MC Hammer Biography: Life and Career of the Rapper

Born March 30th, 1962 in Oakland, California, MC Hammer got into music after an attempt to pursue a career in baseball failed. Thanks to his own self-promotion and his unique dancing skills, he was noticed by the big leagues. He shot to stardom with the 1990 album "Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em" containing the hit "U Can't Touch This." His popularity continued with next record "Too Legit to Quit." However, even though Hammer continued to make music thereafter, he would never reach the fame he had in the early 1990s. In this video, we take a look at the life and career of MC Hammer.

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