New York rapper Pop smoke dies at the age of 20

New York rapper Pop smoke dies at the age of 20

Los Angels Police Department(LAPD) confirmed that Pop Smoke was shot to  death on 19th February 2020 during a home invasion at his house.

According to LAPD, they received an emergency call at 4;29am Wednesday morning  after unknown number of suspect  entered a home and shot the victim. The victim was later transported to a  local hospital were they pronounced him dead upon the arrival.

Pop Smoke courtesy photo
Pop Smoke,courtesy photo

Pop Smoke was renting Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp and her husband Edwin Arroyave’s home through a third-party agency were the incident occurred .

Who was Pop smoke

Bashar Barakah Jackson commonly known as Pop Smoke, was an American rapper and songwriter born on  July 20, 1999 New York City, U.S.

He was signed to Victor Worldwide and Republic Records,  he featured American rappers such as Lil Tjay on his single “War”,Calboy on his single “100k on a Coupe”  among others.

Image result for pop smoke house
pop smoke house,courtesy photo


How did Pop Smoke die?

According to Los Angels Police Department(LAPD),an unknown number of suspects, including one wearing a mask and carrying a weapon, entered a Hollywood Hills house where Pop Smoke was staying and fatally shot the rapper. He was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was pronounced died .

LAPD at PopSmoke house in courtesy Photo
LAPD at PopSmoke house in Hollywood hills,courtesy Photo

List of  songs by Pop Smoke 



Christopher Walking

Welcome To The Party


Meet the Woo

Shake The Room


100k On A Coupe







Hawk Em



Drive The Boat

Get Back

Armed N Dangerous

She Got A Thing

Better Have Your Gun

Brother Man



Like Me


Armed and Dangerous

Many   American Rappers,Djs and producers  paid tribute to his death. These included  Nicki Minaji, 50Cent,Quavohuncho among other

“May your soul rest in peace”

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