M-Bone Laid To Rest

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May 28, 2011 | 9:30am EST

Slain rapper M-Bone was laid to rest in California on Friday.
The 22 year old, real name Montae Talbert, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Inglewood on 15 May.

His Cali Swag District bandmates have appealed for anyone with information to contact police, although no-one has yet been arrested in relation to the incident.

The group joined Talbert’s family, friends and fans at his memorial at the Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, California on Friday and bandmember Yung remembered his pal in a moving tribute during the service.

He said, “I never knew anybody’s body can move that way before I met M-Bone. Since the sixth grade, me and him (have) been dancing together, but I never got to tell him this: He taught me a lot.”

While bandmate JayAre admits he has been hit hard by the tragedy, telling the ABC7 radio station, “I just want to go sit in a corner. I just lost one of my best friends and there’s nothing I can do about it. I been with this dude every day for like two years… and (I will) never see him again. It’s killing me. I don’t know how to think right now.”