Digital Underground rapper Shock G has reportedly handed away on the age of 57, a number of sources report.
Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J first broke the information on Instagram Thursday night (April 22).
“34 years in the past nearly to the day we had a wild thought we could be a hip hop band and tackle the world by way of it all of the dream grew to become a actuality and the fact grew to become a nightmare for some,” J captioned below an image of the 2 of them a long time in the past. “And now he’s awaken from the celebrity lengthy reside shock G Aka Humpty Hump and Relaxation In Peace my Brotha Greg Jacobs!!! #digitalunderground.”
TMZ reports his father, Edward Racker, says Shock — born Greg Jacobs — was discovered useless Thursday in a resort room in Tampa.
A reason behind demise has but to be launched.
Shock G was a rapper and keyboardist for Digital Underground, a pioneering Hip Hop group answerable for a lot of influential singles, together with the group’s groundbreaking hit “The Humpty Dance.” He was also called his alter ego Humpty Hump.
Moreover, G was very influential in Tupac’s rap profession as he launched the West Coast rapper to the world on the group’s 1990 observe “Identical Music.” He went on to provide Pac’s breakthrough single “I Get Round” and Me In opposition to The World’s “So Many Tears.”
Shock G additionally labored with artists like Prince, Monie Love, Dr. Dre, Cash B, Uncooked Fusion, Luniz, Mac Mall, Murs, KRS-One and extra.