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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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Known For

Girls Trip MC Lyte
Limitless Soundtrack
Blue Crush Soundtrack


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 2021 Hip Hop Family Christmas (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Tina Nixon
 2022 Kid's Crew (TV Series) (announced)
School Teacher
- Steal gotta rhyme (2022) ... School Teacher
- Believe in yourself (2022) ... School Teacher
 2021 Partners in Rhyme (TV Series)
Lana Crawford
- Mom? (2021) ... Lana Crawford
- Weekday (2021) ... Lana Crawford
- PregNOT (2021) ... Lana Crawford
- F.O.E. (2021) ... Lana Crawford
- Carpe DM (2021) ... Lana Crawford
 2021 I, Challenger
 2020 Angie: Lost Girls
Pastor Kim
 2020 Sylvie's Love
 2020 Bad Hair
 2019 New York Undercover (TV Movie)
 2019 Praying & Believing (Video short)
Head Correction Officer
 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 feat. Lil Mama & AV: Ball (Music Video)
 2013 The Dempsey Sisters
Taylor Powell
 2011 Regular Show (TV Series)
- Rap It Up (2011) ... Demel-ishun (voice, as Lana Michele Moorer)
 2007 Playas Ball
Laquinta (as Lana 'MC Lyte' 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 Moorer aka MC Lyte)
- 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 Moorer aka MC Lyte)
 2006 Da Jammies (Video short)
Syrin (voice)
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
- Prescriptions (2003) ... Nikki (as Lana 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
- The Prenuptial Disagreement (2000) ... Lana
- The Accidental Doctor (2000) ... Lana
- The Baby Boom (1999) ... Lana (as Lana Moorer a.k.a. MC Lyte)
- 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
 2000 Bob Marley Feat. MC Lyte: Jammin' (Remix) (Music Video)
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 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 (Music Video)
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 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 (Music Video)
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 1995 Da Brat: Give It 2 You (Music Video)
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 1995 Various Artists: Freedom - Rap Version (Video short)
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 1995 Various Artists: Freedom (Video short)
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 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Female Rapper
- You Get No Respect (1995) ... Female Rapper
 1994 Janet Jackson Feat. MC Lyte: You Want This (Music Video)
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 1993 MC Lyte: Ruffneck (Music Video)
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 1992 Fly by Night
 1991 MC Lyte: Poor Georgie (Music Video)
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 1989 MC Lyte & Positive K: I'm Not Havin' It (Music Video)
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 1989 Foster & McElroy: Dr Soul (Video short)
 1989 MC Lyte: Cha Cha Cha (Music Video)
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 1988 MC Lyte: Lyte as a Rock (Music Video)
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 1988 MC Lyte: Paper Thin (Music Video)
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (29 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (8 credits)
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Show Show Self (153 credits)
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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:

Apple Music | Cameo | See more »

Alternate Names:

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


5' 4" (1.63 m)


John Wyche  (filed for divorce)

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She has received two RIAA certified Gold singles and a Platinum single. See more »

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