Hip-Hop legend, MC Lyte, has announced that with the release of her latest single, “Dear John” featuring Common, will serve as the official anthem of Hip Hop Sisters Foundation’s #EducateOURMen scholarship initiative. Along with MC Lyte, Chair and Founder, along with President and CEO, Lynn Richardson, and Executive Director, Monica Newman McCluney, will team up with BET Networks, Soul Train and Dillard University to announce the first of many scholarship recipients during the Soul Train Music Awards red carpet pre-show in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday November 7, 2014.
“I am excited to partner with BET Networks, Soul Train Holdings and Dillard University to provide numerous young men of color with supplemental need-based scholarships to attend Dillard University and am looking forward to speaking to the women of Las Vegas during our Women, Wealth and Relationships Forum” says MC Lyte.
Hip Hop Sisters is a non-profit foundation that promotes positive images of women of ethnic diversity, bringing together leaders from the world of Hip Hop, the entertainment industry, and the corporate world, providing national and international support to women and youth around the globe on the topics of cultural issues, financial empowerment, health and wellness, mentorship and educational opportunities. For more information please visit www.hiphopsisters.org.