MC Lyte drops new track “Dear John” which is the first release from legendary Lyte’s upcoming LP. The project will be her first in 11 years, and we’re all looking forward to it. “Dear John” will also be featured in Lyte’s upcoming episode of “Being,” which will air on Saturday, September 13, 2014 on Centric, 9pm est / 8c. Immediately after the episode, MC Lyte will participate in a live streamed Q&A for fans and media worldwide who should register at to view or participate. I know I’ll be locked in!

“Dear John” is the anthem for #EducateOURMen, which is the signature scholarship initiative of MC Lyte’s Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, which has presented two $100,000 university scholarships during the Soul Train Music Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show each year since the organization’s founding. This year, the foundation will present dozens of scholarships earmarked to send men of color to HBCU’s. Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jada Pinkett Smith and Faith Evans are just of the few celebrities who support the foundation’s movement (

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