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Between meetings, Hammer uses Twitter to communicate with more than 2 million followers.Hammer and Oprah share the same favorite piece of new technology—the i Pad. "It's unbelievable." The day before he flew to Chicago for The Oprah Show taping, Hammer says he had a meeting with Apple to pitch a new i Pad case, the ZAGGmate by ZAGG.

Hammer reveals that Whitney Houston's father once tried to get the singers to marry.The son of a poker-club manager and the youngest of eight kids, he was nicknamed "little hammer" when he worked as the black batboy for the Oakland A's baseball team. He formed Bustin' Records and cut his first single, "Ring 'Em," which he sold out of the trunk of his car.He went to college with a major in communications and made an attempt to play pro baseball but failed both. With a favorable reception, he formed a band and cut "Feel My Power" in 1987, and it sold 60,000 copies.He built a $10 million mansion in California with two bowling alleys and an indoor basketball court.He bought 17 cars, including a sleek Lamborghini and a Range Rover, had his own private jet and hosted wild week-long bashes in the world's top hotels.RELATED: Best & Worst National Anthem Performances"Whitney's dad pulled me and Whitney in a room and said you know Hammer, you should really consider marrying Whitney.

And, I said, I'd love to but I'm already married." Hammer continued, saying, "I love my wife dearly but, I always laughed about that. I loved Whitney and miss her dearly."At the time, Hammer had just celebrated his five-year wedding anniversary with Stephanie Fuller, whom he wed in December 1985.

Hammer's 1990 album "Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em" sold 25 million copies and in 1991 he earned a staggering $33 million.

Wearing outrageous balloon pants, bare chest and gold chains, he blew his cash with abandon, going from rags-to-riches-to rags again.

Hammer filed for bankruptcy in 1996, but today, he says his debt wasn't a matter of losing his head. "I didn't just take the money and say, 'I want to be a blessing to myself.' I took my money and employed 200 people in my community. However, there's a side to Hammer that a lot of people don't know about—and some of his interests and accomplishments may surprise you. Hammer says he first became interested in technology while making a music video in the '90s.

I had a payroll of a million dollars a month at times." Hammer says he's in a good place now. My real, true answer is I wouldn't change one thing. Meaning that if I change one thing, everything else changes. He heard that videos could be accessed via the Internet, but the technology was still too new.

In the early '90s, you couldn't go anywhere without hearing MC Hammer's "U Can't Touch This" or seeing someone wearing his signature parachute pants.