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Digital Underground rapper Shock G passes away

Tupac and Shock G | (Image: Pat Johnson/REX/Shutterstock)

On Thursday (April 22), the hip hop community was hit with yet another hard blow while it’s still mourning the deaths of Ruff Ryders legend DMX and Bad Boy recording artist Black Rob. On his Instagram, producer and Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J revealed that his crew member and fellow co-founder Shock G has passed away.

Posting a throwback black-and-white photo of the two, J captioned it: “34 years ago almost to the day we had a wild idea we can be a hip hop band and take on the world through it all the dream became a reality and the reality became a nightmare for some.”

He continued: “And now he’s awaken from the fame long live shock G Aka Humpty Hump and Rest In Peace my Brotha Greg Jacobs!!!”

In 1987, Shock G founded Digital Underground with Chopmaster J, real name Jimi Dright; and Kenny-K, real name Kenneth Waters in The Bay. Big fans of junk bands from the 1970s, the crew’s music would be heavily influence by that era.

One person that the crew is widely known for — and the most successful star to come out from them — is Tupac. The group is actually credited by many for launching the famed rapper’s career. One of Digital Underground’s most popular singles is 1990’s “The Humpty Dance,” which was featured on their debut album titled Sex Packets.

We aren’t aware of G’s cause of his death as of yet. He was reportedly 57 years old.

Take a look at Chopmaster’s IG post revealing his passing below. Rest in peace.

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New Music Friday!!!!

Here are my picks for new album releases for today!

1. Wale – Free Lunch

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2. Russ – Zoo

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3. Kap G – No Kap

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4. NBA Youngboy – 4Respect 4Freedom 4Loyalty 4WhatsImportant

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5. Curren$y & Harry Fraud – Cigarette Boats

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6. K Camp – This For You

7. 6lack – East Atlanta Love Letter

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8. G Perico – Guess What

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9. Tamia – Passion Like Fire

10. Trinidad Cardona – Humble Beginnings

11. Ro Ransom – Possessed

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12. Mista Cain – Big Cain

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EMINEM RESPONDED BACK TO MGK

Eminem chose to keep the rap battle going between him and Machine Gun Kelly. Just over an hour ago, he dropped a single called “KillShot”!!!!

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I swear I just listened to the interview Eminem had with Sway yesterday! When asked if he would respond back to MGK, he stated that he didn’t want to give MGK anymore clout due to the fact who Eminem is! But, Eminem did mention that he was VERY pissed and being in the position that he is in, the only response he can give is on record.

Geesh!!!!!! Eminem basically gave MGK the cock sucker of the week award!! Comment your thoughts below!

MGK Responds Back to Eminem Diss!!

This past Friday, the internet was blazing off the unexpected release of Eminem’s album, Kamikaze, which had a lot of shade being thrown at certain entertainers, one being, Cleveland’s own Machine Gun Kelly!

Well….MGK did not disappoint! He made sure to respond back the next day with a track titled “Rap Devil”.

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In my opinion, MGK did what he was supposed to do and went IN on Eminem….I do not care if Em responds back or not! At least MGK came battle ready!!! I swear this rap beef has not only Detroit & Cleveland in the spotlight, but it seems to be a certain theme going here LOL

Make sure to comment your thoughts on the video below!

The Showcase!!!

So.. had the chance to bless my lovely appearance at a listening party for one of Cleveland’s hottest artists on the COME UP!!

The management group, Bandz Gang Management, threw a nice listening party for up n coming Cleveland artist, Artinka Teaira, appriopiately called “The Showcase”.

Once I got there I was instantly excited to see that the parking lot was filled with people who was there for the listening party too!

While waiting for the main event I was very entertained by all the artists who performed. My only disappointment was noticing how a couple of the performers did not remember the words to their own song…I am very particular about “presentation”… for your first impression will always be remembered & will determine if you gained a new fan, but with good practice & management I know they can do well for I did find myself vibing to their music.

Now….once Artinka Teaira finally graced the stage, she truly turned the place up! Artinka has a style that can offer variety for she can sing and rap AND have subject matter that me and my momma can relate to. I even noticed how majority of the females already knew the words to her songs and felt what she was saying. I even found myself bopping my head left and right to her music LOL

From when she first entered the stage, Artinka, gave me the feeling that she is a cool person, and she did prove to be as such when I introduced myself to her! When I say I had a great time??? I truly did! Any time I can enjoy some good music with people whose energy was so cool…I truly appreciate it!

Make sure to follow Artinka Teaira & the other performers:
@artinkateaira @shootahbaby @_spacejamete_ @littynittie @og_woewoe @danxepx2 @rtw_tayyy

Check out my videos from the Artinka Teaira showcase below!!








MegaDon Concert At The Grog Shop

MegaDon got blessed to open up for one of my favorite artists, Project Pat, at the Grog Shop in Cleveland Hts, OH!!

I wrote a review for Cleveland, Ohio artist MegaDon a while back for his Edgewater Ep, so when he told the station about an upcoming show for which he would be opening up for Project Pat, I totally could not pass up the oppertunity!

The concert was held at the legendary Grog Shop in the historic Coventry Village area located in the suburb of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Since this was my very first time attending a show at the Grog Shop, I was very excited, and could not wait to turn up!

Prior to MegaDon coming to the stage, there was a group of young men who had “RIP XXX” on they shirts. A very cool dance group, they literally held the crowd’s attention…peep the video below!

After the artists with the “RIP XXX” left the stage, it was time for MegaDon to enter! I totally felt his energy mixed with a little bit of excitement and probably a little bit of nervousness, with an overall stage presence that demanded attention. Some of the songs MegaDon performed were from the Edgewater Ep. You could tell the crowd was feeling it by the wave of hands in the air vibing to the music.

Once his set was over, MegaDon shouted out his family who came to support, 216 The Beat radio station, Cream, the station owner and even me, Mz. Slim Goody! I admit it felt good to finally support one of the artists who supports the station & puts on for my City of Cleveland!!!

For more of MegaDon’s performance check out the video below!

FYI! Excuse my so called video editing LMAO