JayAre of Cali Swag District Dead: “Teach Me How To Dougie” Rapper Was 25

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JayAre of Cali Swag District, the hip hop group behind “Teach Me How to Dougie,” has died. He was 25. The performer, whose real name was Cahron Childs, had suffered with sickle cell anemia and was reportedly admitted to the hospital earlier this week. On Friday, he went into cardiac arrest and passed away.

Fellow Cali Swag District member Corey Fowler, known as Smoove Da General, tweeted, “Sickle cell took my brother away from me today… with that being said I’m proud to know that with that disease he made the best of his life.” “Rest in peace Jayare I’m gonna miss u forever,” he continued. “I will never get over this..but I know God got u..and I know You got me.” In 2011, another member of the group, Montae “M-Bone” Talbert, was shot and killed.

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