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The Resume

    Formed in Oakland California
    Shock-G, Humpty and Eddie 'Humpty Hump' Humphrey (Gregory E. Jacobs, August 25, 1963 - keyboards and vocals)
    Chopmaster J (Jimi Dright, samples, percussion)
    DJ Fuze (David Elliot, October 8, 1970- , Syracuse, New York)
    Money B (Ron Brooks)
    Tupac Shakur (June 16, 1971-September 13, 1996, Brooklyn, New York)
    Recorded the song 'The Humpty Dance'
    Group appeared in the movie 'Nothing But Trouble' (1991)
    'The Humpty Dance' is # 9 on VH1's Hip Hop One Hit Wonder Countdown

Why they might be annoying:

    'The Humpty Dance' was their only hit in the United States.
    Money B was questioned for the shooting murder of Ronald Blackburn (2000).
    Shock G got the Humpty idea after his half brother, lounge singer 'Smooth Eddie Humphrey' suffered severe burns in the kitchen. After a water pipe main burst and struck Humphrey in the back of the head, his nose hit a deep-fry grease vat.
    Shock G gave up eating foods with sugar, but still smokes cigars.
    Radio stations and MTV censored part of 'The Humpty Dance' song, including the line 'got busy in a Burger King' bathroom.

Why they might not be annoying:

    Tupac Shakur was in the group from the late 80's until 1991, before he became a successful solo artist.
    Shock G's mother named him after Gregory Hines because she had a huge crush on Hines.
    Their 1991 album 'Sons of P' went gold.

Credit: My Niece Alyse

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Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 66 Votes: 46.97% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 11 Votes: 81.82% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 17 Votes: 76.47% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 29 Votes: 68.97% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 35 Votes: 82.86% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 68 Votes: 77.94% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 129 Votes: 72.87% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 254 Votes: 70.08% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 303 Votes: 68.32% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 249 Votes: 65.06% Annoying