M-Bone killed in drive-by shooting

Los Angeles rapper M-Bone, 22, a member of the group Cali Swag District, was killed in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting, police and celebrity news sites said on Monday.

Police said a man was shot while outside a liquor store in the Inglewood area on Los Angeles on Sunday night and pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Website TMZ.com identified him as rapper M-Bone, whose real name is Montae Talbert.

M-Bone was a member of hip-hop group Cali Swag District who found success with the 2010 single dance hit “Teach Me How to Dougie”.

Cali Swag District

TMZ.com quoted police sources as saying that M-Bone was shot twice in the head and appeared to have been a random victim in a drive-by shooting by an unknown assailant.

Earlier this morning, Cali Swag District’s lead rapper, Smoove tweeted, “Ma life changed drastically in the. Blink of an eye rip mbone.”

RIP M-Bone

The now famous video of Kate Upton doing the “dougie” at the Clippers game –

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