MC Lyte pictured at Essence's 9th Annual Black Women in Music event. This year Missy Elliott was named 2018's honoree, described by organizers as 'one of the artistic masterminds of our time' - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 25th January 2018
MC Lyte at the 49th NAACP Image Awards 2018 held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. This year's big winners included Ava DuVernay, 'blacki-ish', 'Get Out' and Bruno Mars - Pasadena, California, United States - Monday 15th January 2018
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.