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MC Lyte Preps To Release Her First New Album In A Decade, '1 Of 1'

Joining her on this musical journey is an impressive lineup of artists including:, Big Daddy Kane, Salt, Raheem DeVaughn, and many more, to be announced shortly.

By: Jun. 13, 2024
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Renowned hip-hop icon MC Lyte is making a triumphant return onto the music scene with a groundbreaking new project entitled "1 of 1". This electrifying and authentic body of music is designed to inspire, uplift, and educate listeners, while showcasing MC Lyte's signature blend of love, braggadocio, and storytelling.

Joining her on this musical journey is an impressive lineup of artists including:, Big Daddy Kane, Salt, Raheem DeVaughn, and many more, to be announced shortly.

Since her release of LEGEND over a decade ago, MC Lyte returns with a renewed sense of purpose and determination. Executive produced by multi-Grammy award-winning producer Warryn Campbell, "1 of 1" promises to be a powerful statement in the world of music.

The collaboration between MC Lyte and Campbell brings together legendary hip-hop producers such as King of Chill, Easy Mo B, Knottz, and DJ Scratch to create a dynamic sound that pays homage to LYTE's iconic hits while pushing boundaries with fresh energy from newcomer Koncept out of IE.

"1 of 1" is scheduled for release this summer via My Block Inc and Sunni Gyrl Inc in partnership with Vydia.

With its stellar lineup of talent and production team behind it, “1 of 1” is poised to captivate audiences worldwide with its innovative approach to MC Lyte in 2024.

ABOUT MC LYTE

MC LYTE - a legend in music and entertainment – is a pioneering artist and a formidable actress in television and film. Her most recent acting credits include ANGEL, whereby Lyte takes on the role of Detective Monroe, Viacom's Hip Hop Family Christmas, B.E.T.'s Favorite Son's Christmas, a series regular on last year's New York Undercover pilot (a reboot of the original Dick Wolf series), and she has recurred on S.W.A.T. (C.B.S.), Power (Starz), and Queen of the South (U.S.A.). Lyte's film roles include acclaimed Sundance Winner Patti Cakes, the Universal hit Girls Trip; Bad Hair, from Director Justin Simien; and the features Loved To Death, and Sylvie, with Tessa Thompson and Eva Longoria. She has taken on the show Creator & Executive Producer role alongside Lynn Richardson & Bentley Evans for AMC/ALLBLK TV's sitcom, "Partners In Rhyme." Recently, MC Lyte made her awardwinning directorial debut with a feature short film, Break Up In Love, that garnered several awards during the festival season. This past spring, MC Lyte joined the cast of ONE NIGHT STAY, a thriller set to film this spring in New Jersey. MC Lyte is the Executive Producer of the Netflix docuseries, Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop.

MC LYTE is an iconic trailblazing Rapper and D.J. Her groundbreaking music career spans 30 years. This Hip Hop LEGEND was the first female rapper ever to be nominated for a Grammy Award and has received honors and acknowledgments from organizations such as the B.E.T.'s I AM HIP HOP award, A.D.C.O.L.O.R., B.E.T.H.E.R., National Urban League, Black Music Collective, and more. She recently received the Pioneers of Hip-Hop Honor from the Recording Industry Association of America (R.I.A.A.), BET HER Hip Hop Legend Award, the Living Legend Award from AARP, and the 2023 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Culture Icon Phoenix Award presented by President Joe Biden and Vice President, Kamala Harris.

Lyte is the first rap artist to perform at Carnegie Hall and the first female artist to earn a gold single. A true leader in the music industry, MC LYTE has also performed at the Kennedy Center Honors and the White House for President Barack Obama. MC LYTE serves on the Kennedy Center's Hip Hop Culture Council and, in partnership with the Center, produces an annual event, "I AM WOMAN," to celebrate women in Hip Hop.

In addition to a busy on-screen career, MC Lyte has several television and film projects — both scripted and unscripted — in various stages of development. She serves as the C.E.O. of Sunni Gyrl, Inc., a full service entertainment management and production firm that provides Executive leadership and customized celebrity/artist support, development, and management strategies; brand development and management; wealth maintenance; community affairs and outreach; & production / creative services.

Her voice work is also well known and admired, representing dozens of Fortune 500 companies and serving as the voice of the B.E.T. Awards, Emmys, Grammys, Comcast, N.F.L. Superbowl's Halftime show, Dell, N.B.A., Coca Cola, and the N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards.
As an author, motivational speaker, and philanthropist, MC LYTE has written books and speaks globally on many inspiring topics, from her vast knowledge of the entertainment and hip-hop industries to entrepreneurialism and economic empowerment. Her nonprofit, "Hip Hop Sisters Foundation," has presented over $1,000,000 in scholarships.



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