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MC Lyte

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MC Lyte (born Lana Michelle Moorer; October 11, 1970) is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late 1980s, becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock. [1]

92 relations: Act Like You Know (MC Lyte album), Ain't No Other, Antoinette (rapper), AT&T, Atlantic Records, Audio Two, Bad as I Wanna B, Battle rap, BET, BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, Billboard Twitter Real-Time, Brooklyn, Cha Cha Cha (MC Lyte song), Civil Brand, Cold Rock a Party, Common (rapper), Cousin Skeeter, Da Brat, Da Undaground Heat, Vol. 1, Diva Starz, Donald Glover, EA Sports, East West Records, Elektra Records, Eyes on This, First Priority Music, Get Real (U.S. TV series), Grammy Award, Grand Puba, Half & Half, Hip Hop Honors, Hip hop music, Hurby Azor, In Living Color, In the House (TV series), Irish people, Iyanla Vanzant, Jamie Foxx, Janet Jackson, Jay Leno, Jeffrey D. Sams, Jermaine Dupri, Keep On Keepin' On (MC Lyte song), Lauryn Hill, Lil' Kim, Lisa Nicole Carson, LL Cool J, Lyte as a Rock, Master of ceremonies, ..., Michael Jordan, Missy Elliott, Moesha, MTV, My Wife and Kids, National Museum of American History, National Urban League, NBA Live 2005, New jack swing, New York (state), New York City, New York Undercover, Phonograph, Phonograph record, Rapping, Recording Industry Association of America certification, Regular Show, Remy Ma, Richard Wolf, Ruffneck (song), Russell Simmons, Sean Combs, Seven & Seven, Shar Jackson, Sinéad O'Connor, Smithsonian Institution, Soledad O'Brien, Soul Train Music Awards, South Africa, Stage name, Sunset Park (soundtrack), The District, The Source, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Tide, Train Ride, Tyler, the Creator, United States, VH1, Vibe (magazine), Wyclef Jean, Xscape (group). Expand index (42 more) »

Act Like You Know (MC Lyte album)

Act Like You Know is the third album released by MC Lyte.

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Ain't No Other

Ain't No Other is the fourth album released by MC Lyte.

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Antoinette (rapper)

Antoinette (born 1969) is an American rapper from Bronx, New York, who released two albums, during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Audio Two

Audio Two were the Brooklyn, New York hip hop duo of emcee Kirk "Milk Dee" Robinson and DJ Nat "Gizmo" Robinson, most famous for its first hit "Top Billin'".

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Bad as I Wanna B

Bad as I Wanna B is the fifth album released by MC Lyte.

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Battle rap

Battle rap (also known as rap battlingEdwards, Paul, 2009, p. 25.) is a type of rapping that includes bragging, insults and boasting content.

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Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.

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BET Awards

The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other American minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.

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BET Hip Hop Awards

The BET Hip Hop Awards are an annual awards show, airing on BET, showcasing hip hop performers, producers and music video directors.

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Billboard Twitter Real-Time

The Billboard Twitter Real-Time charts were four interactive Billboard music magazine charts first published on May 27, 2014.

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Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Cha Cha Cha (MC Lyte song)

Cha Cha Cha is a single from MC Lyte's album Eyes on This.

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Civil Brand

Civil Brand is a 2002 feature film written by Preston A. Whitmore II and Joyce Renee Lewis, and directed by Neema Barnette.

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Cold Rock a Party

"Cold Rock a Party" is the lead single released from MC Lyte's fifth studio album, Bad As I Wanna B. The original version of the song that appeared on the album was produced by Rashad Smith and sampled Audio Two's "Top Billin", the single version featured Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, was produced by Sean Combs and sampled Diana Ross' 1980 hit "Upside Down".

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Common (rapper)

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, poet, and film producer.

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Cousin Skeeter

Cousin Skeeter is an American children's comedy television show, which ran on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2001.

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Da Brat

Shawneise Harris (born April 14, 1974), better known by her stage name Da Brat, is an American rapper and actress from Joliet, Illinois.

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Da Undaground Heat, Vol. 1

Da Undaground Heat, Vol.

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Diva Starz

Diva Starz was a series of fashion dolls created and released by Mattel during the Christmas shopping season of 2000.

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Donald Glover

Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, record producer, singer, songwriter, rapper and DJ.

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EA Sports

EA Sports is a division of Electronic Arts that develops and publishes sports video games.

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East West Records

East West Records (stylized as eastwest from 1990 to 2001) is a record label formed in 1955, distributed and owned by Warner Music Group, headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Elektra Records

Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.

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Eyes on This

Eyes on This is the second album by MC Lyte.

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First Priority Music

First Priority Music (FPM) was an American hip hop record label of the late 1980s and early 1990s, which has diversified and found success in recent years with releases in contemporary R&B and country music genres, among others.

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Get Real (U.S. TV series)

Get Real is an American comedy-drama that aired on the Fox Network and ran from September 1999 to April 2000.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Grand Puba

Maxwell Dixon (born March, 4th 1966), known professionally as Grand Puba is an American emcee best known as a member of the group Brand Nubian from New Rochelle, New York.

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Half & Half

Half & Half is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from September 23, 2002, to May 15, 2006.

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Hip Hop Honors

The Hip Hop Honors is an annual event that airs on VH1.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Hurby Azor

Hurby "Luv Bug" Azor, also known as Fingerprints, (born September 26, 1964) is a Haitian musician and hip-hop music producer.

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In Living Color

In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on Fox from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994.

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In the House (TV series)

In the House is an American sitcom that premiered on April 10, 1995 and aired on NBC until it was cancelled after its second season.

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Irish people

The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture.

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Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant (born Rhonda Eva Harris; September 13, 1953) is an American inspirational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, life coach and television personality.

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Jamie Foxx

Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, and comedian.

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Janet Jackson

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.

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Jay Leno

James Douglas Muir Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host.

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Jeffrey D. Sams

Jeffrey D. Sams (born September 1, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American actor known primarily for his television work.

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Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known professionally as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer.

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Keep On Keepin' On (MC Lyte song)

"Keep On, Keepin' On" is a single by MC Lyte featuring Xscape from the ''Sunset Park'' soundtrack.

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Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress.

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Lil' Kim

Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1975 or 1976), known professionally by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress.

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Lisa Nicole Carson

Lisa Nicole Carson (born July 12, 1969) is an American actress.

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LL Cool J

James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.

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Lyte as a Rock

Lyte as a Rock is the debut album of American rapper MC Lyte.

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Master of ceremonies

A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.

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Michael Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player.

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Missy Elliott

Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, is an American rapper, singer, dancer and record producer.

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Moesha is an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001.

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MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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My Wife and Kids

My Wife and Kids is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 to May 17, 2005.

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National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history.

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National Urban League

The National Urban League (NUL), formerly known as the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, is a nonpartisan civil rights organization based in New York City that advocates on behalf of African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States.

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NBA Live 2005

NBA Live 2005 is the 2004 installment of the NBA Live video games series.

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New jack swing

New jack swing or swingbeatSilverton, Peter.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Undercover

New York Undercover was an American police drama that aired on the FOX television network from September 8, 1994, to June 25, 1998.

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The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.

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Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.

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Recording Industry Association of America certification

In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.

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Regular Show

Regular Show (also known as Regular Show in Space during its eighth season) is an American animated television sitcom created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that aired from September 6, 2010, to January 16, 2017.

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Remy Ma

Reminisce Mackie (née Smith; May 30, 1980), known professionally as Remy Ma, is an American rapper.

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Richard Wolf

Richard "Wolfie" Wolf is a multi-platinum-selling music producer, songwriter and remixer, and an Emmy Award winning film and television composer.

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Ruffneck (song)

"Ruffneck" is a hip hop song recorded by American female rapper MC Lyte.

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Russell Simmons

Russell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American entrepreneur, record producer, and author.

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Sean Combs

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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Seven & Seven

Seven & Seven is the sixth album released by MC Lyte.

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Shar Jackson

Sharisse "Shar" Jackson (born August 31, 1976) is an American actress and singer, best known for playing Niecy Jackson on the UPN show Moesha.

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Sinéad O'Connor

Magda Davitt (born Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor, 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

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Soledad O'Brien

María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer.

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Soul Train Music Awards

The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which previously aired in national television syndication, and honors the best in Black music and entertainment.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Stage name

A stage name is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers, such as actors, comedians, singers and musicians.

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Sunset Park (soundtrack)

Sunset Park is the soundtrack to the film of the same name.

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The District

The District is an American crime drama and police procedural television series which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000, to May 1, 2004.

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The Source

The Source is a United States-based monthly full-color magazine covering hip-hop music, politics, and culture, founded in 1988.

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is an American non-profit organization that supports and represents nearly 300,000 students attending its 47 member-schools that include public historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), medical schools, and law schools.

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Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of Earth.

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Train Ride

Train Ride is an award-winning, critically acclaimed feature thriller film written and directed by Rel Dowdell, which was released in 2005 by RuffNation Films via Sony Entertainment.

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Tyler, the Creator

Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known as Tyler, the Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.

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Vibe (magazine)

Vibe is an American music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.

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Wyclef Jean

Nel Ust Wyclef Jean (born on October 17, 1969) is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor.

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Xscape (group)

Xscape, styled XSCAP3, is an American female R&B, vocal quartet from Atlanta, Georgia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MC_Lyte

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