MC Lyte
MC Lyte

Birth name

Lana Michele Moorer


11 October 1970 (age 45)

  • Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Hip hop


Rapper, actress

Years active



DuBose Music Group, First Priority Music/Atlantic Records, East West America/Elektra Records

Associated acts

Audio Two, King of Chill, Positive K,

Lana Michele Moorer (born 11 October 1970), better known by her stage name MC Lyte, is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late 1980s. She was the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock. She has long been considered one of hip hop's pioneer feminists.


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