It’s with a heavy heart that I report Gregory Jacobs, best known as Shock G of the legendary rap group, Digital Underground, has passed away.
Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J shared the sad news via Instagram on Thursday evening.
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 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!!! #digitalunderground 😔
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Shock G’s cause of death has not been revealed at this time.
According to TMZ, Shock’s father, Edward Racker, the rapper was found dead in a Tampa hotel room.
He was 57.
My sincerest condolences and prayers to the Jacob family and all who knew and loved him.
May he Rest In Peace.