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Digital Underground's Shock G Has Died

Shock G, famous for Digital Underground's hit song "The Humpty Dance" and his work with Tupac Shakur, has died. He was 57.

He was found dead yesterday in a hotel room in Tampa.

The cause of death is unclear, but there were no signs of trauma. Authorities will conduct an autopsy.


Shock, born Gregory Jacobs, was featured on Tupac's 1993 song "I Get Around" and he was one of the producers on Tupac's 1991 debut solo album, "2Pacalypse Now."

Pac was a member of Digital Underground when he appeared on the group's 1991 song and music video, "Same Song," for his first published work.

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