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U Can't Touch This
January 13, 2016 8:14 am
MC Hammer released the Rick James sampled hit "U Can't Touch This" as a single today in 1990. "I didn't like it until my lawyers told me how much money I was making. Then I was no longer mad!" - Rick James  MORE
Video of the Day
January 17, 2018 11:20 am
Rick James' influence on hip-hop didn't stop with MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This," Kanye West also sampled Rick in his song, "Runaway." Guess which Rick James song was sampled in the comments.  MORE
Happy Birthday, MC Hammer!
March 30, 2018 7:19 am
"'U Can’t Touch This' was one of the biggest hits of all time." - Rick James  MORE
Quote of the Day
September 12, 2018 7:09 am
"I thought all the rapping and sampling was adopted by people who, because they couldn’t sing, had to figure out some other shit. Over the years, though, I realized that rapping and sampling were their own art forms."- Rick James   MORE
#OnThisDay
February 20, 2019 2:42 pm
"It was my song. He [MC Hammer] won a Grammy award for it. He still hasn't sent me one." - Rick James on "U Can;t Touch This". #OnThisDay in 1991, Rick James won a Grammy Award as one of the composers of MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This," which sampled James' hit "Super Freak."  MORE


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