MC Lyte Honored With "I Am Hip Hop Award" At BET Hip Hop Awards

MC Lyte is awarded with the "I Am Hip Hop" award at this year's BET Hip Hop Awards.

MC Lyte was honored today with the “I Am Hip Hop Award” at this year's BET Hip Hop Awards, which aired today (October 15). Former honorees include Rakim, Russell Simmons and Grandmaster Flash. 

Lyte encouraged other women who rap in her speech.

"Please keep the dream alive," MC Lyte said in her acceptance speech. "I am with you."

Eve, who presented Lyte with her award, also spoke on Lyte's significance.

“She set the precedent for female freestylers,” Eve said of MC Lyte, as per “I’m truly, truly honored. She has meant so much to me in my career.”

Additionally, MC Lyte is set to participate in BET's reality television program, "Hip Hop Sisters." The show is set to feature Lyte with fellow women who rap, The Lady Of Rage, Yo Yo, Smooth, Monie Love and Lil Mama. 

Lyte is also set to release new music. Her single "Cravin'" is slated to be featured on an upcoming project, which scheduled to drop in 2014.

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  • Anonymous

    Salute a Queen when you see one...#Legend

  • Young Lou

    Congrats to MC LYTE on what was otherwise another weak award show. SNOOP was hilarious though

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  • Anonymous

    Lyte >>>>>>>>>>>> Drake, Ross, Wayne,Meek and whoever is so-called hot right now.

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  • Tickingtucking

    You cannot be Hip-Hop when most intelligent rich niggas like myself don't even know who the fuck are you.

    • Anonymous

      Salute all the above except that titinfucking fruit. Whenever these fruits come and comment, people need to check their fruity asses.

    • Anonymous

      I just came here to laugh at the OP fvckboy "intelligent rich niggas" on the internet really means broke, young whiteboy starving for attention look at the screen name tickingtucking and see the truth

    • NA SON

      haha you can't be an intelligent nigga, or even have a right to be in this culture, if you don't know who MC Lyte is sorry, go back to school nigga

    • tickingtucking is a bitch

      learn about REAL hip-hop before you write ignorant bullshit. you're part of the "swag" generation, ain't you? i hope your swag is enough when you get a job mopping floors

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