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Monday, May 16, 2011

Rapper M-Bone, of Cali Swag District, Murdered in Random L.A. Drive-By

Posted By on Mon, May 16, 2011 at 11:58 AM

click to enlarge Cali Swag District, with M-Bone at far right. - EXPOSAY
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  • Cali Swag District, with M-Bone at far right.

Rapper Montae "M-Bone" Talbert, a member of the group Cali Swag District, was murdered Sunday night in an apparent random drive-by in L.A. He was 22.

click to enlarge Montae Talbert, 22, R.I.P. - EXPOSAY
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  • Montae Talbert, 22, R.I.P.
Cali Swag District is best known as the group that introduced the world to the Dougie Dance, which became a hit last year via the song "Teach Me How to Dougie."

Montae was apparently in the wrong place at the wrong time on Sunday, driving around his hometown of Inglewood. Police have no suspects in the murder.

From his bio on the Cali Swag District website:

Birthdate: 9/17 - Virgo Dream Date: Alicia Keys Fun Fact: Although the group has a lot of tattoos, he will probably be the one to end up with the most. Favorite Video Game: Madden Favorite Clothing Brand: Misfits Favorite Movie: "Boyz n the Hood" because it reminds him of when he grew up in LA. Place to visit: Europe

You'll find M-Bone Dougie-ing at 1:45 in this video:

[via TMZ / The Informer]

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