Journal, used by MC Lyte

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.
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Object Name
date made
Lyte, MC
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
overall: 18 cm x 15 cm x .9 cm; 7 3/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 11/32 in
book: 7 in x 5 11/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 17.78 cm x 14.44625 cm x 2.69875 cm
pen: 4 5/8 in x 7/16 in; 11.7475 cm x 1.11125 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Music & Musical Instruments
Cultures & Communities
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Lana Michele Moorer

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