Florida A&M University Adds MC Lyte as Halftime Entertainment Lineup

MC Lyte
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Florida A&M University Adds MC Lyte as Halftime Entertainment Lineup

Submitted by Fabiola Fleuranvil


     TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida A&M University continues to add to its halftime entertainment lineup as part of its enhanced football experience for the 2012 season. The university has confirmed Hip Hop legend, MC Lyte, will perform during the third home game against South Carolina State University on Oct. 20. The game is also the Prince Hall Shriner’s Foundation Diabetes Classic and Parents’ Weekend. Local DJs Loosekid & Dawkness will round out the halftime entertainment with live music and DJ battles to keep fans entertained.

     “By now, fans and supporters of FAMU have noticed that the Athletics program has an exciting halftime production lineup for the entire 2012 football season,” shares Derek Horne, FAMU athletics director. “We are committed to our new team energy and theme and the football team has declared that it’s Our Team, Our Time. We look forward to having fans enjoy the entire football experience and the on field performance from our players.”

     FAMU recently announced the entertainment lineup for the earlier home games with the first game on September 15 against Hampton University being the Hall of Fame Game to include a halftime performance by major recording artist FUTURE, Joe Bullard as game MC, and DJ battles between DJ Demp representing the New School and DJ Neaux and Will ‘Power’ Packer of Rainforest Films representing the Old School. The second home game on October 13 against Savannah State University is “Youth and Community Day” and features local Tallahassee high school marching bands from James S. Rickards High School and FAMU Developmental Research School, a “Pink” theme in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and various community groups.

     This season, the football program takes on a brand new energy with a new theme – “Our Team, Our Time: Respect the Game.” More than 1,000 fans attended the annual FAMU Fan Day on Aug. 11 to catch a glimpse of the 2012 Rattler football team.

     Opponents for this year’s home games include Hampton University on September 15, Savannah State University on October 13, South Carolina State University on October 20, and the homecoming game celebrating FAMU’s 125th anniversary on November 10 against North Carolina Central University.

     For more information regarding the 2012 football season, visit FAMUAthletics.com or call (850) 599-3868.


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