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The hip-hop community is in mourning following the death of Shock G, at the age of 57.

The rapper (real name Gregory Jacobs) formed Digital Underground with Chopmaster J and Kenny-K in Oakland, Calif., back in 1987, and charged into the charts on several occasions in the late ’80s and early ’90s.

The group enjoyed four top 40-charting hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, including “The Humpty Dance,” which also spent five weeks at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart in 1990 and peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Friends, family and fans turned to social media to remember the artist and his alter ego Humpty Hump as a total original, a game changer and a musician who kept the funk alive.

Check out some of tributes on social media below.

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