LOS ANGELES — A home invasion in Los Angeles claimed the life of 20-year-old rapper Pop Smoke on Wednesday morning, according to multiple reports.
Authorities did not immediately identify suspects in the case.
Pop Smoke, born Bashar Barakah Jackson, gained fame with his 2019 single “Welcome to the Party,” which was later remixed by Nicki Minaj, WNBC reported. Earlier this month, he released “Meet the Woo 2,” which debuted at No. 8 on the Rolling Stone’s albums chart, according to the magazine.
Fans and friends took to social media to remember Pop Smoke:
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