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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Notorious B.I.G., Tupac’s Jewels Up for Grabs

Jewelry has been a big part of hip-hop culture from the days of the gold dookie rope chain to bling, so when it came time to raise money for Russell Simmons' Rush Community Affairs, a coalition of the mogul's non-profit organizations, Simmons turned to Phillips de Pury and Company

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