Category:Songs written by Eve (rapper)
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The following 12 pages are in this category, out of 12 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 12 pages are in this category, out of 12 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Eve (rapper) – Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper is an American rapper and actress from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also the winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002, for the song Let Me Blow Ya Mind. Eve was number 48 on VH1s 50 Greatest Women of the Video Era list and she has also achieved success in fashion, with her clothing line, Fetish. Eve was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Julie Wilch, a publishing company supervisor, and Jerry Jeffers, a chemical plant supervisor. She adopted the name Gangsta in high school as part of a group called EDGP During her early years in Philadelphia. Eves first musical interest was singing and she sang in many choirs and even formed an all-female singing group with a manager. This group covered songs from En Vogue and Color Me Badd, the groups manager suggested that the group should rap after seeing ABC, and Eve stuck with it. She then went on to form a rapping group, after the group split, Eve began working on a solo career under the name Eve of Destruction. Eve has lived in Los Angeles, New York City, in 1999, she was featured on Princes album Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic, and she was to co-star on the eventually cancelled Hot Wit U single from that same album. Eve is featured on the song You Got Me by The Roots, the song won a Grammy Award in 2000, which should have been Eves first. She stated on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in 2009 that she did not receive a Grammy for the track, questlove, from The Roots, had brought his Grammy to the show that night and showed shes not even credited on the award plaque. She also provided vocals on the song Aint Sayin Nothin New from the same album. In the albums notes, she is referred to as Eve of Destruction. Eve first appeared on the Bulworth soundtrack as Eve of Destruction while signed to Dr. Dres Aftermath Entertainment, Billboard Hot 100 peaking at 29. Her 1999 debut, Let There Be Eve, two singles were released from the album, Gotta Man and Love Is Blind featuring Faith Evans. The first one peaked at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100, in November 1999, Eve featured on Missy Elliotts single Hot Boyz along with Nas, Lil Mo and Q-Tip. The song became a hit, spending 18 weeks at one on the Hot Rap Singles from November 16,1999 to March 7,2000. The follow-up to Ruff Ryders First Lady, Scorpion, was released in 2001 and its first single, Whos That Girl guaranteed the rapper first international success
2. 4 My People – 4 My People is a song by American recording artist Missy Misdemeanor Elliott. It was written by Elliott, Timbaland, Eve Jeffers, Nisan Stewart, Craig Brockman, so Addictive, featuring production by Nisan and D-Man. The song also peaked at eight in Denmark, and within the top forty of the charts in Germany, Switzerland, France. A music video for the single was released on March 9,2002, the Basement Jaxx remix has been voted as one of 1001 Best Songs Ever by Q. There was a music video that was released as the remaining half of the video for Take Away. The short video features Elliott dancing with a big American crowd in honor of the victims of the 9/11 attacks,2001 in music Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
3. Girlfriend/Boyfriend – Girlfriend/Boyfriend is a song by American R&B group Blackstreet. It was released in May 1999 as the second and final single from their third album Finally, janet Jackson is also featured in the song as well as rappers Eve and Ja Rule. The song is co-written by R&B singer and Ja Rules former associate Cynthia Lil Mo Loving and it was a minor hit in the United States and achieved moderate success in some other countries. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
4. Hot Boyz (song) – Hot Boyz is a song by rapper Missy Misdemeanor Elliott featuring Lil Mo. The remix version of the song was a hit featuring Nas, Eve. The song also reached number 5 on the US Hot 100 on January 15,2000, in the UK, the song became the biggest hit from the Da Real World album, it peaked at #18, being Missys sixth top 40 and fourth top 20 solo success. Hype Williams directed the video from October 13–14,1999. Williams also used a vast amount of pyrotechnics, primarily used in the fast cuts to important figures in the video, cameos include Mary J. Blige, Ginuwine, and Timbaland. Nas and Eve were featured, but Q-Tip did not appear in the video and his section was replaced with Elliotts rap verse from the original version
5. Let Me Blow Ya Mind – Let Me Blow Ya Mind is a song by American rapper Eve, featuring American singer Gwen Stefani. It was released on March 15,2001 as the second and final single from Eves second album and it peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, it also peaked at number 29 in Canada, and number four in the United Kingdom. The song was listed at number seven on the 2001 Pazz & Jop list and it won a Grammy Award in 2002 for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, which was a brand new category at the time. The music video won the 2001 MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, in the music video, Gwen Stefani and Eve are shown stopping at a red light. Eve brings in a gang of party crashers, and she tells Gwen to tag along, Gwen gets out of her car and gets into the all-terrain vehicle. They arrive at the party where to crash it after parking their ATV, then, they are arrested for disrupting a formal party with their loud music and rowdiness. An older woman appears in the video, the woman shares a resemblance to Leona Helmsley. She tells police officers about the disturbance as Stefani and Eve disrupt the party, dr. Dre also makes an appearance at the end of the video when he comes to jail and pays the bail for Eve and Stefani. Fellow Ruff Ryders Jadakiss and Styles P make a cameo in a scene where Eve acts as a bartender. The song was one of the biggest selling singles of Summer 2001 in both the United States and the United Kingdom, in the latter country, it became Eves second top ten hit single. CD,1 Let Me Blow Ya Mind Whos That Girl, aint Got No Dough Let Me Blow Ya Mind CD,2 Let Me Blow Ya Mind Whos That Girl Gotta Man Let Me Blow Ya Mind Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
6. Like This (Kelly Rowland song) – Like This is a song by American recording artist Kelly Rowland, featuring vocals by rapper Eve. Recorded late into the production of Rowlands second solo album Ms. Kelly, the artists co-wrote the song with its producers Sean Garrett, Polow da Don, Blac Elvis, and Jason Perry, with additional production from S-Dot. Like This is a contemporary R&B song, with its lyrics referring to a woman growing out of a past relationship, the song received generally positive critical reviews. In addition, it became Rowlands first single to peak at the top position on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart, an accompanying music video was directed by Mike Ruiz and filmed in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California in mid-March 2007. Like This was one of the last songs on the album Rowland and co-producer Sean Garrett started working on in mid-September 2006 after the cancellation of My Story, I loved the sound of the cowbell, it was so different. Sean and I started writing and he said Kelly this is your first single, I just heard Eve on this song, she recalled. I knew her energy belonged on the song and, just like that, then I knew, This was the single and it turned out he was right. Its a great combination of her thoughts and her feel on the type of music that she likes to do and its a cross between something in a club and on mainstream radio. Were just trying to stay a step ahead of going on. On February 13,2007 a ninety-second clip of the song leaked onto the internet, since, the song was remixed by several producers and DJs, among spawning official versions with rappers Sean P of the YoungBloodZ and Lil Wayne. First release stateside, Like This debuted at number ninety-six on the US Billboard Hot 100 issue dated March 31,2007, although the song fell off the chart the following week, it re-entered at number ninety-eight the following week. It eventually peaked at thirty on the Billboard Hot 100. In addition, the song peaked on top of both the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart and the Hot Singles Sales chart as well as the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play, as with Rowlands previous single releases, Like This became a much larger success outside North America. In the United Kingdom, it debuted at eighteen on the UK Singles Chart based on digital sales alone. In Ireland, Like This debuted at number thirty and reached five in its fourth week on the chart. In Germany, the song was released on digital formats only, the music video for the song was directed by Mike Ruiz and shot on-location at a Hollywood Hills house on March 12,2007. Rowland premiered the video on MTV networks countdown show Total Request Live on March 26,2007, the video debuted on BET networks 106 & Park on May 24,2007, where it peaked at number-three on the shows countdown. The video starts with Rowland walking into her room after taking a shower, when she notices a webcast of her, she quickly throws a towel over it
7. Satisfaction (Eve song) – Satisfaction is a song by American rapper-songwriter Eve, released on February 25,2003 as the second and final single from the album, Eve-Olution. Co-produced by Dr. Dre and his then-protégé Mike Elizondo, it was one of the last songs that Eve added to the track listing of her album. The song was successful in the United States, reaching number 27 and 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. It was less successful outside of the US, peaking at number 87 in the Netherlands, number 60 in France. However, the single did better in the United Kingdom. It received favorable reviews from most music critics and a nomination for Best Female Rap Solo Performance at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards, however, it lost to Missy Elliotts Scream. The music video for the song was filmed in her home-state of Pennsylvania, Satisfaction was one of the last songs that Eve added to the album. About the recording of the song, Eve told MTV, I actually was getting ready to walk out the studio, I had a headache, I was stressed out. Me and Dre got this love/hate relationship, every time I write a song, its the hardest song I wrote. Like Blow Your Mind, it just was drama, the song was originally recorded for Scorpion, but however, did not make the album because she already had two songs produced by Dr. Dre. She said, We decided to put it on this album, sal Cinquemani of Slant Magazine expressed that the rhythmes are sexy and the rhymes are slick. The Village Voice described it as a Salt-n-Pepa style song, the song received a nomination for Best Female Rap Solo Performance at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards, but lost to Scream by Missy Elliott. Satisfaction was the most commercially successful in the United States and it peaked at number 22 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number 27 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song saw success in the United Kingdom, debuting and peaking at number 20 on the UK Singles Chart in April 2003. In France, the song was less successful and it debuted in early March 2003 at number 69, climbing up nine positions the following week. After that, it went down the chart, exiting it in mid April, the song was a commercial failure in the Netherlands, landing on the chart at number 87 and dropping off the next week. The music video for Satisfaction was produced by Phillipa Davis and directed by Nzingha Stewart and it first aired on the week of October 21,2002. The video starts with Eve standing out in a crowd of people, during the second verse, Eve is shown sitting on bleachers within another crowd of people while a basketball game goes on
8. Lip Lock – Lip Lock is the fourth studio album by American hip hop recording artist Eve. The album, her first in years, was released on May 14,2013, by From The Rib. The album features guest appearances from Gabe Saporta, Dawn Richard, Missy Elliott, Snoop Dogg, Chrisette Michele, Juicy J, the album was supported with the singles Make It Out This Town and Eve, in addition to the promotional single She Bad Bad. Lip Lock was met generally positive reviews from music critics. The album debuted at number 46 on the Billboard 200 chart, in 2007, Eve began working on a new album titled Here I Am. In May 2007, XXL magazine profiled six recorded tracks from Here I Am, five of them being produced by Swizz Beatz, including the singles Tambourine and Give It to You. Another song showcased, produced by Pharrell Williams of The Neptunes, was All Night Long, in July 2007, XXL published a review of Here I Am, rating it an L in its shoe size rating system ranging from S to XXL. The project was delayed to September 11,2007 and then October 16,2007, problems at her label, Interscope Records, were responsible for the multiple delays. Due to the delays, the album was reworked, and multiple times the album was renamed from Here I Am to Flirt. In an interview with New York Post, it was revealed under the title Here I Am the album had actually completed, however. On January 10,2010, Eve announced on her Twitter that she left Interscope, saying and she told her followers Left Interscope, free agent now. The album was expected to be released during 2011. In 2012, Eve decided she would release the album independently, creating her own label From The Rib Music, with distribution being handled through Sony/Red. She stated that there would be several buzz singles before the single and said the album would have hard street stuff, radio singles. My ear is different but I think people will recognize me, I think youll hear that Im in a happy place. My hunger is different than the first time around, in anticipation of the album, Eve released the song She Bad Bad, produced by Jukebox, on October 9,2012. It is her first release through her own independent record label, an accompanying music video for the promotional single was released on January 8,2013. An official remix of She Bad Bad, featuring rappers Juicy J, the albums lead single Make It Out This Town, featuring guest vocals from Gabe Saporta of the synthpop band Cobra Starship, was released on February 26,2013
9. Speechless (Alicia Keys song) – Speechless is a song by American recording artist Alicia Keys and features additional vocals from American rapper Eve. It was written by Keys, Eve and Swizz Beatz, while production was handled by the latter, Swizz Beatz later released the song on Monster Monday Volume One. During the time of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the took part of a union and had the unborn child blessed in a Zulu ceremony. Keys and Beatz were married on the French island of Corsica on July 31,2010, on October 14,2010, Keys gave birth to a son, Egypt Daoud Ibarr Dean, in New York City. The same month, the singer revealed on her blog that motherhood had inspired her to craft new music in a post titled I feel a song coming on. On December 27,2010, Beatz debuted Speechless on his website as part of his Monster Mondays program and this should be a treat for the fans almost like a day in the life, he said. Speechless samples elements from Kanye West’s “Devil in a New Dress” featuring Rick Ross, the song appears on his 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Lyrically, Speechless finds Keys singing about love, im at a brand-new time in my life and a brand new feeling, and its like this little guy, man, he takes my breath away, she says on the track before starting the first verse. Midway through the track, rapper Eve makes an appearance, Speechless marked the pairs first collaboration in over eight years, having previously appeared together on Eves 2002 single Gangsta Lovin from her album Eve-Olution. In a review, Idolator found that Keys may have rushed it out — ”Speechless” comes off as a generic, despite surely heartfelt lyrics. And the verse from the typically tough-talking Eve doesn’t add much
10. Who's That Girl (Guy Sebastian song) – Whos That Girl is an up-tempo electro R&B song performed by Australian singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian which features American rapper Eve. It was written by Sebastian, with Eve writing and performing the rap, Sebastian co-produced the song with Andre Harris. Released as a download on 5 November 2010, it was the only single released in Australia from Sebastians retrospective album Twenty Ten. Whos That Girl reached number one on the ARIA Singles Chart, Sebastians fifth of six number one singles in Australia and it was also Sebastians seventh of 12 top ten singles on the Australian charts. It reached 5× platinum certification in 2014, Whos That Girl was shortlisted for the 2011 APRA Song of the Year and won the APRA Urban Work of the Year. Sebastian received ARIA Award nominations for Single of the Year and Best Pop Release and he was also nominated as Most Popular Australian Artist. Whos That Girl also reached one and platinum certification in New Zealand. Whos That Girl was recorded in Australia and London, but then I realised that sometimes simplicity is the best way forward to keep things fun and hook-y. Sebastian told The New Zealand Herald that it was based on songs he was hearing on the radio from the likes of David Guetta, Im not reinventing the wheel, not at all. I had that melody, and I could have gone so many ways with it, I could have produced an old-school soul album, but I went towards what you hear on the radio. Im not going to lie, I listen to whats popular at the moment, Sebastian considered getting Eve on the song as quite a coup. He said she was on her way to London when she opened the email with the song attached and responded immediately, saying she would love to be involved. Eve said in an interview with Nova FM while she was in Australia to film the video, I got an email, when asked if she did any research on Sebastian before agreeing to do the song she said No. I dont really get into that and its more about the music, and if the song is hot, Ill deal with it. And I was like Ok, Ill do this song, Whos That Girl was serviced to Australian radio stations on 5 November 2010. It was initially scheduled for release four days earlier, but had to be delayed due to last minute tinkering of the song. It was the most added song to radio in its second week, Sebastian and Eve performed Whos That Girl on the grand final episode of The X Factor in November 2010, which aired in both Australia and New Zealand. This was the only time Sebastian and Eve performed the song together on stage, since then either his current backing vocalist Carmen Smith performs the rap or he performs it himself