Bernadette Giacomazzo

The Top 15 Most Ridiculous Rap Trends


15. Hammer Pants

In the early 1990s, for whatever reason, MC Hammer was one of the best-known MCs out there. With his cartoon style of rapping — and matching cartoon to boot — came the fashion atrocities known as Hammer Pants. Inspired by “harem pants” which originated in India, these pants are, for some reason, making a comeback in an “ironic” way by being seen on the likes of Justin Bieber. But check them out in action during their prime below.

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  • guest

    Hammer pants… summer of 1990 all over again.

  • Trendsetter

    Confusing…you sight racism for the abundant black arrests then admit that they put themselves there in the first place???? This is EXACTLY WHY people have these “free such and such” movements because we aren’t accountable.