The legendary MC Lyte was born on this day in 1970


MC Lyte arrives at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 25, 2023, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Born Lana Michele Moorer, MC Lyte’s impact on hip-hop and culture is immeasurable. As one of the pioneering female MCs, she shattered gender stereotypes and paved the way for women in hip-hop.

Known for her exceptional lyrical prowess, MC Lyte’s songs, such as “Lyte as a Rock,” “Paper Thin,” and “Ruffneck,” became anthems of empowerment and self-assuredness, transcending the music industry.

Her influential work, coupled with her commitment to education and community engagement, has solidified her status as a cultural icon who continues to inspire artists and fans alike.

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