Is MC Lyte married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is John Wyche who is a businessman and a Marine Corps veteran. The couple met online on Match.com and started dating him in early 2016. They decided to celebrate their engagement program in May 2017 and tied the knot in August. The marriage ceremony was organized in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of MC Lyte:
Who is MC Lyte?
Born as Lana Michelle Moorer, she landed the planet on October 11, 1970, which makes the age of MC Lyte be 50 years old as of 2020. She is an American rapper who appeared into the limelight after turning as the first solo female rapper in the late 1980s to present her full-album. Her debut album was named Lyte as a Rock which was released in 1988. The whole industry recognizes her as one of hip-hop’s pioneer feminists in the entire world.
Early Life and Education
MC Lyte was born as the daughter to American parents and grew up in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. At the age of 12, she started rapping being together with her two brothers. Her brothers formed a group named Audio Two and their father started a label named First Priority. Her father made a deal with Atlantic which includes an agreement of providing Lana a record contract with them.
Career and Professional Life
Lana initially performed under the stage name Sparkle. She recorded her first track at the age of fourteen which required two years to get released. She grabbed another opportunity to be the part of the “I Want Your (Hands on Me)” music video sung by Sinéad O’Connor which performed very well on MTV. Her first studio album was released with the name Lyte as a Rock in September 1980. The album was not a sudden release as it took many years to get completed.
On October 3, 1989, she released her second studio album named Eyes on This which includes the popular single Cha Cha Cha which reached at number 1 position of the Hot Rap Singles chart.
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On September 17, 1991, she released her third studio album called Act Like You Know which was distributed by Atlantic Records. On June 22, 1993, Lana released her fourth studio album named Ain’t No Other on First Priority Music/Atlantic Records which includes the tracks like What’s My Name Yo, One Nine Nine Three, Cram to Understand U, Brooklyn, Intro and so on.
The fifth studio album of the American female rapper was released on August 27, 1996, and was named Bad as I Wanna B. The album was produced by herself, Rashad Smith, Goldenboy, Nat Robinson, Jermaine Dupri and R. Kelly.
Seven & Seven was her sixth album released on August 18, 1998. The album was released on East West Records and includes the tracks like In My Business, Assaholic Anonymous, Put It on You, I Can’t Make a Mistake, Break It Down and much more. Her seventh studio album was entitled Da Undaground Heat, Vol. 1 which was released on March 18, 2003. It includes the tracks like God Said Lyte, Phone Check 4 Interlude Outro, Phone Check 2 Interlude, Phone Check 1 Interlude, What Ya’ll Want and so on. It took a long time to release her seventh album named Legend which was released in 2015.
In addition to her music career, she has also proven to be a successful actress. She has been featured on numbers of television shows as well including Cousin Skeeter, In Living Color, New York Undercover, Sisters in the Name of Rap, etc. Her acting roles can be seen in the television shows like Half & Half, The District, Queen of the South among others.
Appearing in an off-Broadway theater play called Club Twelve, she made her debut acting role in the early 1990s. In 1993, she made her film debut by appearing in Fly by Night where she was starred alongside Ron Brice, Steve Gomer and Jeffrey Sams. She continued her acting career in the films like A Luv Tale, Train Ride, Playa’s Ball and Civil Brand.
MC Lyte is a married woman who tied the knot with her fiancé in August 2017. It’s hard to believe that a famous celebrity like her found her soulmate and life partner on the internet in Match.com. They married after a year of getting engaged. To date, there is no any news of extra-marital affairs from the couple and there are no signs that the duo would separate from each other. Possibly, the duo is living happily with each other in their house.
The American female rapper stands at a height of 5 feet and 4 inches. She looks physically fit and extremely active and possesses an appealing personality cap[able to perform outstandingly on the stage. MC Lyte often appears in short hair as she feels comfortable in keeping her hair short.
Salary and Net worth
MC Lyte has an estimated net worth of 8 million USD. She has garnered a huge amount of earnings from her music and acting career as well as from her business activities. She has also opened a boutique named Shaitel, in Los Angeles which was offering several products including belts and sunglasses. She also launched a global entertainment firm named Sunni Gyrl Inc. in 1997 that was mainly focused on artist management, consulting, production and offering creative services.
Further, MC Lyte has also contributed to the 50th birthday celebration of Michael Jordan as the DJ of choice. Besides that, she has also been serving as a speaker and has contributed to the numbers of universities and colleges in the United States. She has also served the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy for two years until 2013 as its President. Talking about her philanthropy, she has also founded the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation which has been providing scholarships to students.
MC Lyte has also earned numbers of awards, nominations and honors in her name apart from her jaw-dropping financial net worth. One of her songs titled Ruffneck received nominations for Best Rap Single for 1993’s Grammy Awards. She was also honored by VH1 in October 2006. During the 2013 Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball, she earned the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of MC Lyte can also be explored on most of the demanded wiki sites including Wikipedia. She is also active on various social networking sites where the female rapper’s Instagram profile is available @mclyte. Similarly, she is reachable on Twitter @mclyte. She has amassed over 1 million and 469k followers in her Instagram and Twitter profile respectively. Her official Facebook page is available @officialmclytefanpage where she is being followed by over 412k followers.