MC Hammer tells bankruptcy court he can't pay bills because he is $13.7 million in debt

June 1996
Jet;06/24/96, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p38
Reports on MC Hammer who has filed for bankruptcy with the United State Bankruptcy Court Central District of California. Amount of debt and assets; List of debts.


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