Eve Jihan Jeffers AKA Eve

Educational Background and Location

Martin Luther King High School, Philadelphia, PA

Brief Personal Bio

Eve's parents, Julie and Jerry, split when she was 12 and she lost contact with her father. As Eve attended the Martin Luther King High School she excelled at poetry and was a promising singer.

These are a Few of Their Favorite Things

  • Favorite Drink--Green juice

  • Favorite Food--Cookies, Nutella

Common Literary Elements/Structure/Themes in their Work

Eve's lyrics can be described as "on par with Africa's legacy of griots, the oral storytellers who preserved tribal heritage in the absence of written languages...these portraits offer compassionate interpretations of particular rappers' personalities, yet represent neither African-Americans nor the rap genre".

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What does it mean if you were matched to this artist? Why is it important?

When matched to Eve, you are matched to an artist who includes many of the similar techinques you put in your piece. For example, your piece may include themes about your roots of heritage or storytelling about a varety of elements of your life. This may be an element of your poem (or main element). It is important to recognize the similarity you have to this artist because it helps you understand more of the style of your literary work. In this instance, your work would most likely contain techniques that are similar to Eve's and recognizing this could help to further develop your style and approach at writing poems.

Literary Value

Eve's music helps to interpret her African heritage and she has been called to be like an "oral storyteller who preserved tribal heritage in the absence of written language".

List of Albums / Artist Spotify Link

Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders' First Lady, Scorpion, Eve-Olution, Lip Lock


Social Handles (Links)

twitter: @therealeve, instagram: @therealeve