West Coast rappers the New Boyz, close affiliates of fellow LA natives Cali Swag District are opening up for the first time regarding the death of M-Bone. While out promoting their new album Too Cool To Care the duo spoke on M-Bone and the energy he brought to Cali Swag.
"It's real crazy that that happened" said Legacy. "We just seen dude. We were doing a bunch of shows on the road with Cali Swag District. I think the last time I seen him was in Providence (Rhode Island). He just brought crazy, crazy, energy to the stage every time he got on. He was a dope dancer, a dope performer and he just made the whole performance that much better. Just to see dude smiling on and off stage, he was a great person."
Group member Ben J echoed his partners sentiments.
"Shout out and rest in peace to my bro, M-Bone" said Ben J. "Everytime I think about it I get sad. It's crazy. It just wasn't him time. He had so much life left to live. I knew him but I know it must hurt my bros in Cali Swag District. I want to send out my condolences to their family. I mean, he was the one. He's teaching god how to dougie right now. The clouds are welcoming him home. I shed a couple of tears just the other day. I was on a radio station and they said something about it and I welled up. I couldn't even talk. This world is real crazy. All of us gotta watch our back because there are so many haters out there hating on everyone doing something with their lives. I just don't understand, especially when it involves them taking someone else's life over some nonsense."
"My cousin personally knew him; they've been friends for a minute, so that really hurt her" Legacy continued. "Seeing my family affected definitely affected me even more. I'm keeping M-Bone, his family and the Cali Swag bros in my prayers. Rest in peace, M-Bone. We love you, dog."
The Inglewood Police Department is asking anyone with information to come forward and call its homicide division at (310) 412-5246 or its 24-hour anonymous hotline number, (888) 41 CRIME, or (888) 412-7463.
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