Happy birthday, MC Hammer! Stanley Kirk Burrell turns 50 years old today, making his greatest contribution to dance party music and karaoke lists everywhere a whopping 23 years ago. No, we're not talking the metallic harem pants, but his music: The fast-moving, insanely catchy "U Can't Touch This" was first released in 1990, off the rapper's album "Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em," and probably continues to haunt him everywhere he goes (kidding … sort of).
In honor of Hammer's half-century birthday, we've found the best and worst videos paying homage to his hit single.
Darth Vader dances. Serious skill happens around 0:35:
Obama's "You Didn't Build That." Someone clearly had too much time on their hands, but it made for this entertaining video.
Of course "Glee" would pay homage:
Not sure what these guys are going for, but thanks nevertheless:
What would MC Hammer think?
Bert gets down:
Just ... no:
The child is begging him to stop: