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MC Hammer Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1962
Place of Birth Oakland, California
Age 59 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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MC Hammer

Stanley Kirk Burrell, known professionally as MC Hammer, is an American rapper, dancer, record producer and businessman who has achieved the greatest commercial success and popularity since. From the 1980s to the early 1990s. Known for its rapid popularity, the Hammer is known for its songs, flashy choreography, choreography and the Hammer pants of the same name. An award winner, M.C. Hammer is considered the “ancestor / pioneer” and innovator of pop-rap music and the first hip-hop artist to reach the diamond spot for an album. BET ranked Hammer as “The Best Dancer Ever” No.7. Vibe's “The Best Rapper Ever Tournament” declared him 17th all-time favorite in the first round. Hammer's popularity and success waned from the mid-90s when he was called a bestseller by the changing hip-hop music scene, leading to financial problems later in life, including bankruptcy in 1996

Birth name Stanley Kirk Burrell
Also known as M.C. Hammer, Hammer, Hammertime, King Hammer, Kirk Burrell, K. Burrell, Hammerman
Born March 30, 1962, Oakland, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, gospel, dance
Occupation(s) Rapper, dancer, record producer, entrepreneur, preacher, spokesperson
Years active 1985–present
Labels Capitol Records, EMI Records, Giant, Death Row, Reprise, Warner Bros. Records, Full Blast Music
Associated acts Jon Gibson, Doug E. Fresh, Tha Dogg Pound, Teddy Riley, Special Generation
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About MC Hammer

Rap icon who is credited with bringing rap music to the mainstream with his hit 1990 singles "U Can't Touch This" and "2 Legit 2 Quit." He is known for his flashy choreography and Hammer pants.

MC Hammer before fame

Reggie Jackson gave him his stagename after finding a resemblance to Hammerin' Hank Aaron.

Achievement of MC Hammer

He was the first hip-hop artist to have a Diamond selling album.

MC Hammer family life

He got married to Stephanie Fuller on December 21, 1985 and they had 5 children together.

Associations of MC Hammer

He was good friends with fellow rap icon Tupac Shakur. Both rappers were signed to Death Row Records and MC Hammer was in Las Vegas with Tupac on the night of his tragic death.

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Latest information about MC Hammer updated on June 21 2021.

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