Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper hails from West Philly, and is renowned as being the First Lady of Ruff Ryders, and afffectionately known as the Pit Bull in a Skirt...She was the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Song Collaboration in 2002, for the song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind". As an actress, Eve is known for her roles as Terri Jones in the films Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business and Barbershop: The Next Cut. Eve has also achieved success in fashion, with her clothing line, Fetish. For4 years, she served as a permanent co-host on the television show ‘The Talk’, and was a part of the all star cast of the ABC Dramedy, ‘Queens’. Her latest production though is motherhood, as she recently gave birth to her first child, a boy named Wylde, with husband, Maximilian Cooper.
Philly’s Power 99 is celebrating Black History Month by shouting out some of our favorite sons and daughters throughout the month of February with The Power List. Some of the biggest names in the world of music, entertainment, politics and the arts that hail from Philly or the surrounding Tri-State area.
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