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Jay-Z On MC Hammer: “I Didn’t Know I Was The First Person To Say That.”

Posted by J. Tinsley on November 3, 2010

Funny how @MCHammer is dissing Jay-Z, meanwhile, Hov bigs him up in his book, Decoded.B. Dot

For those that don’t know, Rap Radar’s own B. Dot recently cross the burning sands and became the newest member of the Illuminati. While that previous statement was a joke, he did call it damn near verbatim. Jay-Z sat down with Semtex for an interview on a list of topics. The number one surrounding Hov at the moment involves MC Hammer and his “diss” video, if you want to call it that.

The following audio clip is Shawn’s take on the entire nonsense.

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MC Hammer Is Appalled By Jay-Z

Posted by J. Tinsley on September 27, 2010

From the moment it leaked, talk of who had the best verse on “So Appalled” rang loud. Some say Pusha. Others petitioned for CyHi. Myself, I was on the Hov bandwagon. There’s not many artists better in the history of rap music than an angry and sharp Shawn Carter. When he’s in such a zone, lyrical casualties are normally the result and this time was no different. To the chagrin of no one, the man who made parachute pants poppin’ – MC Hammer – fell for the bait in the form of the said bars.

And Hammer went broke so you know I’m more focused
I lost 30 mil so I spent another 30
Cause unlike Hammer 30 million can’t hurt me
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Hammer then took to his near two million Twitter follower audience to let folks know he was none too pleased with the shot. On one hand, being called out sucks. On the other, everyone and their publicist knows Hammer is known as the antagonist for money management. So while it may be a diss, there’s also a lot of truth in Jay’s allusion as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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"IT'S STILL HAMMERTIME…"

Posted by J. Tinsley on June 13, 2009

Way back in 1991 while riding to school with my mom (she taught at the same school I attended), there was one song she was mandated to play EVERY morning, excluding nothing. M.C. Hammer’s “Can’t Touch This” was the first hip-hop song I remember on my long joyous rode through the years of the music. There was once a time when I was almost Hammer for Halloween, but decided to run with a Ninja Turtles outfit last minute because parachute pants weren’t in stock in the Central Virginia region.

And let’s be honest, you can’t be Hammer without the parachute pants. Needless to say, (Keep reading…)

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"Celebrity Advertising…"

Posted by J. Tinsley on March 17, 2009

I don’t know what’s the scariest thing about this commercial.

  • The fact that it’s only shown at “B.E.T. Uncut” hours.
  • The fact that MC Hammer was labeled as a “famous rap star”.
  • The fact Ed McMahon has a gold hip replacement.

OR… (Keep reading…)

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