History Music / MCHammer

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!
10th Jul '15 11:31:04 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* DropTheHammer: Stop! Hammertime!
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* DropTheHammer: [[JustForPun Stop! Hammertime!Hammertime!]]

* LargeHam[[IncrediblyLamePun mer]]: Very much so.
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* LargeHam[[IncrediblyLamePun mer]]: Very much so.LargeHam: His stage persona and his concerts were larger than life.

* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Many of his hooks are prone to this.
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* %%* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Many of his hooks are prone to this.

* TropeCodifier: MC Hammer was arguably 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 probably the reason why most rapper names ''don't''.)
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* TropeCodifier: MC Hammer was arguably 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 probably largely the reason why most rapper names ''don't''.)
23rd Dec '14 5:22:55 PM youstic
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* DarkerAndEdgier: Hammer tried this with ''The Funky Headhunter'' by trying to look and sound like the more popular gangsta rap artists of the time, but I didn't take.
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* DarkerAndEdgier: Hammer tried this with ''The Funky Headhunter'' by trying to look and sound like the more popular gangsta rap artists of the time, but I it didn't take.
25th Oct '14 1:39:48 AM JeremySkunk
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* TropeCodifier: MC Hammer was arguably 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.
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* TropeCodifier: MC Hammer was arguably 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. popular. He is also largely responsible for the mainstream public notion that most rapper names start with "M.C." (And by extension he's probably the reason why most rapper names ''don't''.)
1st Sep '14 8:19:27 AM TheVoiceOfTreason
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*DarkerAndEdgier: Hammer tried this with ''The Funky Headhunter'' by trying to look and sound like the more popular gangsta rap artists of the time, but I didn't take.
6th Jul '14 11:53:57 AM ChaoticNovelist
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*GoodShepherd: In his case, "M.C." means "Man of Christ". Even before that, a line in ''U Can't Touch This'' praises {{God}} for blessing him with "a mind to rhyme and two hype feet".
29th May '14 11:24:14 PM bwburke94
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--> -- '''MC Hammer''', "U Can't Touch This"
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--> -- '''MC Hammer''', "U Can't Touch This"
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