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Why is MC Hammer important?

Last Updated: 30th May, 2020

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M.C. Hammer is considered one of the forefathers, pioneers and innovators of pop-rap. He also continues to entertain and share his legacy with other rappers. Hammer has influenced more than the music industry; he has changed pop culture, catch-phrases, slang, producing, the clothing industry, and the writing of lyrics.

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In respect to this, what is MC Hammer famous for?

He had his greatest commercial success and popularity from the late 1980s until the early 1990s. Remembered for his rapid rise to fame, Hammer is known for hit records (such as "U Can't Touch This" and "2 Legit 2 Quit"), flashy dance movements, choreography and eponymous Hammer pants. A multi-award winner, M.C.

One may also ask, what is MC Hammer worth? $2 million

Thereof, is MC Hammer dead?

MC Hammer (born Stanley Kirk Burrell on March 30, 1962) is an American rapper. He was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

MC Hammer
Born March 30, 1962 Oakland, California, United States
Genres Hip hop, pop, dance
Occupation(s) Rapper, dancer, entrepreneur, spokesman, actor
Years active 1985–Present

How old is MC Hammer?

56 years (March 30, 1963)

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