The hip hop world lost another iconic star from the legendary 90’s era in Digital Underground’s Shock G.
He was a multi-talented artist being a rapper/keyboardist legend and was the co-founder of Digital Underground. He has reportedly passed away at age 57. The rap scene has been hit recently with also the untimely passing of DMX and Black Rob.
Digital Underground’s hit song, “The Humpty Dance”, brought joy to the dance clubs at its height of popularity in the 90’s. Shock also introduce the world to Tupac, as he was featured on the groups single “Same Song.”
Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J confirmed the news in an Instagram post on Thursday night (April 22).
“34 years ago almost to the day we had a wild idea we can be a hip hop band take on the world,” he wrote. “through it all 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 Humpy Hump and Rest in Peace my brotha Greg Jacobs!!!”
WorldWide Entertainment TV sends out condolences to the family and friends of Shock G!!
Check out the reactions below to the news!
The first time I saw Tupac he was in a dashiki dancing with Humpty Hump. RIP Shock G, West Coast legend 🙏🏾pic.twitter.com/1m2CaMlLk3
— NUFF (@nuffsaidny) April 23, 2021
Damn, first DMX, then Black Rob now Shock G the man with the old school hit “Humpty Hump” very influential to introducing the world to Tupac. Rest in heaven. pic.twitter.com/A1Vsc1YBlh
— Vada_Fly (@Vada_Fly) April 23, 2021
And Shock was a flat out super producer.
— Sebastian Cotton (@Bonvivant1979) April 23, 2021