MC Lyte is best known as one of the greatest female emcees in the genre. After doing some acting on the side, she is adding Executive Vice President to her already impressive resume. As Executive VP of DuBose Music Group, a part of DuBose Entertainment, the expectations will be high.
“Lyte is a rap music icon and music scholar with a wealth of industry connections and an extensive knowledge of urban music,” said CEO James DuBose. “With Lyte at the helm, DMG is perfectly positioned to usher in the next generation of artists and influence a new generation of music fans.”
Lyte‘s first move was to sign 20 year old singer-songwriter Tenille.
“At DMG, we will provide artists like Tenille a platform to showcase their talent and to grow into bona fide R&B superstars,” MC Lyte said via statement. “I’m thrilled to be working with DuBose to bring soul music to music lovers young and old.”
MC Lyte is also working on her own album, tentatively titled The Second Coming. no finalized release date has been set for that album.