‘The Breakfast Club’: Jill Scott Names Elijah Blake One Of Her Favourite Artists

Published: Tuesday 24th Sep 2013 by David

For many, her contributions to music is immeasurable- standing tall as one of the few R&B acts to sustain a critical and commercial acclaim just as strong now as it was upon the release of her debut album 13 years ago.

We’re talking about Jill Scott of course, the genius behind the Grammy winning effort that is ‘Cross My Mind‘.

Now, during an interview with hit radio show ‘The Breakfast Club‘, the singer/songwriter has revealed the name of the new is occupying the most space in mind and soul.

Elijah Blake.

While forgetting his first name while singing his praises, Scott took to Twitter to confirm she was indeed reffering to Elijah with the message below…

Upon learning of her praise, the 23 year old star responded with:


To which Jill replied with:

Jill’s kind words come before the winter release of Blake’s second EP ‘Bijoux 23’, the follow up to 2012’s ‘Bijoux 22’ which featured the numbers, ‘XOX’, ‘Everything’ and the fan favourite ‘Vicky’s Secret’.

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  1. Lana the legend September 24, 2013

    Ok to bad hes a nobody.

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  2. Baduizm05 September 24, 2013

    Beautiful woman inside and out. Elijah is in good hands if she has taken a liking to him.

  3. Lovebird (Prism – 10.22.13) September 24, 2013

    Yyyyuuaaaaaassssss my man getting that recognition, and he doesn’t need surgery to look so hot yassss.

    Back off whores, he is already taken.

  4. LocoForAiko September 24, 2013

    I love him too Jilly.

    • Lovebird (Prism – 10.22.13) September 24, 2013

      You better love him as an artist, nothing more w****.

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  6. GrassRooted1978 September 24, 2013

    I truly believe Eli could be a real force in R&B if he puts his mind to it. From what I hear he’s shown a lot of potential and I love the mellowness of his sound. It has a unique calming quality.

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  8. MonaeMonaeMonae September 24, 2013

    Birds of a gifted feather.

  9. Brodie September 24, 2013

    Jill is the epitome of a WOMAN! I love that b****!!!! Oh, Elijah is cool too.

  10. MarinasDiamonds September 24, 2013

    What kind of glowing endorsement?

  11. Stephy Tha Lambily September 24, 2013

    Hate on me hater, Now or later, Cause i’m gonna do me, You’ll be mad baby! Go head & hate on me hater, I’m not afraid Of WHAT THE F*** YOU GOTTA SAY ABOUT ME! So gon’ head & HATE ON ME!!!!! YASSS JILL SCOTT

    Plays *He Loves Me*

  12. Mark111 September 24, 2013

    Love the her hair in the pic. Jill is a true queen.

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  14. mekaela September 25, 2013

    Leave this woman alone she is not a flop she is a good role model to black women every woman so dont come for miss jill scott give respect you little trolls on here

  15. Savannah September 25, 2013

    I’m ready for a new album Jill!

  16. cruz September 25, 2013

    Did nobody actually watch this? She couldn’t remember his name, someone said James Blake? and she said yea…JAMES Blake, not Elijah Blake.

    Did I miss somethin?

    C’mon people…

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