Hazel-E is a publicist, pop rapper, and reality television star. She is best known for being one of the cast members of VH1’s number-one reality television series Love and Hip-Hop: Hollywood. She is also quite popular on social media and often shares her pictures on Instagram where she has many followers.
Hazel-E was born Erica Tiffany Adams on April 25, 1980, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She was constantly on the move during her childhood and teen years, as she comes from a military family background. She discovered her talent quite early and began singing at a very young age. She began her music career at the age of seventeen. In 2008, she released ‘Shoe Fetish,’ which was her first mix tape. It was followed by ‘Valley Girl,’ a single released in 2010, which gained quick popularity and put Hazel-E in the limelight.
Hazel continued to work as a publicist for artists like Soulja Boy, Tank, Trey Songz, and many others. She then released her second mix tape, ‘The Diary of a Valley Girl’ in 2011. She was quite popular already and released another mix tape in 2012 titled, ‘The Girl Code.’ Hazel continued to maintain her celebrity status by participating in the hit Vh1 TV series, ‘Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood’ in 2014 with her then-boyfriend, Yung Berg. She released another single during the airing of the second season, and used the show in promoting the song, ‘Everything.’
Hazel met De’Von Waller, who is a model by profession, on Instagram. After online chatting for several months, they went on a first date. The couple starred on Marriage Bootcamp: Hip Hop Edition in 2020. At the time, De’Von was 25 and Hazel was about 15 years older than him. The couple married in front of friends and family in Texas on October 6, 2019. They together welcomed their daughter, Ava Dior Waller, born on June 15, 2020.
Hazel-E’s career trajectory from public relations professional to hip-hop artist to reality TV star showcases her adaptability and tenacity. She has established herself as a confident, talented, and successful woman. She started as an actor and then worked as a publicist with several famous artists. She became famous after her link-up to a famous personality. She’s a rapper with a huge social media presence of 1.4 million followers. She got associated with KT Music Group and released two songs with them – ‘Na U Kno’ and ‘No Chill.’
Hazel continues to work on her music, along with running her company. In 2018, she and her mother Angela appeared on an episode of Iyanla: Fix My Life, where she revealed that she was molested by a female babysitter as a child. She is currently represented by Creative Artists Agency and Chris Giovanni at CGEM Talent in Los Angeles. Hazel has been able to amass enough wealth from her career which is estimated to be around $1 million.