MC Hammer Arrested for Obstructing a Police Officer, Blames Racial Profiling

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By: / February 24, 2013

MC Hammer was arrested on Friday, February 22nd for obstructing an officer. Hard to believe that the gangsta rapper-turned-christian preacher could find himself behind bars, but a Dublin, Calif. police officer booked and released the flashy rapper into the Santa Rita jail the same day. Hammer, born Stanley Kirk Burrell, took to Twitter to tell his side of the events — claiming he was a victim of racial profiling. Check out his tweets below: