Birth Name: Stanley Kirk Burrell
Birth Place: Oakland, California, U.S.
Years Active: 1986–present
Genres: Hip Hop, Dance, Gospel
M.C. Hammer (or simply Hammer) (born Stanley Kirk Burrell March 30, 1962), is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor. He had his greatest commercial success and popularity from 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 records, flamboyant dance movements and trademark Hammer pants. Hammer's superstar-status made him a household name and pop icon. Hammer also became a preacher during the late 1990s, was a television show host and dance judge, is a record label CEO, and as of 2008 works as a co-creator of a dance website called DanceJam, while still performing concerts at music venues and...
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