Contact Us

Jermaine Dupri Discusses Fallen Cali Swag District’s M-Bone

Fans and artists alike continue to express their sympathies for the friends and family of slain Cali Swag District member M-Bone, who was shot twice in the head by an unknown assailant in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday night (May 15).

Platinum-selling producer and Atlanta rap pioneer Jermaine Dupri, who appeared on the remix for the group’s ubiquitous dance-hit ‘Teach Me How to Dougie,’ expressed his appreciation for M-Bone’s drive and determination in an interview with MTV, lamenting the loss of the 22-year-old dancer.

“I believe that he was the one that they all looked to to learn how to do the Dougie,” Dupri revealed. “Everyone was about it, but he was the one who went hard with it. That’s my most significant memory about him… He was one of the main dudes who brought the dance back to them. The dance originated in Dallas and was brought to Cali. The members of the group are not from where the dance is from. He was the one who was really killing the Dougie.”

Though M-Bone did not rap on the song, despite some media outlets suggesting he had, JD continued to state his admiration for the Cali Swag dancer’s choreography.

“He was instrumental at showing people the dances. He was the main inspiration behind the creative dances that ultimately defined the group,” Dupri continued. “He was the fourth member, who didn’t rap, but played his position by taking the lead on creating unique dances.”

The senseless shooting is now being attributed to a Twitter beef with a jealous neighbor. The Inglewood Police Department is entreating anyone with information about the crime to call its homicide dept. at (310) 412-5246 or 24-hour anonymous hotline number, (888) 412-7463.

Watch Cali Swag District’s ‘Teach Me How to Dougie’

if(typeof AOLVP_cfg===’undefined’)AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:’AOLVP_747963680001′,’codever’:0.1,’autoload’:false,’autoplay’:false,’displaymnads’:true,’playerid’:’89761511001′,’videoid’:’747963680001′,’width’:476,’height’:357,’playertype’:'inline’,'stillurl’:'dynamic’,'videolink’:'#’,'videotitle’:'dynamic’,'videodesc’:”});

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!