April 23, 2021

Breaking: Shock G, Co-Founder Of Digital Underground Has Reportedly Passed Away At 57

Breaking: Shock G, Co-Founder Of Digital Underground Has Reportedly Passed Away At 57

Rest in peace!

Rapper/keyboardist legend, Shock G co-founder of Digital Underground has reportedly passed away at age 57. This news comes following the untimely passing of DMX and Black Rob.

Shock G was responsible for timeless hits including Digital Underground’s 1990 hit song, “The Humpty Dance.” Shock also introduced the world to 2Pac Shakur, as he was featured on the group’s 1990 single “Same Song” in one of the rapper’s first appearance to the world.

Originally reported by AllHipHopTMZ reports more details on the matter. According to their report, he was found dead in a hotel room in Tampa, Florida. There has been no official cause of death at this time.

Another groupmate, and co-founder of Digital underground, Chopmaster J wrote his reaction to the news on Instagram.

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34 years ago almost to the day we had a wild idea we can be a hip hop band and take on the world through it all,”  he wrote. “The dream became a reality and the reality became a nightmare for some. And now he’s awaken from the fame long live shock G Aka Humpty Hump and Rest In Peace my Brotha Greg Jacobs!!!”

The hip hop community went on social media to show their tribute to Shock G.

https://twitter.com/Young_Guru/status/1385393478599778310

 

May they all rest peacefully.

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