M.C. Hammer: U Can't Touch Him

This man has the stats. He has the moves, the wardrobe and the attitude too, but he has those numbers cold. Hear him: "Currently we're on a 60-city tour, selling out everywhere, including Salt Lake City in Mormon country. Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em is one of the few albums since Thriller to hold the No. 1 in Billboard -- No. 1 pop, No. 1 black album at the same time. It's the biggest selling album of this year, bar any -- rock 'n' roll, pop, blues, toe tappin', whatever it is. We went out and sold 5 million albums in...

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