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Cali Swag District’ Rapper Dead at 25

Saturday, June 7th, 2014


JayAre from the rap group Cali Swag District died Friday … the result of sickle cell anemia according to one of the guys in the group.

Jay suffered from sickle cell anemia and was hospitalized Thursday for unknown reasons, this according to MTV, Hours later he went into into cardiac arrest and died.

General Da Smoove — another member of CSD — tweeted last night, “Sickle cell took my brother away from me today.”

Smoove adds, “With that being said I’m proud to know that with that disease he made the best of his life … I jus(sp) saw my bro literally fight for his life I told him ‘I love you bro’ hope’n he heard me.”

Sadly, Jay is not the first member of Cali Swag to die … in 2011, CSD member M-Bone was murdered in a drive-by shooting.

JayAre was 25.

Source TMZ

M-Bone’s Girlfriend Says Another Man’s Jealousy & Twitter Beef May Have Led To His Death

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

As Inglewood, California police continue to piece together the events that led to the death of Cali Swag District member M-Bone, his girlfriend has come forth with what could be a substantial lead.

The girlfriend — who wishes to remain anonymous out of fear for her life, told TMZ that a man living in their apartment complex had become insanely jealous of her 22-year old boyfriend’s success.

According to the girlfriend — M-Bone, born Monte Talbert, and the man had several run ins in the past, and were embroiled in a Twitter beef. The man allegedly threatened to physically harm M-Bone.

On the night he was killed M-Bone was outside an Inglewood liquor store when a car approached. Someone from inside the vehicle fired shots — two hit M-Bone in the head. The murderer drove off, then doubled back before leaving the scene.

So far no arrests have been made in the case.

Breaking News: M-Bone of Cali Swag District Shot & Killed

Monday, May 16th, 2011

22 year old M-Bone of the popular Inglewood, CA group Cali Swag District was shot and killed early this morning. Details have yet to be revealed about the murder.

Cali Swag District is best known for their hit single “Teach Me How To Dougie”.

Police say the victim was shot at least twice in the head and was rushed to Harbor UCLA Medical Center’s trauma center where he was pronounced dead.

Inglewood police have not officially released the man’s name. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office said the victim was 19.

Police said the suspects fled the scene. Officials don’t know if the shooting is gang-related.

Anyone with information is urged to call Inglewood police detectives at (310) 412-5240.