DIGITAL UNDERGROUND’S SHOCK G DIED FROM ACCIDENTAL OD … Fentanyl, Meth and Booze

Shock G died in a Tampa hotel room from a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol … according to the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner. A rep for the medical examiner’s office tells TMZ … the Digital Underground rapper died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, ethanol (alcohol) and methamphetamine. We broke the story … Shock G was found unresponsive in his hotel room in April, and there were no outward signs of trauma. Shock was last seen the day before he died, by a hotel manager … who then found him in the…

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Digital Underground Founder Shock G. Laid To Rest, DJ Premier, Big Daddy Kane And Other Notables Pay Respect

Digital Underground founder Shock G. was lead to rest today (May 1st), in his hometown of Tampa, Florida. Funeral services for the late rapper/musician were held at the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church.  A variety of hymns, along with secular music were sung throughout the service by the Tampa Mass Choir, who belted out a tear-jerking rendition of Stevie Wonder’s timeless song “As (I’ll Be Loving You Always).”  Notables like Public Enemy’s Chuck D., Yo Yo, The Luniz, DJ Premier, Big Daddy Kane, Sway, Rob Base, MC Serch, Busta Rhymes, Jermaine…

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SHOCK G FUNERAL PLANS SET … Digital Underground Members To Pay Respects

Shock G will be laid to rest not far from where he died … his funeral plans are set, and we’re told his group Digital Underground will be well represented at the service. The late rapper’s manager, Atron Gregory, tells TMZ … Shock’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday in Tampa and a large Digital Underground contingent will be front and center, including founding member Money B and DJ Fuze. Money B’s manager says … MB’s been working with Shock’s family to help prep for the funeral, but it won’t be a Digital Underground reunion. We’re…

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DIGITAL UNDERGROUND’S SHOCK G DEAD AT 57

Shock G, famous for Digital Underground’s hit song “The Humpty Dance” and his work with Tupac Shakur, is dead. The rap legend was found dead Thursday in a hotel room in Tampa … according to his father, Edward Racker. We’re told the cause of death is unclear but there were no signs of trauma. Shock’s father says authorities will conduct and autopsy. Shock G was the lead singer for the pioneering hip hop group Digital Underground, and he gets into character as his alter ego, “Humpty Hump,” for the group’s famous 1989…

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