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NOV
12
1 years

MC Hammer Named Tourism Spokesman for City of Oakland (Video)

"Everything that you could ever say negative about Oakland, I could say 10 positives," declares the rapper in a video promoting the city's new slogan, "Oakland: To Know it is To Love It."

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Rapper, reality star, entrepreneur and tech pundit MC Hammer is adding another title to his already extensive resume: official tourism spokesman for the City of Oakland.

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Hammer takes part in a new ad campaign based around the slogan, “Oakland: To Know it is To Love It.” He can be seen in a two-minute video singing the praises of his hometown, pointing to its historic theatres, architecture, restaurants and sports teams and emphasizing the many improvements to the area.

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“Everything that you could ever say negative about Oakland, I could say 10 positives,” Hammer declares. “Oakland is a hub of creativity ... we’re political, we’re artsy, we’re musicians.”

Watch the video below:

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