Although MC Hammer may not be a household name in music anymore, those in the tech industry remain very familiar.
After exiting the rap game, MC Hammer, real name Stanley Kirk Burrell, set his eyes on Silicon Valley. Hammer began founding and investing in tech companies in the mid-90s. The rapper/dancer/actor has reportedly invested in over a dozen tech startups over time, including Twitter and YouTube.
During a recent sit down with mogul Damon Dash, rapper and fellow tech investor Chamillionaire revealed a discussion he had with MC Hammer, making the shocking revelation that Hammer “owns a piece of Twitter.”