History Trivia / MCHammer

6th Oct '15 4:19:46 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.
* NeverLiveItDown: MC Hammer's name has become synonymous with bankruptcy and conspicuous consumptions.
10th Jun '15 5:33:33 PM BigBertha
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* OldShame: Yes, Mr. Hammer was a ChickMagnet, and his style of dress and dance was popular with guys (and other singers) for a while.

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* OldShame: Yes, Mr. Hammer was a ChickMagnet, and his style of dress and dance was popular with guys (and other singers) for a while.while.
* OneHitWonder: Retroactively, he is only remembered for "U Can't Touch This", even though he had six top 40 hits. Most of those other hits are forgotten these days, except maybe "Too Legit to Quit".
29th Mar '14 1:08:58 PM Premonition45
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* NeverLiveItDown: MC Hammer's name has become synonymous with bankruptcy and conspicuous consumptions.
22nd Dec '13 11:10:37 PM emeriin
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* OldShame: Yes, girls used to get wet for old Mr. Hammer, and his style of dress and dance was popular with guys (and other singers) for a while.

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* OldShame: Yes, girls used to get wet for old Mr. Hammer, Hammer was a ChickMagnet, and his style of dress and dance was popular with guys (and other singers) for a while.
14th Jan '13 8:01:36 AM kyojikasshu
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* MeaningfulName: "Hammer" came from Hammerin' Hank Aaron, Burrell's favorite baseball player, whose number 44 he wore when he was a batboy for the Oakland A's.

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* MeaningfulName: "Hammer" came from Hammerin' Hank Aaron, Burrell's favorite baseball player, whose number 44 he wore when he was When Burrell worked as a batboy for the Oakland A's.A's, Reggie Jackson nicknamed him "Hammer" due to Burrell's resemblance to a young Hammerin' Hank Aaron.
14th Jan '13 7:30:06 AM kyojikasshu
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* MeaningfulName: "Hammer" came from Hammerin' Hank Aaron, Burrell's favorite baseball player, whose number 44 he wore when he was a batboy for the Oakland A's.
14th Jan '12 11:44:41 AM Angeldeb82
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* OldShame: Yes, girls used to get wet for old Mr. Hammer, and his style of dress and dance was popular with guys (and other singers) for a while.
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