Uncle Sam to MC Hammer — Pay Me My $700,000 in Taxes!

MC Hammer
The U.S. government isn”t letting MC Hammer off the hook for the $779,585 it claims the rapper owes in back taxes — and has now filed a lawsuit against the rapper and his wife … to recoup its losses.

According to the docs, obtained by , the back taxes are from Hammer”s most financially troubled years — 1996 and 1997 — and Uncle Sam wants the money back stat, demanding any concert earnings Hammer makes be automatically redirected into the government”s pocket.

Hammer — real name Stanley Burrell — filed for bankruptcy in 1996, after burying himself in $13 million of debt. 

Calls to Hammer”s reps weren”t returned.