Up and coming Rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery . According to TMZ the rapper was at a home in the Hollywood Hills at around 4:30 AM when 2 men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a house . According to law enforcement sources, the 2 men fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke. The men were seen fleeing on foot.
The ambulance rushed Pop Smoke rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood where he was pronounced dead. No suspects have not been caught or identified and It’s unclear if Pop Smoke knew the shooters. One man was placed in handcuffs but cops determined he was not involved and was released.
Pop Smoke recently released an album in July with the lead , “Welcome to the Party,” that thrusted the artist into stardom with Nikki Minaj remixing the song a few months later. Another mentionable song is, “Gatti,” a song he did with Travis Scott.
RIP Pop Smoke, a talent taken away way too soon.