Lyricist, inspirational speaker, dj, pioneer, icon, veteran and entrepreneur describe one of the most prolific and well-respected female Hip Hop artists of all time: MC Lyte. She has consistently found ways to reinvent herself musically, while expanding her resume and gaining new fans. Reared in Brooklyn, New York, MC Lyte always has her finger on Hip Hop’s pulse. Many are familiar with her stellar music making skills, but over the course of her extensive career, MC Lyte has ventured out to other avenues that have allowed her to show the world just how talented she truly is.
A pioneer in the industry, she opened the door for future female Hip Hop artists by daring to do what had never been done while doing something she loved. MC Lyte is the FIRST rap artist ever to perform at New York’s historic Carnegie Hall, the FIRST female rapper to ever receive a gold single, the FIRST female solo rapper ever nominated for a Grammy and in 2006, MC Lyte became the FIRST solo female rapper to be honored/inducted on VH-1’s HIP HOP HONORS.
MC Lyte has graced network television as well as the big screen and she has been the voice behind the VH1 Hip Hop Honors and national campaigns for Wherehouse Music, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Nike.
A role model to women and respected by men everywhere, MC Lyte never compromises who she is and consistently displays that a woman can turn heads fully clothed! Whenever possible, MC Lyte enjoys traveling across the nation to use her expertise and story of success to motivate others to take ownership of the world around them while striving to be the best they can possibly be. Author of “UNSTOPPABLE: Igniting the Power Within to Achieve Your Greatest Potential,” MC Lyte provides keynote addresses at educational institutions, community centers and corporations around the globe and is also very active in many social projects, including anti-violence campaigns, HIV / AIDs prevention, and Rock the Vote. MC Lyte resides in Los Angeles, California, reigns as the CEO of Sunni Gyrl, Inc. and Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, is a trustee and the immediate past President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy (Grammy organization), is co-host of the nationally syndicated Cafe Mocha radio show, and is a proud honorary member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
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• Commencement / Graduation Inspiration for Youth, Teens, and College Graduates
• Making Your Mark in Entertainment: Voice Over, Acting, MCing, DJing, and Inspiring Others
• Hip Hop History: What We Wanted Then, Now and for the Future
• Hip Hop Pedagogy: MC Lyte’s Perspective on Hip Hop in the Classroom
• Men, Women, Boys and Girls: Redefining Hip Hop Culture with Respect and Dignity
• Redefining the Essence of Women and Girls through Hip Hop, Empowerment, and Unity
• Self Esteem, Self Respect, and Self Love
• Unstoppable: Achieving Your Greatest Potential
• Unstoppable: Making Your Legacy Last in the Entertainment Industry
• Women in Hip Hop: Female Influence Then and Now
• Women, Wealth & Relationships (panel with other celebrities and foundation board members)
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