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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.

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