MC Hammer To Perform At Club Nokia At LA Live- Tickets On Sale January 20th
Los Angeles’ CLUB NOKIA has announced a Saturday, May 5 performance by the legendary MC HAMMER, with tickets going on sale Friday, January 20 at 10:00 AM.
Born Stanley Kirk Burrell in Oakland, California in 1962, this immensely popular recording artist synthesized the street sounds of African-American and pop culture earning the respect of his community and creating a global phenomenon with tours in Asia, Europe, Australia and Russia. MC Hammermade his first break on the 1987 album Feel My Power. This album gained the attention of recording moguls at Capitol Records which contracted Hammer for a reported record-breaking advance for a rap artist at that time.
In 1987 Let’s Get It Started was released and sold over three million records. Hammer’s follow-up, 1990’s Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em, solidified Hammers appeal with more than 20 million copies sold worldwide. Massive exposure and sponsorship deals followed with Mattel, Toshiba, Taco Bell, KFC and Pepsi-Cola, turning Hammer into an international household name.
Hammer’s single “U Can’t Touch This” remained in the US/UK Top 5 and the album held the number one spot on the Billboard charts for a record-breaking 23 weeks and was in constant rotation on MTV. In 1993, Too Legit to Quit was released (5x Platinum), featuring the triple platinum single and soundtrack hit “Addams Groove” and the explosive selling title track.”Too Legit To Quit”.
Tickets prices are $28.50 GA Standing, $39.50 Upper Balcony Reserved, $49.50 PIT, VIP Balcony & Lower Balcony Reserved for this Club Nokiaperformance. Tickets for Club Nokia events are available at all Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com and from 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri at the STAPLES Center Box Office located at 1111 S. Figueroa St. No fees are charged at the STAPLES Center box office or at the Club Nokia box office on show days (open after 5 PM).