Shock G
Shock G was the frontman for the hip-hop group Digital Underground, whose hits included “The Humpty Dance.”

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Published by Waseca County News on Apr. 23, 2021.
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May the God of comfort bless your grieving hearts with strength, loving kindness and peace as the world copes with loss the of Shock G. May family, friends and extended family cherish his memories.
Tony
May 15, 2021
Alishia
May 13, 2021
May the God of all comfort be with the family at this difficult time.
May 11, 2021
Shock there will not be a day that you're not missed. I'll miss the videos you would share from the places you traveled. Definitely miss the talks brother G. ESO..
Kasilo Choka
May 11, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Devon
May 10, 2021
RIP Shock- G. San Diego Loves You
Daniel Gouthier
Friend
May 7, 2021
RIP...i remember..the Pier.. in Santa Monica ..and...what we talked about..rest well...
Kimberly Parker
Acquaintance
May 5, 2021

Thank you GJ/ SG for ALL the Wonder & Magic of you (& your crew DU) . U gave world a new Rhyme & Rhythm to Groove & Grow to.

In ALL WAYS & always we shall Remember & Groove with You. Truly LovU sincere.

Always&4ever. RISE & Shine 4 all times.

All round same
Tru
Student
May 5, 2021

Thank you for ALL the Wonder & Magic of you (& your crew DU) . U gave world a new Rhyme & Rhythm to Groove & Grow to.

In ALL WAYS & always we shall Remember & Groove with You. Truly LovU sincere.

Always&4ever. RISE & Shine 4 all times.

All round world same song
Tru
Student
May 5, 2021

Thank you for ALL the Wonder & Magic of you (& your crew DU) . U gave world a new Rhyme & Rhythm to Groove & Grow to.

In ALL WAYS & always we shall Remember & Groove with You. Truly LovU sincere.

Always&4ever. RISE & Shine 4 all times.

All round world same song
Tru
Student
May 5, 2021
Rest In Peace. You started a lot of trends that carry on today. My condolences to your family and love ones. Life well done.
Darryl Doleman
Friend
May 4, 2021
R.I.P Shock G. Thank You for sharing your gift with us all
Monie
May 3, 2021
Lara Petrelli
May 3, 2021
Rest well big homie. You brought the world a lot of happiness. We can say your one of the founders of what’s happening in the world today pertaining to hip hop music etc. life well done. Sometimes God wants us a little early. Lots of fond memories you have left.
Darryl Doleman
Friend
May 3, 2021
I am just that regular girl, that met Shock,in October 98', in Amarillo,Tx. He saw something in me, that I didn't see in myself.We spent some time together and he made me feel very special.I love him and the amazing music that he made. He was a cool, funny,fun loving guy,one of the most down to earth people, that I have ever met. I will miss him, and think of him often with fond memories. I will love you always.
Julia Roberts
May 3, 2021
Lara Petrelli
May 3, 2021
Lara Petrelli
May 3, 2021
Lara Petrelli
May 3, 2021
Darrell Davis
Friend
May 3, 2021
In 1988 Shock and Chop came down to LA from the Bay Area and stay with me @ my Townhouse/Studio (frat house style) @ the time I was a successful west coast, church boy, R&B Producer with no knowledge or respect for hip-hop culture. I thought it was a fad that would be over in a couple of years. Shock began Schooling me immediately on the 4 elements of hip-hop and how the culture had evolved over 20 years into a way of life. I will be forever grateful to him for opening my eyes to the future. REST IN POWER MY BROTHER
Darryl (DOK) Ross
May 3, 2021
You were always a free spirit in life and now you are free to explore the many galaxies! Thank you for your inspiration and gifts that will forever be your legacy! Will always cherish your live shows on tour in Australia and our time spent. Memories forever from Memorial Day weekend and stories shared at Flavs in Vegas in this photo. Love & light brother
Fez_addedflava Friend, colleague
May 2, 2021
My condolence to Greg’s family. I pray God continues to strengthen you all during these touch times.
Shirley Tabor Belmer
May 2, 2021
R I P Shock G .you were a very talented artist I will be a fan for life.Thank you.
Theresa Jones
Friend
May 1, 2021
Rest In Peace now...Gregory E. Jacobs Shock G/Humpty Hump in an Infinite Eternal Love!.I will always have this love for you forever.. Thanking The Infinite High for the blessing of an opportunity to encounter such a phenomenal spirit such as you!...and Thank you for sharing you very Essence with the world!... FLY HIGH MY {Butta~FLY... 1~Love and as you would say... ONLY&NOTHING BUT LOVE!...your `DEENI´
Geraldine DEENI Banks
May 1, 2021
Heartbroken to hear that Shock G has died. What a genius. Man, when the “Humpty Dance” song played everybody got up and danced! My sincerest condolences to the Family. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this distressing time.
May 1, 2021
Wow this is a shock . Rest in peace
May 1, 2021
SHOCK G WAS A GREAT GOOD FRIEND TO ME AND MY GOOD FRIENDS HE WAS INSPIRING TO US ALL THE MAN WAS A LEGEND TRULY THE PRINCE OF HIP HOP HE CAN PLAY ALOT OF INSTRUMENTS HE WAS AMAZING FROMMTHE TOURS AND SHOWS WE ALL DID WITH HIM WE HAD OUR GROUP UNDER THE NAME CALI-BAN FORMERLY WITH NUMSKULL FROM THE LUNIZ BUT ALL I XAN I WILL MISS HIM AND I LOVE HIM FOREVER IM OUT OH AND DO WHAT YOU LIKE IN HIS VOCAL PHRASE
DAME
Friend
May 1, 2021
One of the most generous people the world has ever seen. You will be missed brother. Rest in peace.
William Lee
May 1, 2021
Thank you Shock G for laying it down with The Digital Underground. Thank you Shock G for putting Tupac Shakur on the map. You had given you blessings to Tupac.Shakur. Your investment has paid off. Digital Underground Music speaks.up.for.itself... Rap.in paradise Gregory "Shock.G" Jacobs.- Nicole.Jordan (New Orleans La.)
April 30, 2021
He was the kind of person that could uplift another person and convince them that can do things that they thought they could never do. I tried to convince you to work with troubled teens because you are a kind person who builds other people’s self esteems up. Thank you for that. You were honest and funny as well. The world needs more people like you. Made me day many times. Thank you for the video titled “ I want you to remember how special you are.” The painting and everything. Thank you for building up my self esteem and the amazing times we had. Thank you for being one of my best friends. Me and Anastasia and so many others will miss you dearly. You are with God now. You were one of his angels here on earth. We love you, Greg. Hugs.
Angil
Neighbor
April 29, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
April 29, 2021
Greg was a phenomenal spirit who loved people and was good to all. Condolences to his beautiful mom, Kent, the remainder of his family, and his Villagers. To God be all glory! Lisa R Shannon, Ph.D
Lisa Shannon
Friend
April 29, 2021
My deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Shock G. At this difficult time, may the God of tender mercies comfort you.
Mary
Neighbor
April 29, 2021
Prayers and thoughts for the Jacobs family, May God be with all of you in your time of need.
April 29, 2021
u will be missed
ian blow
Acquaintance
April 29, 2021
We are sorry for the loss. We share your pain. And so is God who is close to the brokenhearted and also saves those who are crushed in spirit.
He was such a great talent.
Ezeko & Rossy
April 28, 2021
R.I.P. Shock G.
Randy Floyd
April 28, 2021
RIP Shock G! Thank you for your brilliance and for giving us a timeless party song. Go 'head and do that Humpty Dance into the pearly gates. Blessings to your family. What a loss!
Tisa
April 28, 2021
May the family find comfort, peace, and strength for Jehovah and fond memories.
April 28, 2021
May God be with the Jacobs family as they go through this very hard time of losing Shock G.
April 28, 2021
Rest In Peace Shock. U will be missed, thanks for all the great music The Piano Man and for Humpty. Peace!
Luk Zlo
April 28, 2021
He was from my era and he will be sorely missed
Regina Jackson
Acquaintance
April 27, 2021
To The Family & Love Ones You Have Our Condolences & Prayers & Shock G. Rest In Peace
John & Susan White
April 27, 2021
I remember when Greg went to HCC and I would give him a ride to WTMP radio station to drop off his cassette tapes with his music. He told me he was going to be famous one day. He spoke his dream into existence.
Lisa Butler
April 27, 2021
Rest in peace Greg. Condolences to the family.
Lisa Butler
Friend
April 27, 2021
Shock G was so much more than "Humpy Hump" or "The guy who brought us 2Pac".
He was an innovator, a pioneer, one of the best artists to ever bless hip hop with his creativity. In my opinion, the most underrated musician in hip hop. His presence in the music industry will be missed dearly. Thank you for helping me find the artist in myself and thank you for your positive influences in hip hop history. I have always and always will introduce your artistry to my children and others and hope that they are as influenced even half as much as I was.
Cary Brittain
Student
April 27, 2021
RIP....
DEVON RICHMOND
April 27, 2021
Condolences to Gregory’s family an whole DU Family . Gregory ShockG Edward Ellington Humpty Hump Humphries The 3rd Piano Man Jacobs, we will truly miss you , a true pioneer , genius , Talented Free spirited Legend .Feel Bless to have seen you an listen to your music , wish we had you for a while longer .Legends Never Die
Christine Wilson
Acquaintance
April 27, 2021
RIP Shock g! Thanks for everything you gave us, you will truly be missed!
John Barnett
April 27, 2021
R.I.P. Shock G the piano man one love beautiful spirit now you are a part of the Greatest choir's Ever created.
Vivian
April 27, 2021
What a great artist. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this difficult period.
April 27, 2021
To the Jacobs family, so very sorry for your loss, sincere condolences to you all, may God be your strength and comfort as you endure this most difficult time of your loss.
April 27, 2021
My condolences go out to the family of Shock G. He will be missed by the entertainment world.
LeeRoy
April 27, 2021
Shock you was a talented soul and it was good getting to work with you. Much luv and make sure everyone does the Humpty Dance in Heaven... E-Dawg
Terreal Johnson
Friend
April 27, 2021
Thank you for blessing this world with your talent. Be at ease and rest, you won’t be forgotten. It was an honor to watch you perform and speak with you in CO! Humpty hump 4eva
Matthew Haan
Acquaintance
April 26, 2021
I'm a miss you Shock G.... My fondest memories was of you at your Bachelor Party!!!
Truman Jefferson
Friend
April 26, 2021
Matthew Pennell
Friend
April 26, 2021
Drea Starrdust
Friend
April 26, 2021
Drea Starrdust
Friend
April 26, 2021
I met you 06/17/17 and was the best day of my life. U gave me ur jacket from Woodstock 99 and signed my nose. You will be missed. Peace & Humptyness foreva
Drea Starrdust
Friend
April 26, 2021
Shock!!!! Heaven must be a party with you making music there. Rest in peace my friend
Joe Nauman
April 26, 2021
Jacqueline Bell
Friend
April 26, 2021
April 26, 2021
My condolences to one of the greatest artist R.I.P.. My brother shock g until we meet once again
Luis Reyes
Friend
April 26, 2021
Rest Peacefully young brother. I know you and Pac are running wreckless in Heaven... Together again.... Its the same ol' song ❤
Shelay Isbell
April 26, 2021
Jacqueline Bell
Friend
April 26, 2021
Jacqueline Bell
Friend
April 26, 2021
A great friend to all
Jacqueline Bell
Friend
April 26, 2021
May God bless the family and Soul of this talented brother. His music touched alot of fans and made alot of people do the Hump!!!..R.I.P. Shock G...D.J. PRO (North Carolina)
DJ PRO ( Prime Productions D.J. Team) Prear
Friend
April 26, 2021
Shock G, I'm truly going to miss you! I've been inspired by you and your phenomenal musical gift since I was a little girl back in Oakland, Ca in the late 80's. May you rest in heaven and fly with the other angels as you're now one yourself! ❤
Shavonne Gardner
April 26, 2021
Jackie
April 26, 2021
Scott Chamberland
April 26, 2021
Truly a loss to so many. The greatness of his talents will be missed. My heartfelt sympathies to the Jacobs family, may God with you all.
April 26, 2021
I hope you're remembered with the respect you deserved- but never really got- in this lifetime. You were a musical genius and your art will live forever. Thank you, Shock G!
christopher walters
April 26, 2021
RIP Shock G Thank you for sharing your talent with us. Prayers to your family.
Michele Davis
April 26, 2021
R.I.P. Bro...You were truly a great musical thinker!
Digidigit
April 26, 2021
I enjoyed listening to your song The Humpty Dance. May your soul rest in peace.
Stracie Jones
April 26, 2021
I love Digital Underground so sorry for your loss to the band and the family
Mary clark
April 26, 2021
My condolences to the family 100 prayers to the hip Hop community ❤❤❤
Tony Bridges
Friend
April 25, 2021
Shock has such a creative and genius soul, and his caring nature radiated through everyone who’s ever talked with him. I am forever grateful for the time I had with him, even if it was for a brief moment. Shock was truly one of a kind, and I wish I could thank him for influencing the way I perceive music today. May he rest in peace, and my heart goes out to all of his family and friends.
Julianna Bodtmann
Friend
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To the Jacob’s family I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great man with such a kind heart and consideration for others. You raised a beautiful person. People like him make the world a better place. I am going to miss you dearly Shock. It doesn’t even feel real and I wake up every morning wishing it was just a dream I hope to see u again in the next life. May God Bless You and all of your family..........One
Jennifer Gonzalez
Friend
April 25, 2021
You gave us good memories and good music. Rest in Paradise
Dominique
April 25, 2021
I met humpty at my niece house one night he was riding by and heard music stopped my niece invited him in he was hilariously funny talking about how big his nose was. He was a very funny guy.
Beverly Bryant
Friend
April 25, 2021
Sincere condolences to the Jacobs family, so very sorry for your loss. The music industry has lost a genius. May God be with you all as endure this very difficult time.
April 25, 2021
R.I.P Mr.Gregory my condolences.
Elizabeth Bell
April 25, 2021
Shock G with Digital Underground gave us innovative music that changed the industry, so hip it had a dance to go with it. He left this place we call earth way too soon, but he left his mark as being a fantastic entertainer ...(RIP)...Much ❤
Valenda
Friend
April 24, 2021
So sorry to hear of Shock G's passing. He was a memorable artists. His verse on I Get Around is classic. May Jehovah comfort his family and many fans!
Valerie Valentine
April 24, 2021
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Shock G. He had the most catchy beats to his music for dancing, May the Family be comforted by the God of Tender Mercies who will help you get through this very difficult time. May he support you with his strength as he carries your load of grief Psalm 68:19. Shock G will not be forgotten.
BRY
April 24, 2021
...Rest In Power & Doowutchyalike.
C M
April 24, 2021
May you rest in piece
Matt Pennell
Friend
April 24, 2021
May God be with the Jacobs family in their time of sorrow, many share your pain.
April 24, 2021
To the Jacobs family, so very sorry for your loss. DU is an iconic group, the talent of Shock G will most definitely be missed.
April 24, 2021
An amazing talent, gone too soon. Heartfelt condolences to the Jacobs family and friends, may God be with you.
April 24, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Samantha Lewis
April 24, 2021