It is no surprise that Eve is standing near her "dream closet" when she talks to us about her new album, "Scorpion. Like Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown, she has become a muse for designers such as Karl Lagerfeld and Daryl K, who want to infuse street style into their lines. Favoring traditional labels like Chanel, Gucci and Fendi, Eve opines that she and other hip-hop artists are bringing a new sensibility to couture.
Rapper-turned-actress Eve celebrated the release of her new album, Lip Lockat the Monika Chiang flagship store in Soho last night, where notable guests like Jamie Chung and Estelle were roaming among the downtown threads and accessories. Eve has been busy in Hollywood for the past 10 years, appearing in Barbershop and its sequel, roller-derby flick Whip Itand guest starring on Glee. But she's returning to her hip-hop roots with a new album Lip Lockout May
A self-proclaimed "pitbull in a skirt" — an epithet better suited to her tomboyish early years than now — Eve was barely out of her teens when she had her first No. By she had two more hit albums and won a Grammy — her sound and colorful personal style bridging the gap between the feminist Queen Latifah and the more overtly sexual Lil' Kim. Eve's music career has since been sporadic, although she has enjoyed success as an actress, most notably in the Barbershop comedy films.
Thematically, carnality is one of the most enduring traditions in rap—and, at present, no one does it quite like Megan Thee Stallion. From frolicking in bubbles to twerking in latex, the Houston rapper leaves little to the imagination, while her lyricism remains as lusty as the artist herself. Through music, each manages to showcase unabashed braggadocio while magnifying their sexual agency.
The rapper crashed her Maserati into a cement divider on Hollywood Boulevard. The rapper real name: Eve Jihan Jeffers28, is also charged with driving with an alcohol level on or above. After her arrest, she submitted to a breath test that showed an alcohol level above the legal limit, according to police.
F unmi Ohiosumah is doubled over laughing, looking at a shot of the red leather high-heeled boots it was suggested she wear for a recent photoshoot. It was not me. Girl, I am not wearing those! Ohiosumah christened herself Flohio as a teenager, searching for both the perfect MSN handle and a name for her musical project.
By Braden Keil. The pint-sized provocateur is already facing a lawsuit by Wells, and a day jail sentence pending his appeal of the pitcher-punching conviction. At some point, the victim and another female friend left the room and went to sleep in one of the bedrooms at the house.
As rappers like Megan Thee Stallion and Queen Key continue to grow devoted fan bases with lyrics about "riding to the tip" and projects named Eat My Pussy and Eat My Pussy Again respectively, they maintain a long lineage of bold Black women bringing their sexual desires to the forefront of cultural moments. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this boldness has been met with many misogynistic takes in every day social media discussion. Search the terms "women rapper" or "female rap" on Twitter and, looking past the stan culture, you'll find an assortment of disparaging tweets disguised as 'hot takes,' unjustly comparing women to their peers and predecessors and perpetuating the idea that women rappers should tone down their sensuality.