UPDATE, APRIL 16, 3:49 P.M.: So now TMZ is speculating M-Bone might have been murdered over a woman he was involved with:
Our sources say M-Bone's friends have been in touch with cops, telling investigators after he got back to LA from his tour, he got involved with a girl. M-Bone's friends say a guy who lived in the woman's building didn't like the relationship and allegedly began threatening M-Bone via Twitter. We're told M-Bone did not back down, and the two men started cyber-smack-talking each other. TMZ has learned the black car in which M-Bone was shot is registered to the woman.
Witnesses are also telling TMZ that following the shooting, the car the murderer was riding in made a U-turn to drive by the scene again . . . perhaps to check out whether or not their intended target was hit.
ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 16, 11 A.M.: According to TMZ, rapper M-Bone of Cali Swag District was killed Sunday night during a drive-by shooting in Inglewood.
M-Bone, whose real name is Montae Talbert, was just 22. The shooting was reportedly a “random act of violence.”
Cali Swag District is now reaching out to the public for help finding M-Bone's murderer. The group tells TMZ M-Bone was “an inspiration to his family, friends, and fans. He was a
hardworking, passionate artist and dancer that will be deeply missed.”
Cali Swag District are best known for their hit “Teach Me How to Dougie,” which even First Lady Michelle Obama was recently seen dancing to:
You can see M-Bone (in the blue plaid) in the following video from Cali Swag District tutorial on how to Dougie:
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