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February 13, 1991 | SYBIL BAKER
Fashion is panting hot at Cal Poly Pomona, where baggy is big. Two years ago, only weightlifters were into the loose, brightly colored "muscle pants." Then rapper M.C. Hammer got into the act with a fancy version. And baggy pants took off. Now, on men and women, they're flapping down every street and ballooning on every corner, flaunting bright, sassy patterns and discreet two-tone ones. And the bottom line is that they're as comfortable as pajamas.
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February 18, 1991 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press.
Most 1990 Grammy Nominations 1990 Past Past Artist Noms. Noms. Wins Phil Collins 8 12 5 Quincy Jones 6 69 19 Mariah Carey 5 0 0 Leonard Bernstein 5 55 10 M.C. Hammer 5 0 0 Hugh Padgham 4 4 2 Sinead O'Connor 4 1 0 Alan Menken 4 0 0 Note: O'Connor has withdrawn from the Grammy competition and awards show, which will be Wednesday in New York. Menken is a composer; Padgham an engineer and producer. SOURCE: National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
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August 24, 1990 | DENNIS HUNT, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
M.C. Hammer's "Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em," continues to ward off challengers for the No. 1 position on the Billboard magazine pop album chart, racking up its 12th week at the top of the chart. It's been on top all summer, with Hammer's tour helping to boost sales in the second half of the season. Easily the year's best-selling album, "Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em" is over the 4-million mark in sales.
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