M-Bone of Cali Swag District DEAD at 22!

M-Bone — one the of the members of the rap group Cali Swag District who brought us, Teach Me How To Dougie — was shot and killed last night… HipHopStan has learned.

Update: M-Bone was the victim of a drive-by shooting, and it appears to be a random act of violence. M-Bone was next to his car in front of an Inglewood, CA liquor store at 11:32 PM Sunday when shots rang out. Sources say the shooter was driving down La Brea Avenue alone in his car when he fired.

Update 2: Murdered Cali Swag District member M-Bone may have been targeted after a Twitter war over a girl … sources connected with the group tell TMZ.

M Bone of Cali Swag District M Bone of Cali Swag District DEAD at 22!

Earlier this morning, the group’s leader, Smoove — posted a Tweet saying,

“Ma life changed drastically in the link of an eye rip mbone.”


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SmooveDaGeneral normal M Bone of Cali Swag District DEAD at 22!
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Sources confirm M-Bone was shot and killed in Inglewood, California.

Inglewood detectives are investigating, but right now it looks like M-Bone was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Cali Swag District shot to stardom with their hit, “Teach Me How to Dougie.”

M-Bone — real name Montae Talber — was 22.

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Rapper Cassidy Suspected Of Murder

Cassidy Mug Shot Hackensack Rapper Cassidy Suspected Of MurderThe Philadelphia Police warrant squad called the Hackensack Police Department on Saturday morning to tell officers there was an open warrant for Hackensack resident Barry Reese, also known as the rapper Cassidy, Hackensack police Lt. Timothy Lloyd said.

The warrant was for violating probation, but Reese is also a suspect in a murder and two attempted murders in Philadelphia, Lloyd said.

Philadelphia police knew from a prior investigation that the rapper lived in Hackensack, Lloyd said.

Philadelphia police told their Hackensack counterparts “to consider this person armed and dangerous,” and this was a “high-risk warrant,” Lloyd said.

Officers from the Hackensack Police Emergency Response Team and the police department’s juvenile bureau watched Reese’s home Saturday on Reilly Court, Lloyd said.

Reese left his house about 1:30 p.m. and was followed by police to a local convenience store, Lloyd said.

An undercover ERT officer went in the store and positively identified Reese, he said.

When Reese came out of the store, “the ERT units moved in and conducted a felony motor vehicle stop,” Lloyd said.

Reese “was very surprised,” Lloyd said. The officers who arrested the rapper “did an outstanding job,” he said. “Without the proper teamwork going on, this could have spiraled out of control quickly.”

No one was injured in the arrest, Lloyd said.

Reese, 28, will be brought to the Bergen County Jail Annex to await extradition to Philadelphia, Lloyd said.

Source: The Record