Speaker Bio

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MC Lyte
Artist, DJ

MC Lyte is a lyricist, inspirational speaker, dj, pioneer, icon, veteran, and entrepreneur, described as one of the most prolific and well-respected female hip-hop artists of all time. MC Lyte has graced network television as well as the big screen and has been the voice behind the VH1 Hip Hop Honors and national campaigns for Wherehouse Music, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, and Nike.

She is the host of Morning Cup on Centric and recently released her latest album, Legend. Author of Unstoppable: Igniting the Power Within to Achieve Your Greatest Potential, MC Lyte provides keynote addresses at educational institutions, community centers, and corporations around the globe. She is also very active in various social projects, including anti-violence campaigns, HIV/AIDS prevention, and Rock the Vote. 

MC Lyte is CEO of Sunni Gyrl, Inc., chair of Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, and Governor and immediate past President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy, a Grammy organization. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Dillard University and is a proud honorary member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.