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MC Hammer shouts out Glasgow schoolkids after U Can't Touch This remix

A LEGENDARY rapper appluaded Glasgow schoolchildren who covered one of his songs. Pupils at Notre Dame Primary School remixed MC Hammer’s U Can’t Touch This, with the expert help of John Ansdell, who runs the Kids’ Group at the school. The internationally renowned hip-hop artist was so impressed by the...
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Chart Rewind: In 1990, MC Hammer Nailed Down the No. 1 Spot on the Billboard 200

His third LP became the first hip-hop record nominated for an album of the year Grammy. On April 28, 1990, MC Hammer stutter-stepped to No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with his third LP, Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em, thanks to the runaway success of its hit single "U Can't Touch This." The set ultimately spent 29 weeks in the coveted top spot.
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MC Hammer Says Naomi Has Elite Skills

MC Hammer is very impressed with the skills of Naomi. Naomi has always had a knack for attracting outside eyes to pro wrestling and now, MC Hammer says she’s got elite skills. Reacting to a clip of Naomi vs Alexa Bliss from elimination chamber in 2017, MC Hammer what's clearly...
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Digital Underground Singer Gregory Jacobs AKA Shock G And Humpty Hump Dead At 57 — MC Hammer, Ice T, More React

Digital Underground's Gregory Jacobs who performed as Shock G and Humpty Hump, died earlier this week aged 57. Jacobs' father, Edward Racker, confirmed the sad news to TMZ, and said his son was found dead in a hotel room in Tampa, Fla. on Thursday, April 22. His cause of death is unknown but Racker said authorities would carry out an autopsy.

Australian DJ and neuroscientist discovers that zebrafish go off to MC Hammer

Meet the coolest fish in school who are ready to party as soon as MC Hammer’s U Can’t Touch This starts playing. Rebecca Poulsen, a.k.a. BeXta, is an Australian DJ studying neuroscience at the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute. As a part of her sound experiments, Poulsen placed baby zebrafish...
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Australian scientist gets baby fish to bust a move to MC Hammer classic

What happens inside the brain of a baby zebrafish when you play MC Hammer’s timeless 1990 hip-hop track, U Can’t Touch This, and why is this even a question?. “I’ve spent a lot of time looking at the video over and over again to see if there are neurons that respond to the bass or the vocal. In my opinion, there’s something there.”

MC Hammer Went Deep on Philosophy and Science and People Are Loving It

If you had MC Hammer taking a stand for the proposed intersection of philosophy and science on your proverbial bingo card for 2021, then today’s your day. As you may have seen in circulation on your timeline this morning, the Please Hammer Don’t Hurt Em artist has emerged as a leading inspirer of spirited discussion thanks to his response to a certain tweet. The tweet in question, as seen below, saw someone replying to Hammer’s sharing of an analysis paper on “the visibility of philosophy of science in the sciences.” In their reply, the Twitter used shared their opinion that philosophy was “flirtation with ideas,” while science marked a “commitment to truth.”
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Twitter discovers that MC Hammer is really into philosophy—and it’s delightful

If you’ve been following MC Hammer—the rapper best known for hits like “U Can’t Touch This” and “2 Legit 2 Quit”—on Twitter for a while, you might be somewhat aware that he’s really gotten into sharing his thoughts on the philosophy of science, which is a branch of philosophy that focuses on how philosophy relates to both science and the truth. But MC Hammer’s latest musings have gone beyond the crossroads between MC Hammer fans and philosophers, showing us a different side in the process.
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Mother who went viral with MC Hammer parody 'I Can't Teach This' tells Lorraine parents put 'too much pressure' on themselves' - and says she'll be happy if her kids can 'spell their names' by the time they're 25

A mother-of-two who went viral with MC Hammer parody 'I Can't Teach This' has warned that parents are putting 'too much pressure on themselves'' when it comes to homeschooling. Comedian Sophie McCartney, from Liverpool, appeared on Lorraine today and told how she is very much 'working on the basis' that...

MC Hammer Honors His Namesake Hero Hank Aaron

Baseball icon Hammerin’ Hank Arron died Friday at the age of 86. He made history on 1974 when he hit his 715th homerun, shattering the record set by Babe Ruth. “What a “Marvelous Moment for baseball, Atlanta, the country and the world. A Black man got a standing ovation in...

MLB Great Hank Aaron Honored By Outkast’s Big Boi, Chuck D & MC Hammer — The Inspiration Behind The Diamond-Selling Name

Henry “Hank” Aaron, baseball’s home run king and civil rights activist, died on Friday (January 22). He was 86. Although Aaron will be fondly remembered most for his fight against racism in baseball, surviving the face of death threats across the country as he broke Babe Ruth’s hallowed home run record and being an all-time great in Atlanta and Milwaukee, his reach to the Hip Hop world is just as memorable.