9 – MC HAMMER -Too Legit to Quit – $2.5 million
In this video, MC Hammer recruited some athletes to help out with his 14-minute “2 Legit 2 Quit” music video.
His fourth record and third official full-length studio album was released on October 29, 1991.
The video features many celebrity appearances such as James Brown.
To be able to obtain images with various celebrities, Rupert Wainwright sent a production crew out around the world capture footage of everyone from Roger Clemens to Jose Canseco.
Produced by Rupert Wainwright this video was ranked as one of the most expensive music videos ever made.
The video begins with a news reel of celebs reacting to a rumor that MC Hammer left the industry.