Im sure legendary rapper MC Hammer–real name Stanley Burrell isn’t in much of a dancing mood after racking up a hefty amount in back taxes.

According to  TMZ,  Hammer’s most financially troubled years — 1996 and 1997 –  resulted in $779,585 in back taxes.

Uncle SAM has now filed a lawsuit against the rapper and his wife … to recoup its losses.


Guess what! They  aren’t wasting anytime either, Uncle Sam is already demanding any concert earnings Hammer makes be automatically redirected into the government’s pocket.


This isnt Hammer’s firt time having money problems. He filed for bankruptcy in 1996, after burying himself in $13 million of debt.

Calls to Hammer’s reps weren’t returned.

Is this surprising? Whats your take on this issue?

spotted at TMZ

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