Throwback Thursday: MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha

Throwback Thursday: MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha

“I’ve got the power to spread out and devour
At the same time I’ll eat you up with a rhyme
But I’ll let you slide cuz you accidently hopped on the wrong side
Now come on, that’s suicide”

This is one of the songs that made me become passionate about hip-hop music. This is my favorite track by Lyte and one of my favorite tracks in hip-hop, period. Her confident and effortless flow is what helped her to gain recognition as a great MC. She could hold her own in a sea of male MC’s, which has influenced me to have the confidence to discuss hip-hop in this male-dominated genre. Plus I know all the lyrics by heart. And let’s not get started on that trend-setting hairstyle!

Cha Cha Cha

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