April 15: MC Hammer Goes Diamond. (1991)

April 15, 1991 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, MC Hammer became the 1st rapper to have a DIAMOND certified album. Propelled by the hit, U Can’t Touch This, MC Hammer’s Please Hammer Don’t Hurt Em would go on to sell over 10 MILLION units.

ABOVE: MC Hammer – “U Can’t Touch This”
GEM: Comments will make your wallet fat. 🤑

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