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Cali Swag District

Cali Swag District


Famous as :

Hip hop group

Birth Date :


Birth Place :

Inglewood, California

Claim to fame :

Single "Teach Me How to Dougie" (2010)


Cali Swag District hailed from Inglewood, CA and was founded by former Death Row Records artist Big Wy and Dairold Potts. Each members,C-Smoove, Yung, JayAre and M-Bone were all teenagers and friends when the group was formed.

The group was signed to Capitol label via Checkmate Music Group and achieved fame when they released the infectious single "Teach Me How to Dougie". The song became an anthem at clubs in 2010, so popular that it climbed to number 28 on Billboard Hot 100. The Dougie dance itself became a popular move at that time. Their own viral video for the song has generated over 1.5 million views on YouTube.

Latest News

Cali Swag District's Rapper JayAre Dies at 25

June 08, 2014 11:46:47 GMT

, best known for their hit "Teach Me How to Dougie", is mourning the loss of another of its members. JayAre whose real name is Cahron Childs passed away Friday, June 6 at the young age of 25. He reportedly went into cardiac arrest and passed away in the hospital while being treated for sickle cell anemia.

New Videos: Mike Posner's 'Perfect Mess', Cali Swag District's 'Burn Out'

January 24, 2012 08:47:52 GMT

debuts his new music video almost at the same time premiere theirs. The "Looks Like Sex" singer supports his mixtape track "A Perfect Mess", while the "Teach Me How to Dougie" hitmakers promote their single "Burn Out (Drive Fast)".

Exclusive Interview: Cali Swag District Talk M-Bone and 'The Kickback'

July 12, 2011 09:19:41 GMT

have hypnotized the street right from the beginning of their career. They charmed their way into the heart of Hip-Hop community and music fans with the infectious beat of their first single "Teach Me How to Dougie". Months leading to their debut album release, they were stunned by the tragic murder of their member M-Bone.

Artist of the Week: Cali Swag District

July 11, 2011 06:08:13 GMT

created a great deal of internet buzz with their trend-setting single "Teach Me How to Dougie". Together, these boys from the West Coast captured the mood of the street with the infectious beat and became talk of the town for their success, but much too soon the celebration turned into a grief when their member M-Bone was shot to death in May this year.

2011 BET Awards: Clarence Clemons, Nate Dogg and M-Bone Remembered

June 27, 2011 07:07:17 GMT

Beside handing awards, BET also took a moment to pay homage to Clarence Clemons, Nate Dogg, M-Bone, Gil-Scott Heron and Teena Marie at its awards show on June 26. Celebrities were tapped to reflect and honor the lives of those late musicians as well as to remember their contribution to the music as well as black entertainment.

Tears and Laughter Filled M-Bone's Funeral

May 28, 2011 18:25:34 GMT

rapper Montae Talbert aka M-Bone's funeral was held on Friday, May 27 at the Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, Calif. Since it was open for public, not only his family and friends were in attendance but also his fans who made shrine outside the venue and left thoughtful notes as well as flowers.

M-Bone's Funeral to Be Opened to Public

May 21, 2011 05:44:21 GMT

Fans will be able to pay their final respect to the late member, M-Bone. On Friday, May 20, it was announced that family of the "Teach Me How to Dougie" rapper, whose real name is Mante Talbert, has decided to open up his funeral to the public.

M-Bone's Family Want Reward Offered in Murder Case

May 18, 2011 07:52:51 GMT

People close to M-Bone aren't staying quiet while investigators continue their search for his killer. Family of the member, who was shot to death on Sunday night, May 15, are joining community activists and friends in asking the Inglewood City Council to set up a large reward for information that will lead to solving of the murder case.

M-Bone's Death May Be Caused by Twitter War and a Girl

May 17, 2011 04:29:39 GMT

Twitter has been mentioned as one of the causes in 's M-Bone's death. The rapper allegedly was murdered on Sunday, May 15 night after a war of words on the microblogging site over a girl, sources told TMZ.

'Teach Me How to Dougie' Rapper M-Bone Shot to Death

May 16, 2011 15:47:27 GMT

Only 22, 's Montae Talbert aka M-Bone died in the hand of bullets. The "Teach Me How to Dougie" rapper was pronounced dead late Sunday, May 15 night in a random drive-by shooting which is still under further investigation.

Picture Gallery

Cali Swag District in BET Awards 2011 - cali-swag-district-bet-awards 2011-01 Cali Swag District in The 11th Annual BET Awards - Press Room - cali-swag-district-11th-annual-bet-awards-press-room-01 Cali Swag District at Millions of Milkshakes in Westfield Mall to Launch "Swagger Stupid Shake" - wenn2989264 M-Bone of The Rap Group Cali Swag District, Makes His Own Milkshake, Called Swagger Stupid Shake - wenn5537484 M-Bone of The Rap Group Cali Swag District, Makes His Own Milkshake, Called Swagger Stupid Shake - wenn5537490