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Police release more details on MC Hammer arrest

Original post made on Feb 26, 2013

Legendary rapper MC Hammer was arrested during a stop at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center in Dublin Thursday for allegedly resisting an officer. Hammer tweeted that he was arrested without cause.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, February 25, 2013, 4:53 PM

Comments (7)

Posted by Oh Please, a resident of another community
on Feb 26, 2013 at 10:11 am

Why should a celebrity be treated any differently then us non celebs ~ seriously. Everyone knows you need to keep your registration in your glove compartment along with proof of insurance... DA!

I wouldn't believe someone who has a bone to pick and being arrested when you are a celeb is a big shiny bone :)


Posted by Karen, a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 26, 2013 at 5:53 pm

Betcha betcha betcha he plays the race card!! Works all the time!!!


Posted by spcwt, a resident of Danville
on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:25 pm

He should be arrested for ripping off Rick James's "Super Freak." "U Can't Touch This" sounds exactly like it.


Posted by Conservator, a resident of Danville
on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:36 pm

@spcwt, His 'version' of Rick James' 1981 classic debuted over 23 years ago. Did you just discover this?


Posted by cardinal, a resident of Diablo
on Feb 27, 2013 at 7:47 am

Don't hurt him, Conservator!


Posted by Conservator, a resident of Danville
on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:50 am

@cardinal, with much respect, "I won't touch that"....


Posted by cardinal, a resident of Diablo
on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:10 am

HA! I'm impressed that he's a Rick James fan -- which is, of course, a misinterpretation of his post that he will be pleased to correct, shortly.

According to an unimpeachable source, James did sue Hammer for copyright infringement, and is now listed as a co-songwriter. So justice has been served, at least in that instance. Web Link Bah-da-da-dump.

How this li'l fracas will resolve is harder to say, except that everybody has their preconceptions about the facts.


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