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MC Lyte was at the Strand in Dorchester the other night to speak at the kickoff for Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.’s 71st Northeastern Regional Conference. The rapper is an honorary member of the sorority and also happens to be the president of the Los Angeles chapter of the Recording Academy, best known for running the Grammys. Lyte talked to the crowd about mentoring young women in entertainment. Other speakers during the event included Sue Anderson, of USA Swimming’s Diversity and Inclusion Team.