MC Hammer says the IRS is shamefully out to get him ... belatedly demanding penalties on taxes he fully paid 7 years ago.Hammer famously went belly up in 1996 -- declaring bankruptcy and in the… READ MORE >
Stanley Kirk Burrell (born March 30, 1962), better known by his stage name M.C. Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American rapper, entertainer, business entrepreneur, dancer and actor. He was commercially most popular during the late 1980s until the mid-1990s. Remembered for a rapid rise to fame before losing the majority of his fortune, Hammer is also known for his hit records, including "U Can't Touch This", flamboyant dance techniques and trademark Hammer pants. Hammer's superstar-status made him a household name and pop icon. He has sold more than 50 million records worldwide, demonstrating hip hop's potential for mass market success.
MC Hammer just got touched in a big way by Uncle Sam ... for failing to pay almost $800K in back taxes ... according to court documents obtained by TMZ.The Feds sued Hammer,… READ MORE >
You don't diss Insane Clown Posse and get away with it -- at least that's the lesson the rappers are teaching GQ Magazine for calling 'em the worst rappers of all time ... telling TMZ, GQ's… READ MORE >
MC Hammer was arrested yesterday for obstructing an officer, but he paints a story of racial profiling by the police ... claiming an officer pulled out his gun and randomly asked him, "Are you on… READ MORE >
The U.S. government isn't letting MC Hammer off the hook for the $779,585 it claims the rapper owes in back taxes -- and has now filed a lawsuit against the rapper and his wife ... to… READ MORE >
12:17 PM PST -- WE HAVE A WINNER!!! Congrats to Paul Lee for the winning caption: "Hey superstar! Enough with the pictures, those tables aren't going to bus themselves."Paul gets a couple of TMZ… READ MORE >
MC Hammer did TWO incredible things at the Gathering of Juggalos festival in Illinois last night -- first, he wasn't killed ... and second, HE DID THE HAMMER DANCE!!!!!!!! Hammer gyrated the hell… READ MORE >