Cali Swag District Member Dies

5/16/2011 5:55 AM PDT

Cali Swag District Member M-Bone Shot -- Death at 22

M-Bone -- one the of the members of the rap group Cali Swag District -- died last night ... TMZ has confirmed.

Earlier this morning, the group's leader, Smoove -- posted a Tweet saying, "Ma life changed drastically in the. Blink of an eye rip mbone."

So far, it's unclear how M-Bone died.

Cali Swag District shot to stardom with their hit, "Teach Me How to Dougie."

M-Bone -- real name Mante Talbert -- was 22.

Just last year, M-Bone and the rest of the guys came in to the TMZ studio and taught Harvey how to "Dougie." He couldn't have been nicer.