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MC Lyte

A philanthropist who has presented almost $900,000 in scholarships over the past seven years, an actress on Power, Queen of the South, SWAT, and more, MC LYTE is ONLY female solo hip hop artist to receive the BET I Am Hip Hop ICON Award. First female to perform hip hop in the White House and first African American female to serve as the President ... See full bio »

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 2020 Sylvie (post-production)
 2019 New York Undercover (TV Movie)
 2019 Loved To Death
 2018 Power (TV Series)
Jelani Otombre
- When This Is Over (2018) ... Jelani Otombre
 2017-2018 Queen of the South (TV Series)
The Professor
- El Juicio (2018) ... The Professor
- La Última Hora Mata (2017) ... The Professor
- Sacar Con Sifón el Mar (2017) ... The Professor
 2018 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
DEA Special Agent Katrina 'K.C.' Walsh
- Vendetta (2018) ... DEA Special Agent Katrina 'K.C.' Walsh
- K-Town (2018) ... DEA Special Agent Katrina 'K.C.' Walsh
 2017 The Comedy Underground Series (TV Series)
- Volume 8 (2017) ... DJ
 2017 Girls Trip
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 2017 Tales (TV Series)
Makena Daniels
- Cold Hearted (2017) ... Makena Daniels
 2017 Patti Cake$
DJ French Tips
 2014 MC Lyte ft. Lil Mama & AV: Ball (Video short)
 2013 The Dempsey Sisters
Taylor Powell
 2011 Regular Show (TV Series)
- Rap It Up (2011) ... Demel-ishun (voice, as Lana Michele Moorer)
 2004-2006 Half & Half (TV Series)
Kai Owens
- The Big Hide & Sneak Episode (2006) ... Kai Owens (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
- The Big Mother's What?! Episode (2006) ... Kai Owens (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
- The Big 'What Have We Done?' Episode (2006) ... Kai Owens (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
- The Big Diva Down Episode (2006) ... Kai Owens (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
- The Big Sweet Smell of Excess Episode (2005) ... Kai Owens (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
 2006 Da Jammies (Video short)
Syrin (voice)
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
- Prescriptions (2003) ... Nikki (as Lana Moorer)
 2003 Playas Ball
Laquinta (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
 2003 Platinum (TV Series)
Camille FaReal
- Loyalty (2003) ... Camille FaReal
 2002 Holla (TV Series)
 2002 Civil Brand
Sgt. Cervantes
 1998-2002 For Your Love (TV Series)
- The Reunion (2002) ... Lana
- Pre-Nuptial Disagreement (2000) ... Lana
- Accidental Doctor (2000) ... Lana
- The Cuckoo's Nest (1998) ... Lana
 2002 The District (TV Series)
- Russian Winter (2002) ... Karla (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
 2000 Train Ride
Katrina Daniels
 1999 Get Real (TV Series)
Beth Hunter
- Denial (1999) ... Beth Hunter (as Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer)
 1999 A Luv Tale
 1999 Will Smith: Wild Wild West (Video short)
 1998 In the House (TV Series)
- Working Overtime: Part 2 (1998) ... LuLu (as Lana Michele Moorer)
 1996 MC Lyte feat. Xscape: Keep On, Keepin' On (Video short)
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 1995 Da Brat: Give It 2 You (Video short)
MC Lyte
 1995 Various Artists: Freedom (Video short)
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Female Rapper
- You Get No Respect (1995) ... Female Rapper
 1993 MC Lyte: Ruffneck (Video short)
MC Lyte
 1992 Fly by Night
 1991 H.E.A.L.: Heal Yourself (Video short)
MC Lyte
 1991 MC Lyte: Poor Georgie (Video short)
MC Lyte
 1989 MC Lyte & Positive K: I'm Not Havin' It (Video short)
MC Lyte
 1989 MC Lyte: Cha Cha Cha (Video short)
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 1988 MC Lyte: Paper Thin (Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Performed voiceover in a commercial for Tide detergent with Dawn stain fighters. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Lana Moorer a.k.a MC Lyte | Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer | Lana Michele Moorer | Lana Moorer | MC Lyte aka Lana Moorer


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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Lyte has also received a Billboard Artist of the Year Award, been nominated for a Grammy and after having two nominations, won a Soul Train Award (for Video of the Year). * See more »

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