Pop Smoke Dead at 20, Legacy Lives OnFeb 20, 2020
For complex news, I'm Speedy Morman and LAPD has confirmed that Brooklyn rapper pop
smokewas shot and killed this morning in Los Angeles, California, according to his press conference at 4:55 AM. m., Pacific time. Police units responded to a call in the Hollywood Hills area. and arrived on scene within six minutes of his arrival, authorities found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, then transported him to Cedars-Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced
smokewas only 20 years old. pop was staying with at least one who was wearing a mask as of this recording no suspects have been apprehended but authorities say there could be as many as six the initial 9-1-1 call came from someone here in the east coast that It is said that he had a friend inside the house who alerted them to the situation.
ABC has cited sources as saying it has been determined to be a gang-related shooting, but the investigation is still very preliminary. ary pop received a package from popular clothing designer Mike Amiri that he shared on his Facebook story that contained the address that would later become the site of his murder. It has not been confirmed if this publication is related to the knowledge of the suspects about his whereabouts. It's worth noting that Cedar Sinai is the same hospital The Notorious B.i.g was taken to, where he was also pronounced
dead. Pop Smoke. Was born. Bashar Jackson.
He was very proud of Canarsie Brooklyn. began buzzing in the city early last summer, his first project, Meet the whoo, was released at the end of July and featured songs like PTSD and D o a melodic record that would become one of the biggest to date of August. Nicki Minaj joined the remix. to welcome him to the party, taking it to No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 to end 2019, he appeared on Travis Scott's Jack Boyz compilation on the song Gotti and then r Eleeded meets the whoo from the follow-up to his debut earlier this year. month. All of this momentum was helping to push him further and cement his place in this culture. 2020 was supposed to be a smoke year.
The city's rap scene and was the face of the Brooklyn drill scene that has been bubbling for the past two years here in the five boroughs at just 20 years old, the young rapper has racked up an impressive number of hits and collaborations in a very short period of time. including songs with the aforementioned Travis Scott quavo and a boogie, among others, condolences poured in from all the social networks of artists, colleagues and collaborators. Nicki Minaj said that the Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. there is no such thing as success without jealousy, betrayal comes from those close to our IP and Meek Mill who was often seen smoking pop recently wrote damn pop because we live in t age of the internet is unbelievably weird that one can pass away but still have active posts on their social media pages that's the last time we'll take a look at their
livessmoke pop shared photos of himself getting a haircut and another geotagging beverly hills quite disturbing here's the last photo he shared on his Instagram.
I must be honest. 2020 is off to a very difficult start. It really does seem like our hearts are heavy every two weeks over tragic news like this, but I want to emphasize the fact that as much as pop smoke experienced in recent months touring the world and performing for thousands of people it had only twenty years old he was less than a year away from being a teenager for those of you who are from or have visited New York this Last summer, you saw the impact his music had, remember the period when Bobby Shmurda and Rowdy Rebel ran the city in smash. or and welcome to the party with the songs everyone wanted to hear at the height of the night and once one of them turned up, all the phones were capturing stories.
I don't want to be too snooty but this has been a running theme in our culture or too long, this isn't happening in other genres of music, it's another reminder that no matter where you achieve in life, there are people out there who want to bring you down. Getting out of the hood isn't enough anymore and just because you're trying to stay out of trouble doesn't mean trouble will stay out of you, rest in peace Bashar Jackson, the pop smoke is gone too soon for complex news.
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