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"I was a singer before I started rapping," Eve said in a Ruff Ryders press release, "so on this album I wanted my audience to hear more of my vocal skills".
In 1999, she was featured on Prince's 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 (along with Erykah Badu) on the song "You Got Me" by The Roots, from their 1999 album Things Fall Apart.The song won a Grammy Award in 2000, which should have been Eve's first.The same year, she appeared on the official remix of Amerie's number one U. R&B hit, "1 Thing" (featured on the Hitch soundtrack).Eve also was featured in Keyshia Cole's single "Never" on the Barbershop 2: Back in Business soundtrack and Cole's debut album The Way It Is, along with the official remix for Teairra Mari's second single, "No Daddy".Eve first appeared on the Bulworth soundtrack as Eve of Destruction while signed to Dr. She did not receive much promotion with big releases soon coming from Dr.
Dre, so she collaborated with DMX and the Ruff Ryders on her first single as a Ruff Ryder DJ Clue? Ruff Ryders' First Lady, was an unprecedented success, making it the third album by a female rap artist to top the Billboard 200, behind Lauryn Hill's The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998) and Foxy Brown's Chyna Doll (1999).
In April 2009, Eve featured along with Lil Jon on the song "Patron Tequila", the debut single of girl group Paradiso Girls.
In March 2010, Eve featured on the official remix of Ludacris' song "My Chick Bad", Diamond and Trina are also featured in the song.
The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, and Eve eventually went platinum.
One of the record's strengths, cited in several reviews, was Eve's exploration of her singing voice in addition to her rapping skills.
She stated on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in 2009 that she did not receive a Grammy for the track.