Mc Hammer Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th May 2016

Quote: "They're in right now. Justin Bieber, Usher, Beyonce, you name it, they all wear versions of Hammer pants. It’s fantastic. I'm proud of being a visionary. Who would have regrets about something that has lasted through the years, that now some of the greatest icons in the music business all wear today?" Rapper Mc Hammer has fond memories of the baggy pants that became part of his signature look.

6th July 2014

Fact: Veteran rapper Mc Hammer is putting the finishing touches to his first album of new material in five years. He says of 11120, "I feel like it's my best work." He released his last project, DanceJamtheMusic independently in 2009.

7th November 2012

Tweet: "America is making a huge statement!!! Humanity is primary.The people need access to medical care and we Appreciate and Respect Women!!!" Rapper Mc Hammer adds his tweet to all those celebrating President Barack Obama's re-election victory.

4th June 2010

Quote: "It's a very unique thing for a cat to use your name. I don't know nobody that named their record after another hip-hop artist ever. The name of the record is Mc Hammer. That's crazy... You can't help but be honoured by that." Rap veteran MC HAMMER is delighted with Rick Ross's musical tribute.

3rd June 2009

Fact: Mc Hammer put funnyman Will Ferrell through his paces on U.S. TV on Wednesday morning (03Jun09) when he taught the comedian how to perform the famous dance from his hit song U CAN'T TOUCH THIS. Ferrell donned a pair of shiny gold pants to take lessons from Hammer, real name Stanley Burrell, during his stint as guest presenter on breakfast show Live with Regis & Kelly.

9th November 2007

Fact: Mc Hammer has signed up to star in the new series of U.K. reality TV show I'm a celebrity... GET ME OUT OF HERE! The U CAN'T TOUCH THIS hitmaker will join a host of TV and music personalities in the Australian jungle for three weeks, where they will be forced to survive on basic rations. The new series will air in the U.K. on Monday (12Nov07).

8th October 2007

Quote: "I was kind of awkward in the '80s with the Mc Hammer pants and the acne and the big hair." Actress Alyssa Milano recalls her former look with horror.

26th February 2007

Fact: Jazz star Norah Jones' first concert was Mc Hammer when she was 12.

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