Many hip-hop artists have been devoted to supporting the youth. MC Lyte is one of them. During her visit to the Steve Harvey show,the hip-hop veteran awarded a 19-year-old with a $50,000 scholarship to attend Dillard University.
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The "Paper Thin" rapper is a member of the Board of Trustees at the historically black university. The scholarship was presented through Lyte's foundation, Hip-Hop Sisters, which is a non-profit that "provides national and international support to women, men and youth around the globe" through mentorship, educational opportunities, financial empowerment and more.