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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]

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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 is an American rapper from Queens, New York, who released two albums, during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation, headquartered at Whitacre Tower in downtown Dallas, Texas.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records (also still historically known as Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a major American record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, jazz, and hip hop.

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

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Billboard Twitter Real-Time

The Billboard Twitter Real-Time charts are four interactive Billboard music magazine Billboard charts first published on May 27, 2014, that rank trending songs from popular and emerging artists based on how often they are mentioned in "tweets" sent by Twitter in the United States.

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Brandy Norwood

Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), better known mononymously as Brandy, is an American recording artist and entertainer.

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Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,621,793 people in 2014.

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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" was 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 Jermaine Dupri and sampled Audio Two's "Top Billin", the single version featured Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, was produced by Sean Combs and Rashad Smith 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 hip hop recording artist, actor, and poet from Chicago, Illinois.

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Cousin Skeeter

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

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Crack cocaine

Crack cocaine is the freebase form of cocaine that can be smoked.

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Da Brat

Da Brat is the stage name of Shawntae Harris (born April 14, 1974), an American rapper and actress.

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Da Undaground Heat, Vol. 1

Da Undaground Heat, Vol.

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Donald Glover

Donald McKinley Glover, Jr. (born September 25, 1983), also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, is an American rapper, actor, writer, voice actor, comedian, director, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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EA Sports

EA Sports (stylized as EA SPORTS) is a brand of Electronic Arts that creates and develops sports video games.

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East West Records

East West Records (stylized as eastwest from 1990 to 2001) is a record label, owned by Warner Music Group, that operates under WMG's Independent Label Group.

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Elektra Records

Elektra Records (now Elektra Entertainment Group Inc.) is a major American record label owned by Warner Music Group.

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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 a comedy-drama that aired on the Fox Network centering on the fictional Green family of San Francisco.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

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Gramophone record

A gramophone record (phonograph record in American English) or vinyl record, commonly known as a "record", is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat polyvinyl chloride (previously shellac) disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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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

Vh1 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, or "Fingerprints" as he was also known, (born July 7, 1965) is a Haitian hip-hop music producer, best known for discovering the successful female hip-hop trio Salt-n-Pepa and the also successful hip-hop duo Kid 'n Play.

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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 on NBC.

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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, comedian, writer, and producer.

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Janet Jackson

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

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Jay Leno

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

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Jeffrey D. Sams

Jeffrey D. Sams (born June 18, 1968 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 as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American record producer, songwriter and rapper.

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

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Lil' Kim

Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1974 or 1975), known 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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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 (also used in its abbreviated forms MC or emcee) or compère is the official host of 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 "Missy" Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper 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 Unplugged

MTV Unplugged is a television series showcasing musical artists usually playing acoustic instruments.

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My Wife and Kids

My Wife & Kids is an American television show that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001, until 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 swingbeat is a fusion genre spearheaded by Teddy Riley and Bernard Belle that became popular from the late 1980s into the early 1990s.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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New York Undercover

New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998.

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The phonograph is a device invented in 1877 for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.

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Recording Industry Association of America

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.

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Regular Show

Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010.

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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 business magnate.

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Sean Combs

Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, 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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Sigma Gamma Rho

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (ΣΓΡ) was founded on November 12, 1922, at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven young educators.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established in 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, executive producer, and philanthropist.

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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, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Sylvia Rhone

Sylvia Rhone is an American music industry executive who served as president of Universal Motown Records until 2011.

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The District

The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004.

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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 gravitational forces exerted by the Moon, Sun, and rotation of the 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 2000 by RuffNation Films via Sony Entertainment.

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Tyler, The Creator

Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper and record producer from California.

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United States

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

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VH1 (stylized as Vl+1, sometimes as VH-1 and originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable television network based in New York City that is owned by Viacom Music and Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.

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Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jeanelle Jean (born October 17, 1969), time.com, August 21, 2010: "Before he announced on August 5 that he was running for President of Haiti, Wyclef Jean was still listing his age as only 37 years old.

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7 and 7

A 7 and 7 is a popular type of highball, a mixed alcoholic drink containing Seagram's Seven Crown and 7 Up.

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