(CNN) — Rapper MC Hammer launched a string of tweets Saturday with his side of the story two days after he was arrested in northern California for allegedly obstructing an officer.

Among his tweets, Hammer said an officer asked him whether he was on parole or probation before trying to pull him out of his vehicle.

Police in Dublin, east of Oakland, provided few details of Thursday night’s incident.

Hammer — a rap and dance icon in the late 1980s and 1990s — was arrested on suspicion of resisting an officer and obstructing an officer in the performance of his duties, according to police spokesman Herb Walters.

Walters did not indicate what prompted the incident at the Hacienda Crossings shopping center and would not provide a police version of the encounter.

Hammer began his tweets Saturday with “chubby elvis looking dude was tapping on my car window, I rolled down…

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