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Album Charts: Indies Make Splash On Billboard 200 (Cool Kids, MellowHype & Trae Tha Truth)

Country singer Blake Shelton takes the #1 spot on this week’s Billboard 200, while Beyonce, Bad Meets Evil, and the usual suspects continue to move units. However, new debuts from The Cool Kids, OFWGKTA’s MellowHype, Cali Swag District, and Trae The Truth open outside the top tier of the ranks. Last week’s #1, Beyonce’s 4, falls to #5 this week with 72,000, as the album nears gold sales…
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Cali Swag District Pushes On Without M-Bone, Says He’s Very Much Present On Debut

It has been over a year since Inglewood, California’s very own Cali Swag District dominated airwaves with their breakout single, “Teach Me How To Dougie.” Now, fans will finally be able to get their hands on the group’s long waited debut, Kickback, which drops next week. Despite the big moment, this is a bittersweet time for members, Smoove Da General, Yung, and JayAre. Their album will drop almost two months after the death of fourth member, M-Bone…
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Cali Swag District Announce July Release For Debut, ‘The Kickback’

Inglewood group, Cali Swag District (CSD), finally set a July release date for their debut album, The Kickback, over a year since they first dropped their breakout hit, “Teach Me How To Dougie.” It comes on the heels of a tragic passing of group member M-Bone, who was gunned down last month. The remaining three members have carrying the torch, and keeping their fallen homie’s name alive. The next official single from CSD will be…
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Cali Swag District’s M-Bone Laid To Rest — Friends, Family, Fans Pay Respects

More than 2,000 people — comprised of family, friends and fans — attended a memorial at the Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood on Friday (May 27) for late hip-hop artist M-Bone, of the Cali Swag District, to pay their final respects. The rapper (real name: Montae Talbert) was remembered by close family such as his grandmother, uncle, brothers, sister, and the three remaining members of CSD. Emotions ran high, and as M-Bone’s groupmate Yung…
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Funeral Details For Cali Swag District’s M-Bone Announced

Earlier this week, the hip-hop community lost one of its youngest stars — M-Bone of the Cali Swag District (CSD) — to senseless violence. Since the news spread, fans and peers have expressed their condolences to not only the remaining group members, but his family. M-Bone (real name: Montae Talbert) was just 22 years old. This week, his camp revealed that the rapper’s funeral will be taking place next Friday (May 27) at 11 a.m. at Faith Central…
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Cali Swag District’s M-Bone Victim Of Jealousy Says Girlfriend

Throughout Monday (May 16), the hip-hop community mourned the passing of a Los Angeles talent who died way too young in a drive-by in his hometown of Inglewood, California — M-Bone of “Teach Me How To Dougie” foursome, the Cali Swag District (CSD). While initial reports and statements from the rapper’s group members called the shooting a “random act of violence,” M-Bone’s girlfriend has come forward to reveal that the shooter was jealous man…
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Catching Up With Cali Swag District (Pt. 1): ‘Dougie’ Hit, Success & Group Beginnings

The Cali Swag District has shot to stardom over the past year, thanks to a little hit single that everybody knows by now, called “Teach Me How To Dougie.” But how did the song come about? Where did the dance originate? How come to drop it? In part one of this two-part interview, the Inglewood, California foursome told us all about it during a recent sitdown with them. But, aside from the history behind how the “Dougie” smash came about…
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Cali Swag District Helps Jordan Brand Celebrate Launch Of ‘Wings’ Program For Kids

Jordan Brand will be celebrating the launch of its recently launched corporate responsibility program, WINGS for the Future, with an event at Inglewood High School on Thursday (February 17), which will be highlighted with a performance by the Cali Swag District (CSD). As a part of the year-long WINGS for the Future partnership, Jordan Brand introduced the “Give-Back” initiative within the three pillars of the WINGS program…
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Cali Swag District: Kickback (Music Video)

Cali Swag District (CSD) taught everyone how to dougie with their infectious hit single “Teach Me How to Dougie.” Now they’re showing fans how to party the proper way in their official music video for their latest song, “Kickback”. CSD show fans how a real kickback should look like in their energetic new video, directed by Phenom and Lord Michael. The group consists of Smoove, Yung, JayAre and M-Bone…
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