RAY CHEW and MC LYTE Talk Hip-Hop, the music industry, and how MC LYTE has remained relevant all these years.

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Hip hop legend, MC Lyte joins Ray Chew to discuss the current state of music, her inspiration behind some of her early rhymes and how her strategic branding has kept her up front and present in the game. On any given day, MC Lyte can be found performing, lecturing, writing another book or working with her foundation. She is a true renaissance woman.

MC Lyte is Brooklyn 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. She has long been considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminists. MC Lyte has spoken at colleges and universities, for organizations around the globe, and with notable people like Iyanla Vanzant, Russell Simmons, and Soledad O’Brien bringing a message of empowerment from her book Unstoppable: Igniting the Power Within to Achieve Your Greatest Potential. She also partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund on the iLEAD international tour in South Africa to empower the continent’s youth and up and coming leaders.

By Ray Chew 09/18/2015 10:20 AM

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