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Jacobs spent most of his childhood moving around the East Coast with his family, eventually settling in Tampa, Florida. As a drummer he won the 1978 "Most Talented" trophy at Greco Junior High School, but after relocating to Queens, New York (as a result of his parents' divorce), he traded his drums in for a set of turntables upon discovering and ... See full bio »


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Charlie's Angels
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Nothing But Trouble
Nothing But Trouble Digital Underground member
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 2017/I The House (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out (Sam Wilkes Remix)" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2017 All Eyez on Me (writer: "So Many Tears", "The Humpty Dance", "Same Song", "I Get Around" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Michelle Pfeiffer/Kyle MacLachlan/Mark Normand (2017) ... (writer: "Rebel of the Underground" - uncredited)
 2017 Fist Fight (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out (The Undefeated Remix)" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2015-2017 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Tony Gonzalez Vs. Ray Lewis (2017) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance")
- Abbi Jacobson vs. Ilana Glazer (2015) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance")
 2016 Sing (writer: "Humpty Dance" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2016/I Mother's Day (writer: "THE HUMPTY DANCE" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2015 Alpha and Omega 5: Family Vacation (writer: "Same Song")
 2015 Dope (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 2013 Battle of the Year (writer: "Same Song" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 2011 Happy Feet Two (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out" - as G. Jacobs)
 2011 10 Years (writer: "Same Song" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out" - as Shock G)
 2011 The Green Hornet (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - uncredited)
 2008 Step Up 2: The Streets (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 2008 Meet the Spartans (writer: "Humpty Dance" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2007 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (writer: "Mama Said Knock You Out")
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kept a Guy Locked in a Truck (2007) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - uncredited)
 2005 Prime (writer: "FREAKS OF THE INDUSTRY" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2004 I Love the '90s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1990 (2004) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance")
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2003 Head of State (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2003 Tupac: Resurrection (Documentary) (writer: "Same Song", "Rebel of the Underground", "I Get Around")
 2002 Half Past Dead (writer: "The Pledge Remix" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2002 Antwone Fisher (writer: "The Humpty Dance" (1990) - as Gregory Jacobs)
 2001 Made (writer: "Do Whutcha Want" - as G. Jacobs)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "The Humpty Dance" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 2000 Love & Basketball (writer: "Doowutchyalike" - as Gregory E. Jacobs)
 1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (performer: "We Got More" - as Shock G) / (writer: "Food Fight", "We Got More" - as G. Jacobs)
 1995 Casper (writer: "Same Song" - as Gregory Jacobs)
 1995 New Jersey Drive (writer: "Flip Squad's In Da House" - as G. Jacobs)
 1994 Hoop Dreams (Documentary) (as Shock G & Humpty Hump, "The Original Lesson") / (writer: "The Original Lesson" - as Greg Jacobs)
 1994 House Party 3 (writer: "I Get Around")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lawn & Garden (1993) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance")
 1991 Nothing But Trouble (producer: "Same Song", "Tie The Knot" - as Greg Jacobs) / (writer: "Same Song", "Tie The Knot" - as Greg Jacobs)
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sale Away: Part 2 (1990) ... (writer: "The Humpty Dance")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Tupac Shakur video "Trapped" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Shock G | Humpty Hump | Piano Man | Gregory Racker | Digital Underground

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Shock G's ethnicity is made up of eight different backgrounds, with each of his great-grandparents being of a different origin. His maternal grandmother is half-Pakistani and half-East Indian (Hindu); his maternal grandfather is half-Jewish and half-Puerto Rican; his paternal grandfather is of half-African American (specifically assumed to be Haitian) and half-Trini (Trinidadian) descent; while ... See more »

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