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The Kennedy Center Honors aired Tuesday night and it was notable for honoring its first rap icon, LL Cool J. To pay tribute to the Queens spitter, The Kennedy Center brought in Questlove to do an intro and then Busta Rhymes, Spliff Star, MC Lyte, Black Thought and D.M.C came out to rock the show. […]

MC Lyte has finally found her Mr. Right, and locked it down just in time for a beautiful summer wedding. According to Essence, the rap legend and John Wyche tied the knot over the weekend with a beautiful ceremony in Jamaica. Lyte told the mag  about her nuptials, “It was so beautiful and a fairy tale. […]

Leave it to Remy Ma to rep “U.N.I.T.Y.” and diss Nicki Minaj in the same show. The Bronx spitter gave her audience a star studded set at Hot 97’s Summer Jam on Sunday. After performing some of her hits, Remy showed respect to other women in the game by bringing some heavy hitters on stage. […]

Iconic '80s rapper MC Lyte has a thought or two about female emcees and why more of them aren't thriving in the hip hop game today, especially considering the success and cultural impact of rappers such as herself, Lauryn Hill, Lil Kim, and Missy Elliott.

MC Lyte has found love! After years of living the solo life, the hip-hop icon is engaged, just two months after introducing her new boo John to the world. In an interview with Essence, Lyte revealed that she found love the new age way, saying, “I met my fiancé online.” She added, “My biggest thing with dating was […]

The performer slot for the upcoming Super Bowl's halftime show is up in the air, but Adam Levine and Maroon 5 are in talks to fill it.

Marchers took to the streets of Washington D.C. this past weekend, chanting the words to the song while celebrating the Million Man March 20-year anniversary.


Editor’s Note: Hip Hop Sisters Foundation CEO/Founder MC Lyte, advisory board members Melanie Fiona and Russell Simmons, University of Wisconsin-Madison Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Damon A. Williams, HHSF President Lynn Richardson, and Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) co-founder Sabrina Thompson announced at Russell Simmons’ New York City headquarters on September 6, […]

Today marks a week since Ms. Melodie’s untimely passing. The Boogie Down Productions member and Brooklyn native was a pioneer in rap music whose hard-hitting delivery contained enduring socially progressive messages of self-empowerment. DETAILS: Ms. Melodie Of Boogie Down Productions Is Dead Despite how history has marked it, women have been instrumental in hip-hop culture […]

  GlobalGrind’s hip-hop sister MC Lyte is known for continuously coming up with innovative ways to keep the conversation about the roots of hip-hop alive.  VIDEO: MC Lyte Drops Knowledge On What’s NOT Hip-Hop In her latest installment of greatness, MC Lyte sat down for a historic conversation with Cheryl “Salt” James of the legendary hip-hop female […]

MC Lyte was one of the first femcees to rock the party, but her roles have changed quite a bit since she innovated the hip-hop scene for female emcees.  STORY:  Wisdom Wednesdays with Lynn Richardson: MC Lyte  Since being the first woman to release a solo rap album back in ’88, MC Lyte’s career has […]


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