It’s been years since Eve dropped a solo challenge, however her pulse stays on hip hop tradition. Throughout a latest interview with Trevor Noah, the veteran feminine rapper, who contributed to the scene as each a solo artist and member of the legendary Ruff Ryders, shared her ideas on the current state of hip hop, significantly her dissatisfaction with a few of at the moment’s artists.
“What I don’t [like] is there’s a lot of clones. I really feel like again within the day, uniqueness was celebrated. I feel now there’s loads of the sameness and that to me, I’m similar to, meh. It makes it boring loads of the time—for me,” she stated earlier than clarifying that her assertion wasn’t about each musician.
“Not everybody! ‘Trigger there are some dope artists out that I really actually do love, however, yeah.”
“It’s so ridiculous that we’re nonetheless speaking about this from the time that I got here out, like why? Actually, it’s so irritating to me,” the “Love is Blind” emcee stated earlier than providing some phrases of encouragement. “My recommendation would simply preserve going, we want a stability we want feminine voices and female energy, it could’t simply be a bunch of dudes on the market,” she stated to ladies aspiring to be rappers. “Simply consider, consider tougher than you’ve believed in anything.”
Amid her motivational message, Eve highlighted one of many advantages of the music industry she wasn’t afforded on her come up. “One benefit the youthful era have that I didn’t is that you just don’t need to depend on a label to be seen, whereas I did,” the “Gangsta Lovin’” star defined. “There are such a lot of completely different types of social media and construct your individual following, it’s such a fantastic factor. I needed to depend on an entire machine of individuals.”
Eve’s critique about the state of hip hop, particularly her ideas on present “clones,” contrasts together with her view on the “uniqueness” she believes was displayed throughout the 90s and early 2000s. Together with her new show “Queens,” she hopes viewers will get a glimpse of a few of what she skilled in that period.
“Hip-Hop is nice all the way in which on a regular basis, however 90s hip hop, 2000s hip hop, there was a motion at the moment,” she stated. “There was a pureness, there was a uniqueness. I feel there was so many crews and a lot, I don’t know, the vitality at the moment was nice. And that, for me with this present, if we will seize that, individuals who find out about that point will love this show. Additionally, it’s not simply the music, it’s the ladies.”
See Eve’s interview on “The Every day Present with Trevor Noah” under.