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During the late 80s and early 90s, MC Hammer was one of hip-hop’s most polarizing figures. While some hated on him for the harem pants and the excessive dancing, pop radio ate it up. Despite complaints, Hammer was the first rapper to go diamond. (Ten million albums sold.) After suffering a huge fall from grace, […]

The IRS just keeps messing with popular 90s rapper MC Hammer. Years after paying off his multimillion dollar debt, the government recently told the rapper turned minister that he owed more than a million dollars in penalties stemming from his initial debt that was paid off seven years ago. As we all know, Hammer went […]

MC Hammer (pictured), a rapper who skyrocketed to fame in the early ’90s then plummeted to near poverty, is on the Fed’s radar again. This…

According to TMZ  MC Hammer is expected to pay almost $800,000.00 in back taxes. The Feds sued Hammer aka Stanley K. Burrell and his wife Stephanie claiming they owe the IRS to the tune of $798,033.48 on their ’96 and ’97 income taxes. However Hammer has not achieved the same type of commercial success that he knew back […]

Even celebrities aren’t immune to “Driving While Black.”  MC Hammer took to his Twitter page to give his side of the story following his arrest in Dublin, CA Thursday evening.  Hammer was arrested at the Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center for allegedly resisting an officer. In an email sent to ABC 7, Sargeant Herb Walters states […]

The American Music Awards are the Jumpmans of award broadcasts. They almost resemble the real deal, and you can almost trick the less savvy into thinking that they’re legit Jordans, but when you try them on you realize that these are not championship caliber shoes. However,  last night the AMAs (aka Any Musician Available) closed […]

Life is a cycle. We go through pain to become more appreciative of the joy in our lives. Nobody understands that concept more than Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins. She has experienced her fair share of pain in the last few years. She’s had to contend with the swine flu, a brain tumor, and an ongoing bout with Sickle Cell […]

MC Hammer, who has done everything from breed horses to manage MMA fighters, made an announcement at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco that he wants to boldly go where no search engine has gone before. WireDoo is the result of two years of research into what Google is supposedly not doing right. Hammer […]

MC Hammer stopped by the movies to check out the upcoming movie Thor, and the rapping Hammer reviewed film about the owner of the Golden Hammer.

(ED NOTE: originally published on November 2, 2010) Yesterday TheUrbanDaily.com premiered MC Hammer’s new Jay-Z dis, “Better Run Run.”  With today being  Prodigy of Mobb Deep’s birthday, we reached out to one of Hova’s biggest critics who is currently serving three years in prison to ask him how he felt about the video**. Words Wilfrid Decossard **We […]

After prison bids, owing taxes is slowly becoming the new rite of passage of rappers. Beef between rappers is beginning to pale in comparison to their battles with Uncle Sam. MC Hammer got the ball rolling with his $30 Million bill to the IRS (that later led to a one-sided beef with Jay-Z) and now […]