In 1989, Hammer was featured on "You've Got Me Dancing" (with Glen Goldsmith), which appeared on the Glen Goldsmith album Don't Turn This Groove Around (RCA Records). The track was Hammer's first release in the UK. Hammer also appeared in Glen Goldsmith's music video for this song. All of these songs proved to be successful on radio and video television, with "U Can't Touch This," "Pray" (most successful), "Have You Seen Her," "Here Comes the Hammer," and "Yo!! Sweetness" (UK only) all charting. The album increased the popularity of hip-hop music.
MC Hammer or simply Hammer (born Stanley Kirk Burrell) is known for hit records including "U Can't Touch This", "Pray" and "2 Legit 2 Quit" as well as his flashy dance movements, choreography and Hammer pants. His superstar-status and entertaining showmanship made him a household name and hip hop icon. Hammer has sold about 30 million albums in the US alone.
You can't touch this) Yo, sound the bell, school's in, sucka (You can't touch this). Give me a song, or rhythm Makin' 'em sweat, that's what I'm givin' 'em Now, they know You talkin' 'bout the Hammer, you're talkin' 'bout a show That's hyped, and tight Singers are sweatin', so pass them a wipe Or a tape, to learn What's it gonna take in the 90's to burn. The charts? Legit Either work hard or you might as well quit.
Here Comes the Hammer (Album Versiòn) by MC Hammer (1990). Sample chain found! songs sampled in MC Hammer's U Can't Touch This: Super Freak by Rick James (1981). Just Lose It by Eminem (2004).
Label: EMI/EMI Records (USA). Though he had some earlier singles, this was the record that really established Hammer as a megaplatinum, arena-filling superstar. Danceable beats and G-rated rhymes won him millions of fans mesmerized by the chart-topping hits "U Can't Touch This" and "Pray. Although his fame and fortune would eventually dwindle, this LP finds Hammer at the top of his game. 1. Here Comes The Hammer.
Music video by MC Hammer performing U Can't Touch This. 79 people can't touch this. MC Hammer is classic and this is his best song, he even had the baggy pants especially the gold ones and that's what makes him dope, I love the old school music I'm an old school dude and I know how to do hammer time. Can't touch this is awesome.
U Can't Touch This was MC Hammer's most widely-known single, propelling sales of its album, Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em, which for a time was the best-selling rap album of all time, selling over ten million copies.
|A||U Can't Touch This|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Capitol Records, Inc.
- Licensed From – EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
- Mastered At – Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs
- Mastered By – Greg Vaughn
NotesPlease note difference between Hammer* - U Can't Touch This / Pray
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): F/W GSV SP S71Q-18722-A
- Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): F/W GSV SRC S71Q-18722-B
|V-15571||MC Hammer||U Can't Touch This (12", Single)||Capitol Records||V-15571||US||1990|
|7243 879159 2 3||MC Hammer||U Can't Touch This (CD, Single)||Emi Music France||7243 879159 2 3||France||2001|
|CL 578||MC Hammer||U Can't Touch This (7", Pap)||Capitol Records||CL 578||UK||1990|
|DPRO 79071||M.C. Hammer*||U Can't Touch This (CD, Single, Promo)||Capitol Records||DPRO 79071||US||1990|
|PRP-8349||MC Hammer||U Can't Touch This Special Remix (Right Mix) (12", Promo)||Capitol Records||PRP-8349||Japan||1990|