Strong Women In Music: MC Lyte’s Up Penn State

Alumni Hall welcomes Hip-Hop icon MC Lyte live in concert with special guest Dr. E
MC Lyte - Coming To Alumni Hall Apr 27
MC Lyte - Coming To Alumni Hall Apr 27
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April 19, 2011 - PRLog -- University Park, Pa. -- The Penn State Jazz Club is hosting an unforgettable performance by Grammy nominated lyricist MC Lyte on April 27, 2011 at 10pm in Alumni Hall.

Multifaceted entertainer, entrepreneur, and Hip-Hop pioneer, MC Lyte will deliver her highly anticipated performance at Alumni Hall, showcasing her phenomenal talent. She will be accompanied by live musicians directed by PSU Arts Instructor and renowned jazz artist Ronnie Burrage.  

"Ronnie Burrage has been a wonderful help to the Jazz Club, lining up multicultural collaborations with top artists of many genres that influence and are influenced by jazz. We are incredibly excited to have the groundbreaking Hip-Hop artist MC Lyte coming to do a one of a kind show for the Penn State students and community," says Eli Byrne, faculty advisor to the Penn State Jazz Club.

Opening the evening will be soul songstress, songwriter, and former Penn State professor Dr. E. Jazzy, bluesy and undeniably soulful, Dr. E will be performing songs from her well-received debut solo project Elevated released last July on her independent "Give Us Free" Records label. Joyous in her return to University Park, Dr. E is deeply honored to open for the legendary MC Lyte!

For additional information on Dr. E visit

Event Details
WHAT: Strong Women In Music: MC Lyte in Concert w/ Special Guest Dr. E
WHERE: PSU Alumni Hall
201 Woodland St.
University Park, PA 16801
WHEN: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 // Doors 10:00pm

COST: FREE ADMISSION with photo i.d.

Making her mark at the age of 17, MC Lyte hit the scene with her 1988 album Lyte as Rock. The 1993 anthem, "Ruffneck," was an instant classic and landed her the first ever female solo Hip-Hop artist Grammy nomination.

MC Lyte was also the first female Hip-Hop artist to sell over 500,000 albums, earning her a Gold Record. In addition to being a trailblazer in the Hip-Hop music world, MC Lyte is a DJ, Actress, Motivational Speaker, and Philanthropist. Bringing history to universities; Lyte tours college campuses across the country utilizing her success story to motivate students and young adults to reach their full potential. The Penn State Jazz Club is proud to present an evening with MC Lyte April 27th in Alumni Hall.

More of MC Lyte's discography can be discovered by visiting the official website:

Requests for radio interviews can be directed to Ebony Jeanette PR at (614) 664-3491.

For event information contact Penn State Jazz Club Advisor Eli Byrne

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