DAY 157 GRAMMY CHASE: HAMMER PLEASE

Burning through Millions of dollars right before the public’s eye, selling millions of albums and yet no one could’ve guessed in a million years that he would supposedly go broke, disappear from the scene and be nothing more than a blip on the music history. I’m not sure what the M.C. in his name represented, but in my book it couldn’t have meant what I know it to mean, Mic Controller or Move the Crowd or Master of Ceremony. Oh well, he was entertaining while he was around and to his credit, no ones “touching” him on the dance tip, thats for sure. No matter, the purpose of this paragraph is to simply recognize my man success as a Grammy winner. Best Music Video, Long FormPlease Hammer Don’t Hurt Em – 1990. He also won 2 other Grammy’s for the Rick James sampled “You Can’t Touch This.”

I don’t know why I couldn’t remember this movie-short by MC Hammer, but maybe you baggy-pants fans will.

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About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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