Roommate, just over a month after his sad death at the age of 57, the cause of death of former Digital Underground member Shock G has been confirmed. Shock G died from an accidental overdose, according to official findings from the county forensic doctor, according to new reports.
Shock G died on April 23rd in a motel room in Tampa, Florida – and now the cause of his untimely death is known. Hillsboro County’s coroner officially released his results and a lethal mix of drugs proved fatal to him. He had a trio of drugs in his system, fentanyl, ethanol (alcohol) and methamphetamine.
As we previously reported, Shock G had no signs of trauma and an autopsy was scheduled shortly after his death. You will remember that Shock G was one of the first artists to give a young Tupac Shakur his start in the music industry when he performed with Digital Underground in the early days of his career – most notably in the group’s song “All Around” . The world the same song. “
At the time of his death, several members of the hip hop community paid tribute to him including Pete Rock, Biz Markie, Talib Kweli, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Ice Cube and many more.
Shock G is the third celebrity hip-hop character to die this year, following the deaths of DMX and Black Rob, as all three died in April.
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