mc lyte*MC Lyte has been bringing in that dough with her voice over work, but she’s making her grand return to music with a new album, according to Essence.

Legend” is her upcoming album, which will be released on Vinyl only and her first in 12 years since the 2003’s “Da Underground Heat, Vol. 1.”

The new album will combine her classic sound with a current, edgy one. She’s picking independent record stores worldwide and will provide autograph copies as collector’s items.

She made her debut with 1988’s “Lyte as a Rock,” making her the first female emcee to release a solo album, garnering critical acclaim.

The album will feature Common, Faith EvansMarioKenny Lattimore and Coko. It will be available in selected stores on Saturday, April 18.