Jill Scott talked to Vibe.com about the success of Words & Sounds and explained her music saying, “It’s music. It’s writing. It’s experiences. It’s vulnerability. It’s honesty. It’s being a woman – an African-American woman. Being a daughter and a sister, and a grandchild, and a godmother. It’s life. It’s deeper than what I know. It’s bigger than what I can see. I guess it’s a dive into the human spirit.” The full article and video have since been removed from vibe.com.