MC Hammer: Pumps and a Bump – Rap Critic

I… don’t know who told him this was a good idea…

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TragicGuineaPig
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I agree with you. Most of my friends that were into Hip Hop at that time did dis Hammer a lot, largely because he did push a fun-loving entertainer, and they saw that as contradictory to “real” Hip Hop. (Never mind that, prior to the late 80s-early 90s, Hip Hop WAS basically just fun-loving dance music; keep in mind this genre gave us The Fat Boys, Whodini, Tone Loc, Doug E. Fresh, Biz Markie, and Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince). Me, I felt that they should have acknowledge that he wasn’t going the same route as the rest of… Read more »
happymel
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Hey! Some rap I like. 🧀 ^.^ … Not including this… uh reboot song?

Chicken Puppet
Guest

I remember Can’t Touch This was everywhere, it totally crossed over to mainstream white audiences and was in a lot of movies. Pray also got radio play across the board. I always thought 2 Legit 2 Quit was the end of his career because it was so terrible…I don’t even remember his attempt to transition into a 90’s style rapper.

turkeypedal
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I personally actually wish that fun rap could come back. It’s more what I like.

I liked Thrift Shop because of that aspect.

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