Eve was born in Philadelphia , the daughter of Julie Wilcher, a publishing company supervisor and Jerry Jeffers, a chemical plant supervisor. At the age of 18, she worked as a stripper until rapper Mase convinced her to stop stripping. I did it for about a month, and I was glad I did it. It helped me find Eve, helped me get serious. It was depressing — a lot of those girls have three or four kids. I'd sit there and be like, 'Eve, you don't belong here, this is not your world.
For the Record …. While many women in the male dominated world of rap and hip-hop often opt to sell records by using blatant sexuality, rapper Eve has chosen to compete on her own terms. Eve Jihan Jeffers was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , c. They lived in the Mill Creek housing projects until Eve was 14 years old, then moved to a better neighborhood. Eve regularly saw her father when she was younger, but he eventually drifted out of her life. She performed in Philadelphia talent shows with an all-girl singing group called D.
Eve Reveals Plans For A New Clothing Line, Plus Her Style Evolution (PHOTOS)
But she went through a rough ride in the business, introducing the collection with the Los Angeles-based Innovo Group, where she experienced production and delivery problems, and then switching to Marc Ecko Enterprises in Shortly after Eve entered a partnership with Ecko, the brand was shelved with promises to relaunch later. She said it was going to require much convincing for her to sign with a new partner. Earlier this year, that partner came along. One major thing Eve stressed in her meetings with Laurita was that she wanted the product to be upgraded with better fabrics, modern styling and more fashionable pieces.
It's been a while since we've heard much from the "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" rapper, so it was a treat to see her moving the crowd with her impressive list of hits. That's exciting, but we really wanted to know what's up with her defunct clothing line, Fetish By Eve. We caught up with Ms. E-V-E after her EMF performance to chat about her killer personal style and whether she plans on bringing back Fetish for the third time. The dress is by a company called Ashish , which I'm obsessed with.