammy award winning song called, “You Got Me”. Hear the story of how a talented girl from North Philly joined forces with some of Philly’s finest to stake her claim in this world of soul music and take it far beyond expectations into the lands of television and film.

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April 19, 2023 79 mins

Check out Jill's interview on Questlove Supreme. One of Questlove and Team Supreme's most anticipated interviews, Jill Scott, is finally here! Her relationship with The Roots introduced her to the world through a Grammy award winning song called, “You Got Me”. Hear the story of how a talented girl from North Philly joined forces with some of Philly’s finest to stake her claim in this world of soul music and take it far beyond expec...

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April 12, 2023 66 mins

In this episode Jill, Aja, and Laiya discuss their summer adventures. Jill shares and epic trip she took with her son Jett for his 13th birthday, a BroMitzfa. Epic trips require epic planning, here’s a resource for getting a quick jumpstart on starting your vacation fund. https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/banking/best-money-saving-apps

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April 5, 2023 54 mins

In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja talk to Aja’s teenage daughter Lana to understand what it’s like to be a teenager in this day and time and how the need to be supported. Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode!

Lana recommends we all watch “Who We Are” on Amazon Prime as homework. You can find the show at the link below.
https://www.amazon.com/Who-We-Are-Aviv-Cohen/dp/B07K8WDZPK

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March 29, 2023 53 mins

In this Episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja talk about the role and impact their fathers had on their lives. 

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March 22, 2023 52 mins

In this episode Jill and Aja talk to Laiya about her physical and spiritual journey with fibroids post removal. Fibroids affect 8 out 20 Black women in the United States. For more information on the bill Vice President Kamala Harris introduced to fund fibroid research check out this article from Essence Magazine:

https://www.essence.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/kamala-harris-fibroid-bill/


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March 15, 2023 57 mins

In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja reflect on what makes an impactful social justice movement. To dive deeper into what it takes to get a community organized check out the two articles below.

How to get organized: https://www.brightest.io/community-organizing

How to support social movements: https://mashable.com/article/social-justice-get-involved

 

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March 8, 2023 65 mins

In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja talk to Ruth King about rage: what to do with it, how to use it, and how to transform it. For more resources from Ruth check out the links below.

Website:

https://ruthking.net/

Free Webinar: Let’s Talk About Race: What to do with emotional distress:

https://ruthking.net/free-webinar/

Rage Study Course:  Healing Rage: Guidance that educates the heart and transforms the mind:

https://...

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March 1, 2023 61 mins

In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja talk to the Legendary artist Stephanie Mills about her career, and how she feels about the state of the music industry. Catch her on tour this year link below.

https://www.ticketmaster.com/stephanie-mills-tickets/artist/735658 

 

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In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja talk to F.D. Signifier a content creator who focuses on media, music, and subculture analysis. You can find his content on social media, YouTube, and Patreon. They dive into everything from the world of content creators, the manosphere, and how our algorithm works.

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FDSignifire
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fdsignifier/?hl=en
Tik Tok: https:/...

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February 15, 2023 64 mins

In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja dig talk to “The Poly Couple Next Door” Mikki Bey and Raheem Ali about their marriage shifting from monogamy to polyamory. They’re candid about their struggles and why polyamory was the best option for their family.

Follow them on Instagram @thepolycouplenextdoor

To book a coaching call with Mikki start here https://calendly.com/getmikkibey

To book a coaching call with Raheem start here http...

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February 8, 2023 60 mins

In this episode Jill, Laiya, and Aja dig into the heart of what it means to build generational wealth with attorney Jennifer Norton. Jennifer walks us through the ABC’s of estate planning. Spoiler alert: estate planning is for everyone. Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode!

Estate Planning Document:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16PqnvKLK8DCmRIJaSceyIxuQwwXdbHwp/view?usp=share_link

How t...

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February 1, 2023 59 mins

In this episode Jill, Aja, and Laiya discusses what it’s like to be a black tourist in a Black country. What are the boundaries we have to uphold and respect as people of different diasporic cultures? They also dive into what it means to be a black gentrifier. To dive deeper into these topics, check out the links below. Call 866-HEY-JILL and leave us a message with your comments on this episode!

https://travelnoire.com/respe...

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