Journal, used by MC Lyte

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Description (Brief)
This journal was written by Hip hop artist MC Lyte, aka Lana Michelle Moorer, with entries beginning on January 7, 2001 and ending April 10, 2001. It has a purple cover and embossed with the word “Create” on the front.
MC Lyte was born in 1970 and raised in Brooklyn. She began rhyming and writing songs at the age of 12. Her first song was recorded in 1986, and by 1988 she became the first solo female rapper to release a full album, “Lyte as a Rock.” In addition to a recording career, MC Lyte has been featured on television, film, and voice-overs.
Location
Currently not on view
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
Music & Musical Instruments
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
2001
ID Number
2006.0057.02
accession number
2006.0057
catalog number
2006.0057.02
Credit Line
Gift of Lana Michele Moorer
Lyte, MC
subject
Hip-Hop
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
synthetic leather, polyurethane (overall material)
ink (overall material)
ball point ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 cm x 15 cm x .9 cm; 7 3/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 11/32 in
National Museum of American History
Object Name
journal