Grammy Award-winning rapper and actress best known for her single "Let Me Blow Ya Mind," which featured Gwen Stefani. She appeared in several movies, including Barbershop and its sequel. She was also the star of her own UPN sitcom entitled Eve.
She sang in choirs as a child and formed a girl singing group called Dope Girl Posse.
She appeared in the television series Glee in 2009 with her role as coach Grace Hitchens.
She married British entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper in June 2014. She has four stepchildren.
She collaborated with Alicia Keys on the song "Gangsta Lovin'" in 2002.