On this day in Hip-Hop history, MC Lyte released the single "Ruffneck."
On this day in 1993, MC Lyte released her hit single "Ruffneck" on Atlantic. The track was produced by Wreckx-N-Effect and was the lead song off Lyte's fourth album Ain't No Other.
"Ruffneck" peaked at #35 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was Lyte's first top forty single. It reached #1 on the Rap chart and was nominated for a Grammy. The single was certified gold by the RIAA.
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