Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Family and friends are mourning the death of Pop Smoke, an up and coming rapper, sho was shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery . According to a report by celebrity blog TMZ.
Bashar Barakah Jackson, known professionally as Pop Smoke, was an American rapper and songwriter. He was signed to Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records. In April 2019, he released the song “Welcome to the Party”, the lead single of his debut mixtape Meet the Woo, which was released in July 2019.
The rapper was at a home in the Hollywood Hills at around 4:30 AM when 2 men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a house … this according to law enforcement sources. We’re told the 2 men fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke. The men were seen fleeing on foot.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Pop Smoke didn’t even get to experience a full year in the game. He was only 20 years old, was about to go on his first tour and had plenty of big co-signs. Rest in Peace 🕊
— Moe (@MoeAlayan) February 19, 2020
— SOMETHING IN THE WATER (@sitw) February 19, 2020
Pop Smoke defined new New York and showed the rest of the world a sliver of who we are before he even got a chance to become who he was supposed to be. He meant more than a scene or a sound. He was a pivotal part of a developing history.
— Ivie Ani (@ivieani) February 19, 2020
.@NickiMinaj remembers Pop Smoke following his tragic death:
“The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest In Peace, Pop.” pic.twitter.com/Qa9MietU07
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) February 19, 2020
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