MC Hammer

  1. Adele's '21' Set for 21st Week at No. 1 With Sales of Half-Million or More

    February 16, 2012 5:35 PM EST Adele's "21" album is going to celebrate its first year on the Billboard 200 chart in grand style. Fresh off her six Grammy Award wins on Sunday (Feb. 12) night, "21" is on course to sell between 500,000 to 600,000 copies ...

  2. Trent Reznor, Amanda Palmer, OK Go Among Artists Cosigning Anti-SOPA/PIPA Open Letter

    January 18, 2012 4:05 PM EST Entertainment industry players including Trent Reznor, Amanda Palmer, and OK Go have written and published an open letter to Washington expressing their concerns about SOPA/PIPA, the pending Congressional bills that would give the government and c ...

  3. MC Hammer, Rapper & Tech Visionary, Releases Single Through Flipboard iPad App

    February 04, 2011 3:10 PM EST Pushing the boundaries of how artists can use social media to promote new music is MC Hammer, a self-professed tech-nut who's been making the rounds in Silicon Valley of late. He's now releasing his new single "See Her Face" th ...

  4. E1 Distribution, Red Hammer Ink Deal

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT E1 Entertainment Distribution has completed a deal with Christian indie label Red Hammer Records. E1 will physically distribute all releases in North America, and digitally distribute all releases worldwide for the label. Red Hammer was founded in ...

  5. MC Hammer To Star In A&E Reality Series

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST A&E has picked up a new series starring '90s rapper MC Hammer. The performer, his wife and five children will be the focus of a half-hour, 11-episode reality series set to premiere this year. The title, naturally, is "Hammertime.&quo ...

  6. Super Bowl Ads: Hits And Misses

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Despite a terrible economic climate and through-the-ceiling prices for Super Bowl commercials - most spots were sold for around $3 million - NBC still scored by taking in a reported $206 million in advertising for commercials during the game, a re ...

  7. MC Hammer Puts New Single in ESPN Commercial

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MC Hammer's new single "I Got Gigs" from his forthcoming album, Dancejamthemusic, takes center stage in a new commercial for ESPN that launches today. The hip-hop impresario has been on tour and quietly assembling a roster of artist ...

  8. RED, Velvet Hammer Ink Distro Deal

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Independent distributor RED and Velvet Hammer Music and Management have inked a three year deal. The first record distributed under the agreement will be Taproot's "Our Long Road Home," which will be released September 16. In additi ...

  9. MC Hammer Onboard With Silicon Valley Startup

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST MC Hammer is hoping to relive his dance success of the 90s online through his involvement with startup site DanceJam.com. The former rap star is co-founder and chief strategy officer of the Silicon Valley-based company. DanceJam aims to be a YouTu ...

  10. EverGreen Acquires MC Hammer Catalog

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal brings copyright total to more than 40,000. EverGreen Copyrights has acquired the MC Hammer music catalog, the Crutchfield/Glitterfish music catalog and Nashville-based copyright administration company Integrated Copyright Group (ICG). These ...

  11. Hammer Pub Catalog Up For Sale

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley Burrell, have been put up for sale nine years after the multi-platinum rapper first filed for bankruptcy in NEW YORK -- The music publishing and other copy ...

  12. Hammer Pub Catalog Up For Sale

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'U Can't Touch This' part of repertoire. The music publishing and other copyright assets of M.C. Hammer, whose legal name is Stanley Burrell, have been put up for sale nine years after the multi-platinum rapper first filed for bankr ...

  13. The Beat

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Benveniste's Velvet Hammer Music label enters a multiyear joint venture with Columbia Records. Read Melinda Newman's column. David Benveniste's Velvet Hammer Music label enters a multiyear joint venture with Columbia Records. ...