â†µSomeone like M.C. Hammer. â†µâ†µ
â†µ [Here's where the record scratch would come in.] â†µ
â†µ49ers beat reporter Matt Maiocco of the Press Democrat in Santa Rosa was the first to notice the bizarre presence of Stanley Kirk Burrell, better known to the world as once-megastar M.C. Hammer, during the contract talks between Crabtree and the Niners. â†µâ†µ
â†µAnd wouldn't it be more wonderful if every high-profile player brought along with them an incongruous and faded novelty rap celebrity from the early '90s to contract negotiations. Albert Haynesworth could have had Kris Kross with him when he signed for over $100 million with the Redskins. Terrell Owens brings Tag Team in tow to Bills headquarters. Maybe even Skee-Lo. â†µâ†µ
â†µIt wasn't all stunt, however. Hammer is friends with Deion Sanders, who has been a mentor to Crabtree, and he's close with Eugene Parker, Crabtree's agent. â†µâ†µ
â†µAw c'mon, don't ruin our funny juxtaposition with rational explanations. â†µâ†µ
â†µ(H/T to Shutdown Corner) â†µâ†µ
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