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MC Lyte inspired Tell Me More producer Jamila Bey to pick up the mic as MC Me.
September 2, 2010 MC Lyte has been an inspiration to many, many women. Who inspires you?
June 25, 2008 MC Lyte is seen as a pioneering woman in the world of hip hop. Now she's moderating a new BET town hall series called Hip Hop vs. America II: Where Did The Love Go? It digs into gender relations in the music and the generation.
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MC Lyte released her first album Lyte as a Rock in 1988.
June 11, 2007 Farai Chideya leads a discussion about the women of hip-hop with Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, and rappers Monie Love and MC Lyte.
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May 1, 2007 Don Imus' comments toward the Rutgers women's basketball team reignited a discussion on the vulgarity of hip-hop music. MC Lyte, a reigning queen of the genre weighs in.
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June 24, 2005 News and Notes with Ed Gordon concludes its three-part roundtable series on the art and business of African-American music. This week, we talk with three professionals who've been on the business and creative sides of the music industry — and who know all too well the business of music.
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