Pop Smoke Was Shot And Killed Wednesday Morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery.
Law implementation sources disclose to TMZ that the 20-year-old Brooklyn rapper was at a home in the Hollywood Hills at around 4:30 a.m. at the point when two men wearing hoodies and covers broke into the house and discharged numerous shots, striking and basically harming Pop Smoke. The men were seen escaping by walking.
Pop Smoke was shot and killed Wednesday morning
Pop Smoke, whose genuine name is Bashar Jackson, was surged by rescue vehicle to close by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he was articulated dead.
His record label, Republic Records, confirmed his death. “We are devastated by the unexpected and tragic loss of Pop Smoke,” said his rep Joseph Carozza. “Our prayers and thoughts go out to his family, friends and fans, as we mourn this loss together.”
The suspects are still everywhere and have not been distinguished. It’s misty if Pop Smoke knew the shooters. One man was put in binds however was discharged after cops decided he was not included. Pop Smoke was leasing the house from Teddi Mellencamp, a star on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” and her significant other, Edwin Arroyave. There was allegedly a gathering or assembling at the living arrangement before the shooting.
Pop Smoke seems to have been utilizing online life until the hour of the episode. His last tweet was four falling star emoticons because of a Triller video. In his last Instagram post, he is imagined in the driver’s seat of a Range Rover, which is stopped in the garage of the home where he was shot, while his companion holds up a few piles of money.
Last year, Pop Smoke scored a breakout hit with “Welcome to the Party” off his debut mixtape Meet the Woo, which spawned a remix with Nicki Minaj. Earlier this month, he released the follow-up, Meet the Woo 2, which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200.
The hip-hop community is mourning his death including 50 Cent, Ludacris, Kehlani, Chance the Rapper, and Minaj, who honored her late friend and collaborator. “The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest In Peace, Pop,” wrote Minaj, while 50 added: “R.I.P to my man Pop Smoke, No sympathy for winners. God bless him.”
R.I.P to my man Pop Smoke, No sympathy for winners. 🕊God bless him pic.twitter.com/5ZFa5ILUzl
— 50cent (@50cent) February 19, 2020
damn i meant to block someone n that shit deleteddddddddd
rest up pop smoke!! 20 years old, hella sweet FREAKISHLY talented. shit sick out here. prayers to his family forreal
— Kehlani (@Kehlani) February 19, 2020
Dude.. Pop Smokes last tweet was 2 hours ago and now everyone’s saying RIP… smh 💔
— Justine Skye (@JustineSkye) February 19, 2020
Man Come On I don’t even know dude but he was just getting started in this Rap Game. I was definitely interested in seeing his Growth. Too many young lives with so much potential being taken away. This Shit has to… https://t.co/pEuGN11gF2
— Ludacris (@Ludacris) February 19, 2020