Gregory Edward Jacobs widely known by his stage name in the music industry Shock G, is a famous American musician and rapper who is popularly known as the lead vocalist of the Hip Hop group ‘Digital Underground’. Shock G is one of the group’s prominent members and the main reason for the production of some evergreen songs such as ‘The Humpty Dance. He is also the leading member who is the reason for 2Pac’s first hit single, ‘I get Around’, which helped 2Pac to achieve fame in the music industry.
Shock G Profile/Wiki/Bio
Gregory Edward Jacobs, popularly known as Shock G was born on 25th August 1963 in New York City, US. He was 57 years by the time of his death on 22 April 2021. Shock G spent most of his childhood on East Coast and finally settled in Tampa, Florida. Shock G later moved to Queens, New York, at an early age due to his parent’s divorce. Shock G has been enthusiastic about music since childhood and has always aimed to make it big in the music industry.
Shock started his musical career as a drummer, but he later became a lead vocalist as he has a unique voice and tone, which attracted many audiences across the country. Shock later moved back to Tampa after spending two years in Queens. Shock decided to form a mobile DJ team with 3 DJs and four emcees. Therefore Shock chose to quit his education at Chamberlian High School.
|Birth name||Gregory Edward Jacobs|
|Birthdate/Born on||25th August 1963|
|Age (as of 2022)||57 years(by the time of his death)|
|Birthplace||New York City, U.S.|
|Also Known As (AKA)/Other names||Humpty Hump, Piano Man, Rackadelic, MC Blowfish, Gregory Racker, Icey Mike, Peanut Hakeem|
|Occupations||musician and rapper|
|Genres||jazz, funk, dance, Hip Hop|
|Labels||Tommy Boy, TNT|
Shock G Relationship Status, Affairs & More
Shock has always kept his relationship status private and never expressed his love life to the media or the public. Shock was very conserved, and sources suggest that Shock was possibly single by the time of his death, and he may not have been dating anyone. According to the reports, Shocks has been single throughout his life and had no partner until his death. But unpopular sources suggest that Shock may be dating someone under the wraps without revealing about her to the world. The sources suggest that it is nearly impossible for a person who is famous as Shock cannot be left single as he has a towering personality and also he is very charming. Therefore the sources suggest that Shock could have chosen to be single for life.
|Marital Status||Unmarried (by the time of his death)|
Shock G Net Worth & More
Shock G reportedly has a net worth of $500 Thousand by the time of his death. Most of Shock’s net worth comes from his musical career and investments made in companies during his musical career. Shock is a famous musician who is honoured as one of the best musicians of all time. Some of the best albums produced by Shock are ‘Fear of Mixed Planet (2004)’, ‘Who got the gravy (1998)‘, ‘Lost Files(1999)‘ and many other famous albums released by Digital Underground and Shock himself. Shock also had a short-lived acting career where he starred in the films such as ‘Nothing But Trouble.‘ where he appeared as himself.
|Net worth||$500 Thousand (at the time of his death)|
Shock G Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More
Shock G has been enthusiastic about music since childhood and has won many awards in the music field since childhood. Sock G has won the ‘Most Talented‘ award as a Greco Junior High School drummer. When he was relocated to Queens, he sold his drums and bought a set of turntables.
Shock decided to pursue his music career seriously after believing that he could make it big in the music industry. He immediately finished his diploma in piano under the guidance of Patricia J. Trice and music theory under Jim Burge.
The Hip-Hop Group’s debut album ‘Doowutchyalike‘ has been an underground hit and bought many fans and followers for the group and Shock G, who was the lead vocalist.
Shock G has made numerous guest appearances and was honoured as one of the most successful and influential musicians of his time, and his Group was regarded as one of the most legendary groups in the music world of all time.
Shock G had been an alcoholic by the time of his death. It has been his cause of death that occurred on April 22 2021. The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner confirmed that Shock G’s death was caused by an accidental overdose of ethanol, fentanyl and methamphetamine due to alcohol.
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