MC Hammer
Date of Birth
Mar 30, 1962
Birth Place:
Oakland, CA


Widely acknowledged as one of the first musical acts, alongside Kurtis Blow, Run-D.M.C., and others, to push rap and hip-hop into the American mainstream, MC Hammer (born Stanley Kirk Burrell in Oakland, CA, on March 30, 1962) enjoyed a seemingly limitless and unstoppable tide of success in the early '90s, with the issue of his multi-platinum albums {^Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em} (1990) and...