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Eve Officially Joins 'The Talk' on CBS

14 November 2017

Philly rapper Eve is ready to transition from music to television, as the Ruff Ryder has officially signed on to co-host CBS talk show, The Talk. She previously appeared as a guest co-host during the week of October 30.

"We are thrilled to welcome Eve to the table as she brings a fun and fresh perspective to our already diverse panel", Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs, CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. Previously, Cooper, who goes by Eve, appeared on the show as a guest co-host the week of October 30.

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The show announced on Tuesday that it's found a permanent replacement for longtime host Aisha Tyler, who exited the series last season.

Eve is a Grammy-winning artist who's known for the 2002 song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind" and her collaborations with Alicia Keys, Ludacris, Jill Scott, and Dr. Dre. Eve also acted in the "Barbershop" feature film franchise as well as starring in her own self-titled sitcom for the defunct UPN in 2003-06.

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"When I first got the first call in London, my manager told me about the opportunity, and at first I was like, 'I don't know, because it's far from from home, '" she exclusively tells PEOPLE.

No topic is off limits for Eve, and she's both excited and nervous for her new role, though she's received advice from the cast, especially Underwood.

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"It is a new career move for me", Eve tells Variety. She also does a voice on the FX comedy "Archer".

Eve Officially Joins 'The Talk' on CBS