Hip-Hop Icons, MC Lyte and Queen Latifah Team Up on "King King"

My Block Inc/SGI is thrilled to announce the release of the summer anthem "King King," a powerful collaboration between iconic women on the mic MC Lyte and Queen Latifah as the formal readies the release of her new album, "1 of 1".


6/28/20242 min read

New Hit Single "King King" Featuring MC Lyte and Queen Latifah Takes the Summer by Storm. My Block Inc/SGI is thrilled to announce the release of the summer anthem "King King," a powerful collaboration between the two iconic women. Produced by the talented Nottz & Grammy Award Winning Warryn Campbell, this track is set to become a much needed anthem with its empowering message and infectious beat.

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MC Lyte praises the dedication and commitment of men who have overcome challenges to embrace love and responsibility. In the chorus, MC Lyte and Queen Latifah harmoniously chant, "It's your crown, hold it / Even if the world falls down, show it," emphasizing resilience and the importance of self-confidence in the face of adversity. MC Lyte shares her inspiration behind the single, stating, “There has never been an anthem like this that celebrated men who are committed to their families. It's about time we recognize them as Kings who deserve praise for their guidance and protection.”

Teaming up with Queen Latifah adds another layer of strength and unity to this impactful summer anthem. With distribution by Vydia, "King King" is poised to make waves in the music industry and resonate with audiences worldwide. This dynamic collaboration between MC Lyte and Queen Latifah promises to be a standout track of the season, delivering a message of empowerment and respect for all listeners.

Later this summer, MC Lyte will be releasing her anticipated ninth studio album, "1 of 1". Her first album release in over a decade and she returns with a renewed sense of purpose and determination. Executive produced by multi-Grammy award-winning producer Warryn Campbell, "1 of 1" promises to be a powerful statement in the world of music.

MC LYTE - a legend in music and entertainment – is a pioneering artist and a formidable actress in television and film. Her most recent acting credits include ANGEL, whereby Lyte takes on the role of Detective Monroe, Viacom's Hip Hop Family Christmas, B.E.T.'s Favorite Son's Christmas, a series regular on last year's New York Undercover pilot (a reboot of the original Dick Wolf series), and she has recurred on S.W.A.T. (C.B.S.), Power (Starz), and Queen of the South (U.S.A.).

Join MC Lyte and Queen Latifah in celebrating love, commitment, and family through this unforgettable summer hit.

Photos curtesy of Lalah Hathaway