The Los Angeles staple revealed he was ill last December.

Brainfeeder has confirmed that one of its co-founders, Ras G (né Gregory Shorter) has died. No cause of death has been disclosed at this time.

In December 2018, Shorter was taken to the hospital after being short of breath and was diagnosed with pneumonia, borderline high blood pressure, diabetes, hypothyroidism and heart failure.

Shorter’s work garnered comparisons to Sun Ra and he was known for his obsessive crate-digging, as well as his psychedelia and science fiction expertise. Back in 2015, he took FACT on a tour of his incredible studio, which you can watch below.



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