I hope drugs didn't get him. I saw some pictures of him from not too long ago and he didn't look good. Too many greats lost to drugs in last few years.at 2;20 of 'same song', the world first meets mr tupac shakur.
and then, there is this!
gregory edward jacobs' obit made it to todays ny times because he actually was important, did a lot of stuff, and caste a large musical footprint from coney island to compton, and always with a smile.
Shock G, Frontman for Hip-Hop Group Digital Underground, Dies at 57 - The New York Times (nytimes.com)
'I mean rich, poor, high, low, or upper-middle class,
Let's all get together and have a few laughs...
Now, red, white, black, tan, yellow, or brown,
It really doesn't matter, we can all get down...'
From a pink-skinned yankee, to a blue black southerner,
Ditch digger or a governor,
do what you like. very good life advice.
fent and meth? at his age? (or any age, for that matter...)The Hillsborough County medical examiner’s initial case summary report, released Thursday, lists his cause of death as accidental, the result of “combined toxic effects of fentanyl, ethanol, and methamphetamine.”www.fox13news.com
I must have played the YouTube video 50 times since he died. Funny some of the ethnic stereotyping in the video that would never fly today (Asians, Native Americans, Hasidic Jews). Great song and video though.Yeah my wife read me some of that article yesterday, sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeesh..
This doesn't change the fact that he rippppppppppppped "Same Song" though.