Rapper “Shock G” of Digital Underground Dead at 57!!!

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Shock G aka Humpty Hump of the alternative rap group Digital Underground performs at Krush Groove 2011 sponsored by radio station 93.5 KDAY At The Gibson Amphitheatre on April 29, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)

The “genius” mind behind the hip-hop group Digital Underground passed away at the age of 57. Gregory “Shock G” Jacobs produced some of the biggest hip-hop tracks that we still sing and play today. Just a few are..”Humpty Dance,” “Same Song,” & “Dowutchyalike!” The group introduced 2pac into the rap game, and Shock G produced almost half of 2pac’s first LP. One of his biggest productions for 2pac was “I Get Around” and he was also featured on the song. He is a Oakland “Bay Area” hip-hop legend, and will be sorely missed…Thank you Shock G for your contributions to the culture!


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