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MC Hammer

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30, 1962
Oakland, CA
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30, 1962 (age 59)
Oakland, CA


Rap icon who is credited with bringing rap music to the mainstream with his hit 1990 singles "U Can't Touch This" and "2 Legit 2 Quit." He is known for his flashy choreography and Hammer pants. 

Before Fame

Reggie Jackson gave him his stagename after finding a resemblance to Hammerin' Hank Aaron.


He was the first hip-hop artist to have a Diamond selling album.

Family Life

He got married to Stephanie Fuller on December 21, 1985 and they had 5 children together.

Associated With

He was good friends with fellow rap icon Tupac Shakur. Both rappers were signed to Death Row Records and MC Hammer was in Las Vegas with Tupac on the night of his tragic death.