News

MC Hammer finishing first new album in five years

MC Hammer finishing first new album in five years

HAMMERTIME:MC Hammer arrives at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 29, in Los Angeles. Photo: Associated Press/Dan Steinberg/Invision

Veteran rapper MC Hammer is putting the finishing touches to his first album of new material in five years.

The project, titled “11120,” is due out later this year.

“I feel like it’s my best work,” MC Hammer said.

He released his last project, “DanceJamtheMusic” independently in 2009.

Latest Stories

in National

Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

in Music

PHOTOS: Joe Cocker through the years

AP02072004165_46

A look back on the legendary career of the "Up Where We Belong" hitmaker.

in Music

Legendary rocker Joe Cocker dead at 70

cocker

The raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning "You Are So Beautiful" singer has lost his battle with lung cancer.