According to a report from MTV, JayAre of the Hip Hop group Cali Swag Distric passed away in a hospital yesterday (June 6). JayAre, whose given name is Cahron Childs, reportedly suffered from sickle cell anemia. The rapper was brought to the hospital on Thursday night and suffered a cardiac arrest after being admitted.
JayAre’s death is the second for a group previously made up of four members, In 2011, fellow Cali Swag District member M-Bone was killed in drive-by-shooting that took place in Inglewood, California.
The Inglewood formed group found success in 2010 with their debut single “Teach Me How To Dougie.” That song, which was released on Capitol records, was eventually certified platinum and contained on their first release The Kickback.
Following news of his passing, some Hip Hop artists took to Twitter to share the news.
— YG (@YG) June 7, 2014
CALI SWAG DISTRICT RAPPER JAYARE DIES: DAMN!! IM SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS,RIP According to MTV News, JayAre (bor... http://t.co/m1uxjYZ3QZ
— Jermaine Dupri (@jermainedupri) June 7, 2014
life is too short. but the afterlife is much better place than here. RIP Jayare @Jayare_CSD .
— Cobe Obeah (@CobeObeah) June 7, 2014
HipHopDX extends its condolences to the friends and family of JayAre.