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MC Lyte is a rapper, songwriter, model. She is known as the first solo female rapper to release a full album.

Relationship Facts of MC Lyte

MC Lyte is married to John Wyche.
She does not have any kids as of now.
MC Lyte is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of MC Lyte?

MC Lyte exchanged her vows with Marine Corps veteran John Wyche in August 2017. This musical wedding took place in Montego Bay, Jamaica, where Congo Bands played as she walked down the aisle.

This couple started dating in early 2016 after meeting on and were engaged in May 2017.

Who is MC Lyte?

MC Lyte is an American rapper, songwriter, model, DJ, and voiceover talent. She is best known as the first solo female rapper to release a full album with Lyte as a Rock.

MC Lyte: Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

This rapper was born on October 11, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States with the birth name Lana Michelle Moorer. She considered hip-hop duo Milk Dee, and DJ Giz as her brother because they all grew together.

Nat Robinson is the father of Audio Two. Her mother’s name is Bernice Gordon. She attended Hunter College. Moorer is of Afro-American descent.

MC Lyte: Early Career, Professional Life

MC Lyte started singing and rapping at the age of 12. At the age of 14, she began recording her first track but it took two years to release the song. In 1988, this rapper released her first song I Cram to Understand U (Sam) which was an underground hit. MC was featured on the music video I Want Your (Hands On Me) debuted in May 1988 on MTV.

Lyte as a Rock was her first album which was released in September 1988. The next year, this rapper released her second album ‘Eyes on This’ which includes the hit song ‘Cha Cha Cha‘. This hit paved her way for the next track ‘Cappucino’. In 1991, she released her third album ‘Act Like You Know‘, which includes the hit single Poor Gorgie.

Two years later, her fourth album Ain’t No Other became her first to reach gold status and was notable for pop hit Ruffneck. Her song Ruffneck was nominated for Best Rap Single for a Grammy Award. MC became the first solo rapper to be nominated for a Grammy.

She gives hits including ‘Keep On, Keepin’ On’ and ‘Cold Rock a Party‘ in her fifth album ‘Bad As I Wanna Be‘, which was her second gold album. Later, in 2003, she released her independently produced record The Undaground Heat notable for the song Ride With Me. This song was nominated for both BET and Grammy awards.

MC has given us many hits including Can I Get It Now, Don’t Walk Away, Mad At Me, Get Lyte, and Juke Joint. After a few years, she released her songDear John‘ which peaked number three on the Billboard Twitter Trending 140.
This rapper released her eighth album Legend after twelve years without an album in 2015.


Apart from music and rap career, Lyte is also engaged in acting. In 1991, she made her acting debut on a theater play ‘Club Twelve‘. Later in 1993, MC made her film debut Fly by Night.

She has starred in many movies and series including A Luv Tale, Civil Brand, Train Ride, Tales, SWAT, and more. She recently appeared in the filmBad Hair‘ in 2020.

Other Works

This actress has a boutique ‘Shaitel‘ that specialized in belts to sunglasses. Earlier in 1997, she launched a global entertainment firm ‘Sunni Gyrl Inc.’ She has also done voiceovers on some brands, networks, and shows.

Lyte is also a popular DJ and a motivational speaker. She was the first African-American woman to serve as the president of the LA chapter of the Recording Academy. This actress is the founder of the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation.

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Caption: MC Lyte Gorgeous Looks (Source: NBMBAA )

Awards and Honors

This songwriter has received many awards and honors including Lifetime Achievement Award at Hip Hop Inaugural Ball (2013), and BET’s I Am Hip Hop Lifetime Achievement Award. She was the first female solo hip hop artist to receive BET’s award.

Later in 2019, MC received the trial Blazer Award with YO YO, Lil Mama, Big Tigger, Da Brat, and DJ Krock.

How much is the net worth of MC Lyte?

The average salary of this rapper is $1 million. Meanwhile, according to some sources, the estimated net worth of MC is $8 million.

MC Lyte’s Rumor, Controversy

This actress was rumored to being lesbian. It was also said MC was in a relationship with Queen Latifah, Janelle Monae, Lil Mama, and Tichina Arnold.

How tall is MC Lyte?

MC Lyte is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 66 kg. Similarly, she has black curly hair and light brown eyes.

Social Media Profile

MC has over 1.8 million followers on Instagram and over 486.4 K followers on Twitter. Although she also have Facebook where she have more than 710 k followers.

Similarly, she has her own website. 


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