Birth Name: Lana Michele Moorer
Birth Place: Queens, New York
Years Active: 1986-present
Genres: Hip Hop
Lana Michelle Moorer was born on October 11, 1970 and is rapper and hip-hop artist who is better known as MC Lyte. As one of the pioneering female rappers of her time, Lyte paved the way for many female rappers that followed. Raised on the music from the streets in Brooklyn, New York, Lyte began rhyming at the age of 12. Lyte made waves in the hip-hop world with her first recording, “I Cram to Understand U (Sam),” in 1986. She rose to prominence in 1988 with her critically acclaimed debut album, “Lyte as a Rock.” Lyte’s debut album spawned the hits, “Paper Thin” and “10% Dis,” which attracted a large underground following. Lyte followed up with “Eyes on This,” in 198...
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