Shock G Reportedly Found Dead At The Age Of 57
The news for the death of Shock G was also confirmed by his father. Edward Racker said for TMZ that his son is no more alive and the cause and circumstances around his death remain unclear and undetermined.
According to the reports, Shock G was found dead at his hotel room in Tampa on Friday (April 22) at the age of 57.
The music history and career of Shock G started a long time ago in 1980 when he moved to the Bay Area. Shortly after that he and his friend Chopmaster J founded the group Digital Underground, including Kenny-K. The group is existing ever since, but it dropped the first hit in 1990 and it is called Sex Packets. It made many songs but the biggest breakthrough continues to be the “Humpty Dance” which appeared for the first time in 1989.
Through the years Shock G appeared on many vocals for Digital Underground. But he also had another job and it was as a producer, who managed to work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Shock G was the one who believed in Tupac back in the ‘90s when he signed him to Digital Underground, which later resulted in signing with one of the greatest rappers of all times.
Shock G is also responsible for the production of Tupac’s debut album “2Pacalypse Now”.
Many rappers showed appreciation for his work and said he did a great job with the band and alone as a producer and artist. There were words for his geniality and greatness. He helped many in the industry and lived a meaningful and life full of greatness.