Happy Birthday, Big: 10 Of Our Favorite Stories From Hip-Hop Songs
“Love Is Blind” by Eve featuring Faith Evans
Based on the true story of Eve’s best friend, Andrea, “Love Is Blind” tells the story woman who is trapped in an abusive relationship with the father of her two children. Throughout the song, Eve raps about her desire to exact revenge on her friend’s abuser who eventually kills her in a violent rage. Thankfully, the true story didn’t end death, and Andrea lived to tell her story. In a sit-down with “The Queen Latifah Show,” both Eve and Andrea recounted the experience, which took place when they were in high school.