With roles in XXX and the forthcoming Barbershop, Eve has made quite a name for herself in Hollywood.

With roles in XXX and the forthcoming Barbershop, Eve has made quite a name for herself in Hollywood. But that doesn't mean the self-described "blonde bombshell" has forsaken her musical roots. For her third set, Eve-olution, the Philadelphia native returns with a lyrical bravado that surpasses many of her female and male counterparts. Musically, with tracks from Dr. Dre, Irv Gotti, and newcomers the Neckbones, Eve also continues to evolve and mature as an artist. Following a recipe that worked on her hit single "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" from her last album, Eve teams with another sister, Alicia Keys, for lead single "Gangsta Lovin'." The result is an inescapable radio-friendly smash. For her hardcore fans, Eve reunites with Ruff Ryder brethren Jadakiss and Styles on the ultra-hypnotic "Double R What." Other standouts include "Let This Go," the Mashonda-featuring "Party in the Rain," and "Satisfaction."—RH

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