On Wednesday, the Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke was gunned down in Los Angeles
On Wednesday, the Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke was gunned down in Los Angeles. With his death, hip-hop loses one of its most promising stars and incredible voice
Bashar Barakah Jackson, known professionally as Pop Smoke, was an American rapper and songwriter. He was killed Wednesday February 19 2020 at a home in the Hollywood Hills. 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
According to TMZ Video surveillance of the break-in shows four men approaching Pop Smoke’s house and sneaking around to the back, temporarily out of sight of the camera. A few minutes later, three of the men return to the front of the house, before the last man exits through the front door. None of the suspects appear to have been carrying anything, creating suspicion about the robbery motive.
Earlier this month, he released the album “Meet the Woo 2,” which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. It was the follow up to his first official release,” Meet the Woo,” last July. He also had the popular hit “GATTI” with Travis Scott and Jackboys and the highly popular “DIOR” Chance the Rapper, 50 Cent, Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj, who collaborated with Pop Smoke, were among a few who paying tribute on social media.
Here Pop Smoke explains the lyrics & Meaning to his #1 break out "Welcome to the Party"