Contact Us
MC Lyte

MC Lyte

Jason Merritt, Getty Images for VH1
Jason Merritt, Getty Images for VH1
[

MC Lyte, Essence Music Festival 2012: Rapper Talks Hip Hop Sisters, Says Kanye West ‘Lost His Filter’

MC Lyte keeps adding to her legacy beyond rap music, but everything she has a hand in incorporates the hip-hop culture as a whole.

On Saturday afternoon (July 7), the rap pioneer performed at the Essence Music Festival's block party in New Orleans' Champions Square. Just after her set, she spoke about her nonprofit organiza

Read More

Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
[

Essence Black Women in Music 2012: Kelly Rowland Honored, Eve Joins

Kelly Rowland attended the 3rd annual Essence Black Women in Music event, presented by the Lincoln MKX Crossover, Wednesday night (Feb. 8) in Hollywood and was honored for her achievements in the music industry alongside record label veteran Sylvia Rhone.

Dressed in a flowing orange gown, th

Read More

Bryan Bedder, Getty Images
Bryan Bedder, Getty Images
[

KRS-One: Connie Chung’s Harsh Words, LL Cool J’s Disobedience & Retirement

The truth is KRS-One has always existed in extremes. The celebrated Bronx, N.Y., MC evolved from giving birth to the controversial rap genre known as gangsta rap to dropping a politically conscious classic. He was leader of the influential hip-hop group Boo

Getty Images (2) I WireImage
Getty Images (2) I WireImage
[

MC Lyte Weighs In on Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj Beef

As the beef between Lil' Kim and Nicki Minaj rages on, hip-hop pioneer MC Lyte is weighing in on the situation.

Lyte, who is known as one of first female rappers to put female emcee's on the map, sees

Read More

Jason Merritt, Getty Images for VH1
Jason Merritt, Getty Images for VH1
[

MC Lyte Celebrates ‘Word Revolution’ With Grammy Foundation

The Grammy Foundation honored the hip-hop genre with its special event Word Revolution: A Celebration of The Evolution of Hip-Hop in Los Angeles on Thursday (Feb. 10). The showcase, held at the Wilshire Ebell Theater, included performances and appearances from past Grammy winners and hip-hop pioneers, and celebrated the year's Music Preservation project which explores hip-hop as an art form

Read More

[

Ladies First: 10 Old-School Videos Feat. Female Rappers

If Nicki Minaj is the only female rapper on your radar, then Houston, we have a problem. Sure, the animated rhymer has saturated videos alongside Diddy, DJ Khaled and Trey Songz as of late, but a slew of femcees commanded the spotlight in clips way before she donned an orange wig

Read More

[

Toure’s Top Five Female MCs

Let's hear it for the ladies this week as Toure lists through his Top 5 female MCs of all time. Using flow, voice, lyrics and catalog as the determining factors, Fuse's resident hip-hop aficionado digs deep into the history of female rapping to bring you the five women he likes to listen to the most

Read More

mclyte200_225
[

MC Lyte to Host African-American Version of ‘The View’

Grammy-winning rapper MC Lyte has announced plans to launch a syndicated radio show in early March.

Lyte will host the new talk show, 'Cafe Mocha,' with co-hosts, comedian Loni Love of 'Chelsea Lately' fame, and Angelique Perrin, from the popular Los Angeles

Read More

mclyte200_225
[

MC Lyte, Raekwon Headline Hip-Hop Legends Concert

One of the hottest tickets for hip-hop fans will take place in New York City this summer. Veteran rappers MC Lyte, Raekwon and Naughty by Nature, are just a few of the artists kicking off the second installment of the Hip-Hop Legends Concert on June 1

Read More

isaac-hayes-200-071907
[

Isaac Hayes Commemorated at VH1 Hip-Hop Honors

Hip-hop made room for a tribute to soul legend Isaac Hayes at last night at VH1's fifth annual 'Hip-Hop Honors' ceremony. Held at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, rappers including Chuck D, Scarface and Mos Def all saluted the music pioneer.

The tribute inclu

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!