Eve Jihan Jeffers (born November 10, 1978), better known as Eve, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actress. She was the first winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002 for the song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani. In 2002 her album Scorpion was also nominated for Best Rap Album.
Career[change | change source]
Eve released her first album Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders' First Lady in 1999. It went straight to number one in the American album chart. It was the third album by a female rap artist to reach number one in the United States.
In 2001 Eve's second album Scorpion was released. It entered the American album chart at number four. Eve won Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at the Black Entertainment Awards.
In 2002 Eve's third album, Eve-Olution, was released. Two singles were released from the album. The first single "Gangsta Lovin" is a song sung with Alicia Keys. It reached number two in the American singles chart.
In 2003 Eve started acting in a sitcom called Eve. The show was stopped in 2006. There were 66 episodes.
Eve rapped on Gwen Stefani's 2004 single "Rich Girl". It reached number seven in the Billboard 100. She rapped on "Never", Keyshia Cole's first single, in 2005.
Eve was in the 2009 documentary Good Hair.
Discography[change | change source]
- Studio albums
- Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders' First Lady (1999)
- Scorpion (2001)
- Eve-Olution (2002)
- Lip Lock (2013)