Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: MC Hammer albums, MC Hammer songs, Please Hammer, Dont Hurt Em, MC Hammer discography, U Cant Touch This, Im Too Sexy, Too Legit to Quit, The Funky Headhunter, Have You Seen Her, Pumps and a Bump, Lets Get It Started, Active Duty, Hammertime, Inside Out, The Addams Family Theme, Feel My Power, Pray, Hammer pants, Hammerman, Look Look Look, Back 2 Back Hits, Full Blast, Greatest Hits, The Hits, This Is The Way We Roll. Excerpt: Stanley Kirk Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage name MC Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American rapper, entertainer, business entrepreneur, dancer and actor.
He had his greatest commercial success and popularity from the late 1980s until the mid-1990s. Remembered for a rapid rise to fame before losing the majority of his fortune, Hammer is also known for his hit records, including U Cant Touch This, flamboyant dance movements and trademark Hammer pants.
Hammers superstar-status made him a household name and pop icon. He has sold more than 50 million records worldwide, demonstrating hip hops potential for mass market success. Burrell also became a preacher during the late 1990s, was a television show host and dance judge, is a record label CEO, and as of 2008 works as a co-creator of a dance website called DanceJam, while still performing concerts at music venues and assisting with other social media, ministry and outreach functions.
In addition, he was executive producer of his own reality show called Hammertime which aired on the A&E Network during the summer of 2009. Prior to becoming ordained, Hammer signed with Suge Knights Death Row Records by 1995. M.C. Hammer is considered a forefather and innovator of pop rap, and is the first hip hop artist to achieve diamond status for an album. Hammer was later considered a sell-out rapper due in part to over-exp...