MC Lyte shares what it means to be a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.

As a prominent Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. member, Lana Moorer, aka MC Lyte, has been a proud sorority member for 15 years. The organization recently celebrated its Centennial Boule in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rolling out had the opportunity to speak with MC Lyte about her membership, its impact, and some memorable moments from the week […]

MC Lyte finally obtains the rights to her stage name after 30 years

MC Lyte has been making crowds move since she was 16-years-old and stormed on the scene with “I Cram To Understand U (Sam).” The veteran MC turned voice-over talent and actress, just announced on Instagram that she finally obtained the rights to her stage name in a long-overdue power move. “For years I was signed […]

‘Ebony’ magazine celebrates 75 years at Power 100 Awards show

Ebony magazine’s 75th year annivesary and 2021 Power 100 award show was a night filled with so much to celebrate on Oct. 23 at the Beverly Hilton hotel. Not only does Ebony represent black culture, it has been in existence longer than the majority of the invited guests. Businesswoman Michele Ghee was recently appointed the […]

MC Lyte set to flex her acting chops in new comedy series ‘Partners In Rhyme’

Veteran rapper MC Lyte is forging her way deeper into Hollywood and will star in as well as executive produce the upcoming television series “Partners In Rhyme.” The new series will air on AMC Network’s streaming service UMC and Lyte just revealed that they have cast Precious Way as her co-lead after a nationwide call […]

Russell Simmons launching NFT collection honoring hip-hop pioneers

Def Jam Records founder Russell Simmons is making a play to help get some of the forefathers of hip-hop paid. Simmons has partnered with Tokau to launch a new non-fungible token (NFT) collection focused on the history of rap and hip-hop. The new NFT will be called “Masterminds of Hip Hop” and the goal is […]

Black female stars turn 50 but stay fabulous

Many of our beloved entertainment and music stars are maturing beautifully as they join club 50. These icons should be celebrated as they cross the 50-year threshold and rolling out is featuring some of our favorites as they celebrate five decades of life.   Cheers to Erykah Badu, a Pisces who completed 50 rotations around the […]

MC Lyte teams up with NBWA, Morgan Stanley to give back during global pandemic

MC Lyte recently teamed up with the National Basketball Wives Association and Morgan Stanley to give back during the global health pandemic by donating more than 15,000 books to 5,000 students in under-resourced areas that have been impacted by current shelter-in-place orders. NBWA recently organized the “Spread Love Fest,” a virtual party with a purpose […]

Virtual party with a purpose with MC Lyte powered by NBWA and Morgan Stanley

The ladies of The National Basketball Wives Association are leading the way to provide much-needed resources for underserved students with a virtual party with a purpose featuring MC Lyte. The NBWA is teaming up with Morgan Stanley to donate 15,000 books and e-books to students impacted by the shelter in place orders. The virtual party […]

Merry Green discusses the necessity of Black Women’s Expo Atlanta

The Black Women’s Expo, already a staple in Chicago for all things related to Black women, beauty, business, community and entertainment, is making its return to Atlanta’s Georgia International Convention Center Sept. 14-15. Rolling out reached out to BWe founder Merry Green to get the skinny on BWe’s beginnings, what Atlantans can expect from the […]

Legendary producer Teddy Riley gets star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (video)

Hip-hop revolutionary Teddy Riley changed the game forever with his brand of hip-hop soul called “New Jack Swing” in the late 1980s and early 1990s. His classic cuts with the group GUY (“Teddy’s Jam,” “Piece of My Love,” “I Like”) and Blackstreet (“No Diggity” and “Before I Let You Go”) and production work on Michael […]

Stars of TV One’s newest film give the warning signs of being ‘Loved to Death’

Malinda Williams (“Girlfriends’ Getaway” and “Soul Food”), and Tobias Truvillion (“Empire”), and MC Lyte (“Queen of the South”) star in TV One’s newest film “Loved to Death.” In TV One’s third installment of their “Love, Lies and Murder” movie series, Williams and Truvillion play a newly engaged couple whose romance is cut short when they […]

Yo! MTV Raps concert brings back nostalgic memories of our favorite rappers

On Friday, June 1, 2018 Hip-hop legends Eric B. & Rakim, KRS-One, MC Lyte, Pharcyde, EPMD, Yo-Yo and so many more gathered at the Barclays Center to perform for the 30th anniversary of YO! MTV Raps. From 1988 to 1995, the iconic show was hosted by several incredible hosts: Fab 5 Freddy and then later by Ed […]

Rap legend MC Lyte gets married

Hip-hop legend Lana “MC Lyte” Moorer is now married. Born Lana Michelle Moorer, the Brooklyn-born and bred emcee icon and pioneer, tied the knot with John Wyche, a former Marine and entrepreneur, on the beaches of Montego Bay at the Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort in Jamaica. The day was filled with sun, sand, and music with R&B singer Kelly […]

Kelly Price featured at Girl Talk Session: The W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience 2017

MC Lyte, Dr. Lynn Richardson, Dr. Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Erica Campbell, Nicci Gilbert, Dr. Wanda Davis Turner, Yo Yo Fearless, SWV’s Coko and Centric TV’s vice president of sales Michele Thornton welcomed women from around the world last night for The W.E.A.L.T.H Experience. Hosted at The 1 Hotel in South Beach, Miami; Thursday, Jan. 5, […]

MC Lyte to speak at the W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience women’s retreat

The 2017 W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience women’s retreat is coming, and MC Lyte and her sister circle of friends are ready to inspire, encourage and empower women just in time for the new year. The W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience, which is an acronym for Womanhood, Expansion, Assets, Leadership, Transformation and Health, is a three-day women’s retreat focused on connecting […]

MC Lyte tours with ‘Love Jones The Musical,’ talks community work and music

Photo Courtesy MC Lyte

MC Lyte is currently on tour with Love Jones The Musical along with Raheem DeVaughn, Musiq Soulchild and Marsha Ambrosius. The nationwide tour just wrapped its Detroit leg this past weekend. The musical is definitely making waves in the markets it’s already been to, and will soon to be in a city near you. However, Lyte […]

Raheem DeVaughn talks starring in ‘Love Jones the Musical,’ and new music

Raheem DeVaughn (Photo Credit: Chad Griffith)

Raheem DeVaughn will be joining the cast of Love Jones the Musical, which is set to embark on a national tour this fall. He will be in great company too as the star-studded musical boasts an all-star cast of R&B music’s biggest names, including Chrisette Michele, Musiq Soulchild, Marsha Ambrosius, Dave Hollister and MC Lyte. The […]