UAA is proud to announce the exclusive representation of MC Lyte
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.
First female to perform hip hop in the White House and first African American female to serve as the President of the Los Angeles chapter of the Recording Academy (Grammy Organization): these are just the first of many firsts.
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MC Lyte: Hip Hop Legend, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
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A current member of the Board of Trustees of Dillard University and 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.
She is the hot of Morning Cup on Centric and recently unveiled her… [read more]