R.I.P. Shock G.

Shock G, the lead vocalist of the hip hop group Digital Underground has passed away. He was 57.

TMZ reports the Oakland legend was found dead in a Tampa hotel room on Thursday (April 22). No cause of death was revealed and no trauma or foul play was reported.

Shock G is most known as Humpty Hump and the lead vocalist in the Oakland-based group Digital Underground with members Chopmaster J and the late Kenneth “Kenny K” Waters. The group released the 1989 hit “The Humpty Dance”. He helped launch the career of a young Tupac Shakur, who appeared on the group’s “Same Song”. Shock also appeared on ‘Pac’s 1993 hit “I Get Around”.

In addition to ‘2Pac, Shock G also produced songs for The Luniz, Dr. Dre, Prince, KRS-One, Murs, and more. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Shock G’s family, fans and fellow fans.