Today is MC Hammer’s 50th Birthday! MC Hammer is one of the greatest pop rap artists in music history. His signature hit, “U Can’t Touch This,” was released in 1990 and won two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song and Best Rap Solo Performance. The music video for his number-one hit introduced America to Hammer’s signature dance moves and iconic parachute pants.
Today, MC Hammer is a household name and cultural icon. His music continues to inspire other artists, and his record labels have helped cultivate the next generation of hip-hop.
Stop! Hammer Time! To celebrate MC Hammer’s 50th Birthday, listen to one of his tracks, personalize this free MC Hammer eCard, and tweet your birthday greetings to @MCHammer on Twitter. Happy Birthday, Hammer!