The E-M-C-E-E don't even try to be
M.C. is an abbreviation of Master of Ceremonies, sometimes spelled phonetically EMCEE. The initials later started to get borrowed to mean Mic Checker, Mic Controller, someone who Moves the Crowd…like Rakim.
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