Cali Swag District -- Jay-Are, Yung, M-Bone & C-SmooveSad news in the music world today -- rapper M-Bone (a.k.a. Montae Talbert), age 22, of the group Cali Swag District was killed in a drive-by shooting that occurred last night.
Cali Swag District is best known for their single "Teach Me How to Dougie." Their debut album, The Kickback, is due out sometime this year. Heartbreaking to think M-Bone won't be around to see his own musical debut.
Cali Swag front man C-Smoove tweeted this morning:
Ma life changed drastically in the. Blink of an eye rip mbone
I'm crushed...jus seen Ma N*gga on the news...idk wat to think or say...I'm hurting man real talk
M-Bone's other fellow Cali Swag rapper Yung tweeted:
Thank yall for the hit ups... i lost my lil bro yesterday no words can express how i feel... i love you bro
Per MTV News, Inglewood police confirmed the musician died of two gunshot wounds to the head outside a liquor store in his hometown of Inglewood, California. He was found by police last night, seated in the driver's seat of a vehicle. He later died at a local hospital. Witnesses saw the gunmen pull up next to him, shoot, and flee the scene.
The Cali Swag District dance hit "Teach Me How to Dougie," which beckons back to the dance made popular by hip-hop legend Doug E. Fresh, had everyone from Chris Brown and Justin Bieber to First Lady Michelle Obama doing the popular dance.
Such sad news and a young life gone way too soon.
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