History Music / MCHammer

22nd Aug '17 8:15:54 AM AfroThunder
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* ''Too Tight'' (1996, unreleased)

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* ''Too Tight'' (1996, unreleased)unreleased, written entirely by Music/TupacShakur)
4th Apr '17 3:10:16 PM OnGreenDolphinStreet
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* ''Let's Get It Started (1988, an UpdatedRerelease of ''Feel My Power'')

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* ''Let's Get It Started Started'' (1988, an UpdatedRerelease of ''Feel My Power'')
24th Feb '17 1:31:46 PM AfroThunder
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!!Discography:
* ''Feel My Power'' (1986)
* ''Let's Get It Started (1988, an UpdatedRerelease of ''Feel My Power'')
* ''Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em'' (1990)
* ''Too Legit Too Quit'' (1991)
* ''The Funky Headhunter'' (1994)
* ''Inside Out'' (1995)
* ''Too Tight'' (1996, unreleased)
* ''Family Affair'' (1998, notable for featuring Music/TupacShakur's "Unconditional Love", albeit re-recorded by Hammer)
* ''Active Duty'' (2001)
* ''Full Blast'' (2004)
* ''Look Look Look'' (2006)


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** He later attempted this again by signing a deal with Creator/DeathRowRecords in 1995, and recording an album called ''Too Tight'', with the majority of its lyrics penned by close friend and labelmate, Music/TupacShakur. Pac's death caused Hammer to jump ship from Death Row, leaving ''Too Tight'' to get shelved.
21st Nov '16 2:13:17 PM TheMisterSonic
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* ChartDisplacement: Most younger isteners would be surprised to hear that "U Can't Touch This" was the lowest-peaking of his ''five'' top-10 hits.
4th May '16 2:17:10 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* AdamWesting: On the rare occasion Burrell is seen on TV nowadays, it's usually as an exaggeration of his Hammer persona, or referencing his Fall from Grace. His ministry is almost never brought up.
* AnyoneRememberPogs: People actually did wear MC Hammer-inspired Hammer Pants while the fad lasted.

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* AdamWesting: On the rare occasion Burrell is seen on TV nowadays, it's usually as an exaggeration of his Hammer persona, or referencing his Fall from Grace. His ministry is almost never rarely brought up.
* AnyoneRememberPogs: People actually really did wear MC Hammer-inspired Hammer Pants while the fad lasted.



* TheCameo: MC Hammer actually managed to get in a video game... as a hammer, in the Japanese version of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''.

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* TheCameo: MC Hammer actually managed to get in a video game... as a hammer, in the Japanese version of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''.



* TropeCodifier: MC Hammer was the first rapper to achieve mainstream popularity, although his poppy, upbeat style would fall out of style in the mid-1990s when gangsta rap became popular. He is also largely responsible for the mainstream public notion that most rapper names start with "M.C." (And by extension he's largely the reason why most rapper names ''don't''.)

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* TropeCodifier: MC Hammer was the first rapper to achieve mainstream popularity, although his poppy, upbeat style would fall out of style in the mid-1990s when gangsta rap became popular. He is also largely responsible for the mainstream public notion that most rapper names start with "M.C." (And by (By extension he's largely the reason why most rapper names ''don't''.)
12th Feb '16 3:10:36 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Celebrity Toon|s}}: ''{{Hammerman}}'' -- named after another alias for Mr. Burrell -- where Hammer is a superhero with magical shoes. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8WYh8uz3pQ The opening theme will fill you in on the finer details]].

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* {{Celebrity Toon|s}}: ''{{Hammerman}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Hammerman}}'' -- named after another alias for Mr. Burrell -- where Hammer is a superhero with magical shoes. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8WYh8uz3pQ The opening theme will fill you in on the finer details]].
22nd Oct '15 6:17:01 PM nombretomado
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* TheCameo: MC Hammer actually managed to get in a video game... as a hammer, in the Japanese version of TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast.

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* TheCameo: MC Hammer actually managed to get in a video game... as a hammer, in the Japanese version of TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast.''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast''.
10th Oct '15 7:37:15 PM BigBertha
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* ChartDisplacement: Most younger isteners would be surprised to hear that "U Can't Touch This" was the lowest-peaking of his ''five'' top-10 hits.
6th Oct '15 4:20:15 PM JamesAustin
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* MeaningfulName: When Burrell worked as a batboy for the Oakland A's, Reggie Jackson nicknamed him "Hammer" due to Burrell's resemblance to a young Hammerin' Hank Aaron.
29th Aug '15 8:34:32 PM Kingault
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-->''"You got the M.C Hammer!

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-->''"You got the M.C C. Hammer!
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