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MC Lyte’s New Move in Hip-Hop






MC Lyte, one of the first the female rap pioneers in Hip-Hop wants to take her love and experience for music to promote education.

The emcee’s foundation, Hip-Hop Sisters Network has a platform that empowers young girls, and all young people by exposing them towards opportunities in education, the arts, and beyond. The charity component of the Hip-Hop Sisters Network, works towards providing annual scholarships to underprivileged children as they achieve higher education. MC Lyte believes in promoting positive images of youth by providing them with a space where they can work on building a positive future.

In addition to MC Lyte’s educational efforts, she also served as a mentor on Oxygen’s Sisterhood of Hip-Hop, and performed during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

MC Lyte is using her platform towards and being the change she wants to see within our community. For more information about her organization please see the link below:

Hip Hop Sisters Network

MC Lyte Releases New Song “Dear John”

Female emcee, MC Lyte just released her new song in September 2014, “Dear John.” The track features rapper Common. This song is more than a comeback single, Lyte is empowering males to carry on through adversity. The song is written as a letter to highlight the struggles men face and how to overcome those challenges. “Dear John” debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard chart.  MC Lyte’s upcoming album is due out some time this year.
Listen to “Dear John” here.


Hip Hop Sisters Network

Founded by MC Lyte, the legendary lyricist and iconic hip-hop pioneer, Hip Hop Sisters is a non-profit foundation that promotes positive images of women of ethnic diversity, bringing leaders from the world of Hip Hop, the entertainment industry, and the corporate world.