Digital Underground rapper Shock G, a.k.a. Humpty Hump, dead at 57

Shock G of Digital Underground at the 1990 MTV Video Music Awards. (Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Rapper and producer Shock G, also known as Humpty Hump of the Bay Area hip-hop crew Digital Underground, has died at age 57. The news was first announced by his Digital Underground bandmate Chopmaster J, who posted Thursday evening on Instagram: “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!!!” more