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  MC Hammer MP3 Downloads - MC Hammer Music Downloads - MC Hammer Music Videos
MC Hammer was born Stanley Kirk Burrell in Oakland, CA, on March 30, 1962.
Hammer scored his last big hit with "Addams Groove," the theme to the film version of The Addams Family, and then paused to reconsider his approach.
In 1996, Hammer filed for bankruptcy, his taste for luxury having gotten the better of his dwindling income; his mansion was sold at a fraction of its cost.
www.mp3.com /mc-hammer/artists/36/summary.html   (1511 words)

 TechCrunch20 Conference: Caterina Fake, MC Hammer & Rajeev Motwani Join Expert Panel
MC Hammer is an entrepreneur and American MC who brought rap music to a mass pop audience during the late 1980s and early 1990s, selling millions of copies of his chart topping albums.
MC Hammer brings diversity, an entrepreneurial background that beats that of at least three of the other panelists so far (succeeding then failing still has that succeeding part in it).
This is not to say that MC Hammer has no qualifications to speak on issues related to entrepreneurship and media, but some of us remember all of the prominent figures (celebrities, athletes, etc.) who got involved with Internet startups during the first bubble.
www.techcrunch.com /2007/05/11/techcrunch20-conference-rajeev-motwani-caterina-fake-mc-hammer-join-expert-panel   (3712 words)

  MC Hammer Biography - AOL Music
MC Hammer was born Stanley Kirk Burrell in Oakland, CA, on March 30, 1962.
Hammer scored his last big hit with "Addams Groove," the theme to the film version of The Addams Family, and then paused to reconsider his approach.
In 1996, Hammer filed for bankruptcy, his taste for luxury having gotten the better of his dwindling income; his mansion was sold at a fraction of its cost.
music.aol.com /artist/mc-hammer/46/biography   (781 words)

  MC Hammer Relationships
MC Hammer feels comfortable in an atmosphere that is open and experimental, and he has little taste for convention and tradition.
MC Hammer enjoys a partner who is dynamic and alive, someone with a strong independent streak, and he does not like things to become too peaceful or predictable in the love arena.
MC Hammer is always willing to experiment and try anything new that MC Hammer's partner suggests, and he enjoys being surprised.
www.topsynergy.com /famous/M_C_Hammer.asp   (513 words)

 MC Hammer Interview pt 1
MC Hammer: Well, #1 my decision to be a part of the Death Row family came about because Suge Knight and I have a relationship that goes back all the way back to about 1987-88....Suge called me asked me would I like to join the family...
MC Hammer: Well i've always been a friend of chuck Ds, but you know I like a lot of the things that he says, krs-1, I like a lot of the things that he said.
MC Hammer:Holyfield is a friend...What I did with Holyfield was simply tried to take the pressure of all the business off him at the time so he could concentrate on winning the championship back which he did.
www.daveyd.com /hammer.html   (4032 words)

 F002, MC Hammer
Hammer, whose real name is Stanley Burnell, has made his mark in the music industry with a decade-long career.
Hammer and his "posse" wowed audiences with intricate dance routines topped off with plenty of flash and style leading to a long list of successful albums, singles and videos.
Hammer is trying to revive the positive aspects of rap and clean it up.
www.dabelly.com /features/feature02.htm   (1169 words)

 Rolling Stone : MC Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em Though M.C. Hammer's debut LP, Let's Get It Started, sold more than a million copies, it was a sixty-watt bulb in the rap meltdown, relying on worn soul riffs and endless ploys.
If anything, Hammer's second LP is weaker than his first Lacking the tour de funk of last year's hit "Turn This Mother...
The ultimate Behind the Music subject: Because his success owes more to hard work and showmanship than to originality, Hammer (who called himself MC Hammer on his first two albums) was frequently reviled as a sellout and a fake in the hip-hop community.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/mchammer   (159 words)

 Amazon.com: Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em: Music: MC Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In hip-hop, respect is like currency, and by the mid-'90s MC Hammer was as bereft of props as he was of cash.
MC Hammer (and later, just Hammer) was one of those musical performers who can be likened to a shooting star.
Hammer's music tears down walls, so it is ironic that so much criticism is leveled at him from those hiding behind the phony walls of political correctness and bigotry.
www.amazon.com /Please-Hammer-Dont-Hurt-Em/dp/B000002UVD   (1543 words)

 MC Hammer
MC Hammer (later Hammer), real name Stanley Kirk Burrell, (born March 30, 1962) was an early mainstream rapper, known for his baggy 'genie' pants and catchy hooks on songs like "U Can't Touch This".
In 1997, MC Hammer (who by that time had readopted the "MC") was the subject of an episode of the ''"Oprah Winfrey Show"'' and the VH1 series ''Behind the Music''.
Hammer's sampling of large portions of well-known pop oldies (as opposed to short James Brown or George Clinton funk riffs) has shown increasing popularity among rappers.
www.artistopia.com /mc-hammer   (1197 words)

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MC Hammer was so successful he had a dishwasher installed in his bedroom to clean up his midnight snacks.
MC Hammer's second album stands as the pinnacle of pop-rap crossover, with its hit singles "U Can't Touch This," "Have You Seen Her," and "Pray" forming its core.
Hammer relied on pop choruses as much as hip-hop beats, which helped the album sell over ten million copies and stay on the top of the charts for 21 weeks.
www.lycos.com /info/mc-hammer.html   (473 words)

 Whatever Happened To: M.C. Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After breaking his leg in 1996 and the murder of friend Tupac Shakur, Hammer experienced somewhat of an epiphany and went back to being "a man of God" (Hammer grew up in a religious envronment and was no stranger to spiritual endevours).
Hammer is now an evangilist, his shows now consist of prayer, preaching and gospel singing.
MC Hammer has a television show on the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
www.weht.net /WEHT/M.C._Hammer.html   (321 words)

 MC Hammer Blog by Elliott Back   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 NJS4E: New Jack Swing & Urban Music by Andrew Knyte
Editor's Note: Although MC Hammer is best known as a pop rap phenomenon, his style of dancing and incorporation of RandB sensibilities into his music strongly warrant his inclusion in this Hall of Fame.
Hammer began touring non-stop, and throughout 1990 thru 1991, Hammer was seemed to be everywhere, selling "British Knights" sneakers, his own doll, endorsing Taco Bell and KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken), winning awards left and right, and even producing his own cartoon show ("Hammerman").
Then in the fall of `91, Hammer decided to drop the M.C. moniker from his name and released his 3rd album, Too Legit to Quit, which sold a respectable 5 million copies worldwide, but people were tired of Hammer's positive, squeaky-clean image.
www.njs4ever.com /hammer.html   (630 words)

 USATODAY.com - '90s star MC Hammer taps Net's social networks to promote new album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Which is why it's so good to hear from MC Hammer — he of the parachute pants, infamous bankruptcy and hilarious self-parody in the recent Nationwide Insurance commercial.
Hammer, in fact, might be a test case for fallen superstars.
Hammer was so big in the early '90s, there were MC Hammer lunchboxes, action figures and a Saturday morning cartoon called Hammerman.
www.usatoday.com /tech/columnist/kevinmaney/2006-07-04-mc-hammer_x.htm   (983 words)

 BBC - Top of the Pops 2 - You Got The Look!
Rapper turned Reverend Mc Hammer (Haemorrhoid to his business associates because he was a right pain in the bum) bestrode the early '90s in his impossibly puffy parachute trousers as rap's biggest superstar.
We think you'll be risking a really rather severe kicking if you emulate this ill-advised stage gear so best to stick with Hammer's patented baco foil baggies which you can fashion from the foil turkey wrapping once the family have finished cooking the bird this Crimbo for a cheap and cheerful effect.
Try explaining in casualty that you were just after the Hammer inflated trouser effect when doctors are trying to remove the nozzle from your intimate parts.
www.bbc.co.uk /totp2/ugotthelook/hammer.shtml   (354 words)

 MC Hammer - Alias see Hammer Photos - MC Hammer - Alias see Hammer News - MC Hammer - Alias see Hammer Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hammer was the officiating Minister at Vince Neil's wedding to his new bride Brandi.
Hammer rethought his lifestyle after hitting bottom financially, and was spiritually re-born as a Christian, and became an Ordained Minister.
Hammer found himself $13 million in debt, despite his immense fortune that he had amassed, claimed bankruptcy on April 3, 1996.
www.tv.com /person/383207/summary.html   (348 words)

 CNN.com - MC Hammer releases message to America - November 22, 2001
The first single release "No Stoppin' us-USA" is a call by Hammer to America to be "strong and resilient" in times of political upheaval.
The video for the song is also a far cry from the old Hammer style and includes Members of Congress.
Hammer is also promising to donate a portion of his profits from the album to the families of the victims of the September 11 attacks in New York and Washington.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/11/22/hammer/index.html   (299 words)

 bmusic - Newsletter No. 158
Basically there was a LOT of money surrounding MC Hammer and those who felt they were entitled to a piece of it, rightly or wrongly, were putting the wheels in motion.
To what extent Hammer was feeling the pinch is unknown, but dropping album sales and the threat of legal action were taking their toll and Capitol Records dropped the man who had undoubtedly made them a fortune.
Little over a year later MC Hammer filed for bankruptcy, his assets including his luxury mansion eventually being sold for a fraction of their cost to appease creditors to whom he owed a staggering US$14 million.
www.bmusic.com.au /links/whatsnew/newsletters/archives/newsno158.html   (5853 words)

 Digg - MC Hammer uses Firefox: Screenshots of his laptop
MC Hammer uses Firefox: Screenshots of his laptop
MC Hammer is primed for a come back.
I'd never expect the Hammer to be a geek.
www.digg.com /software/MC_Hammer_uses_Firefox:_Screenshots_of_his_laptop   (738 words)

 Astrology Software for Research - M.C. Hammer - astrology chart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The son of a poker-club manager and the youngest of eight kids, he was nicknamed "little hammer" when he worked as the fl batboy for the Oakland A's baseball team.
Hammer's 1990 album "Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em" sold 25 million copies and in 1991 he earned a staggering $33 million.
Hammer opened a new venue, hosting his own Christian talk show on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, the "MC Hammer Ministries." Back to his roots, Hammer found his new start in in the Ministry, leading 3,500 of the faithful in the Christian Center's Gospel Hip Hop Night.
www.astrodatabank.com /NM/HammerMC.htm   (911 words)

 Amazon.com: MC Hammer - Greatest Hits: Music: MC Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oh my god, when Hammer came out rap was still about fun and partying, not like nowa days where everyone wants to kill each other.
Hammer might have not had great lyrics, but at least he had amazing dance skill and entertainment.
Otherwise, I loved MC Hammer, because, his music was fun and positive, before the gangster rappers took over and made rapping ugly.
www.amazon.com /MC-Hammer-Greatest-Hits/dp/B000002UI8   (1010 words)

 MC Hammer - Definition, explanation
MC Hammer (later Hammer), real name Stanley Kirk Burrell, (born March 30, 1962) was an early mainstream rapper, known for his "Hammer pants" and catchy hooks on songs like "U Can't Touch This".
Hammer's website, www.fullblastent.com, does nothing to shed any light on the subject of the new album.
Diddy, who like Hammer has changed his stage name at the heights of fame (a move also copied by Snoop Dogg and Ol' Dirty Bastard among others).
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/m/mc/mc_hammer.php   (1178 words)

 MC Hammer Blog
Senator Barack Obama has taken a big lead in the competition to raise political donations for the 2008 White House race.
Nick Bryant is the author of The Bystander: John F Kennedy and the Struggle for Black Equality
Comments on my blog are most welcome, but please keep them related to the topics of my posts.
mchammer.blogspot.com   (1312 words)

 MC Hammer : iSOUND.COM™
MC Hammer was born Stanley Kirk Burell on March 30, 1962 in Oakland, California.
His nickname "Hammer" came from his resemblence to "Hammerin'" Hank Aaron.
Later, he had endorsment deals, MC Hammer dolls, and a Saturday morning cartoon.
www.isound.com /mc_hammer   (265 words)

 The Enemyboard :: View topic - MC Hammer's Music Catalog Sold For $2.7 Million
MC Hammer filed for bankruptcy protection in 1996, with debts in excess of $14 million, despite raking in over $33 million in 1991.
In related news, MC Hammer, who owns the rights to his new material, recently released an album on iTunes titled Look3X.
Maybe if Hammer had less backstabers on his payroll he'd be allright now, he seems to have a big heart but a small brain...
www.publicenemy.com /pb/viewtopic.php?p=147860   (1774 words)

 MC HAMMER: rare MC Hammer CDs, CD singles and rare records. Buy MC Hammer music CD, imports, DJ promos and vinyl ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Mc Hammer music albums for sale - Mc Hammer vinyl records, cds and memorobilia - GEMM.com
From rags to riches to bankruptcy to life as a preacher, Hammer's life plays like a movie (see: VH1's Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story).
Fueled by the high-energy party jam "U Can't Touch This," Hammer took the world by storm with his trademark genie pants and simple raps over the bassline from Rick James' "Superfreak." The single was an enormous hit, and the album became one of the biggest selling rap records in history.
Hammer won Grammys, appeared in commercials and even had a cartoon show; but the fickle public soon grew bored with his positive and poppy style -- Gangsta Rap was on the rise.
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