Back in December 2013, it was discovered that MC Hammer had an outstanding tax bill of $800,000 dating back to his 1990s dominance in Hip-Hop music.
Members of the Hip-Hop community and law enforcement on any level have always shared a toxic relationship. Given the nature of content of what the music is built upon, it shouldn’t be expected to be any other way.
Jay Z has been lyrically none too kind towards MC Hammer’s financial struggle over the years but sadly, the IRS seems to agree.
Remember that time Jay Z rapped about MC Hammer losing millions, and the latter reacted? Well now we know Hammer’s biggest beef should be with the IRS, since they hit the Bay Area rapper with a $800K tax bill.
The future of rap isn’t just about topping charts and making hits, there’s also a struggle section. It’s not enough to start at the top and end up in struggle, these days you get just as much press for going the opposite route.
Today marks a special period in American culture. Veterans Day is a moment where we all can reflect on the servicemen and women that donned a military uniform to lend their life to protect the freedoms of a nation.
Charges filed against MC Hammer stemming from a run-in with police last month, have been dropped, according to the Bay Area rapper. Hammer was arrested at a mall in Northern California in late February.
MC Hammer was arrested in Dublin, Calif. Thursday (Feb. 21) for obstruction, and claims to have been racially profiled. In a series of tweets, the legendary rapper blasted reports that he resisted police.