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Eve was born to a single mother and grew up in housing projects in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.She went through her teenage years without seeing her father and has said she has no relationship with him now. "Rock on the Net: MTV Video Music Awards 2001," 6, 2004).Dre produced two songs on the album, to help mend fences.
After that, I promised myself I would never make a song about shooting, robbing, anything like that, 'cause it's not me." Scorpion (named after Eve's astrological sign, Scorpio) went gold within two months, and in the summer of 2001 she toured with R&B group Destiny's Child, pop singer Jessica Simpson, and rapper Nelly on MTV's TRL (Total Request Live) tour.
Her backup plan was to become a makeup artist, but hitting it big in the music world made that unnecessary. However, eight months later, Aftermath dropped her, and she returned to Philadelphia, although a song she recorded for the label did end up on the Bulworth soundtrack in 1998.
Fortunately, Eve met rap star DMX, who introduced her to the Ruff Ryders, a collective of producers and rappers based in New York. "They just put a beat on and said, ' All right, yo, let her spit,'" she told Rolling Stone 's Touré. If I [had] failed that, I don't know where I'd be now." Instead, she impressed the Ruff Ryders, and they took her in as their only female member.
She walks the fine line between the empowering, old–school style of Queen Latifah and the trashy titillation of Lil' Kim." She took pride in being an independent woman.
"I don't need a man to support me or keep me happy," she told Interview 's Vivien Goldman.
They recorded an album, which helped cement Eve's interest in a music career.