03/30/2013 09:35 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

MC Hammer Birthday: The Best And Worst 'Can't Touch This' Tributes (WATCH)

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:




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