BREAKING: Rapper Pop Smoke Dead, Murdered in Home Invasion Robbery | TMZ

Ajoutée 19 févr. 2020
Pop Smoke, an up and coming rapper, was shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery ... TMZ has learned.
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 ... this according to law enforcement sources. We're told the 2 men fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke. The men were seen fleeing on foot.
Pop Smoke was rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood where he was pronounced dead.
The suspects have not been caught and as far as we know they have not been identified. 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 released an album back in July and one of the songs, "Welcome to the Party," blew up ... it was considered by many the song of the summer. Nicki Minaj did a remix of the song a few months later. He also did a song, "Gatti," with Travis Scott.
6:56 AM PT -- The home is owned by Teddi Mellencamp's husband, Edwin Arroyave, who owns several homes in Los Angeles. It's possible Pop Smoke was renting the property.
7:08 AM PT -- Nicki Minaj just posted a cryptic message ... "The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest in Peace, Pop." By using the term "jealousy," she seems to be saying there's a connection between the killers and Pop Smoke. We have not heard this from our law enforcement sources.

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  • The exact same thing happened to my cousin boyfriend during the holiday season 2019. R.I.P. Pop smoke

  • This shit crazy. I was listening to Dior when I heard this on god.

  • Damn RIP

  • R.I.P POP SMOKE wtf man!

  • A lot more of industry people are going to follow this whole year... smh

  • 2020 has been rough so far, life is short - take care everyone!

  • R.I.P

  • Who??

  • first juice world now this

  • Rip to you Pop smoke black brother 💪🙏

  • Oh well. Life goes on TMZ aka garbage TV.

  • Never even heard of him.. but damn I guess being a rapper isn’t a good profession. This is what happens when you sit there and rap about how much money you got and showing off expensive jewelry.

  • Tsss

  • Who?

  • Wtf yo

  • Why this generation 😭😭

  • Hell nah!

  • Had a lot of enemies....attracting bad energies...RIP Pop Smoke.

  • Who?

  • This world is coming to a end 😢 R.I.P pop smoke ❤️😞

  • Gotdayum that was fast I first heard his song in I think September I was in the psych ward, he was hollin on that bitch too. Rip tho

  • R.I.P pop smoke, like juice said, we ain't making it past 21

  • shit well rip

  • gone too soon :(

  • Dam Pop Smoke is gone now 🤦🏽‍♂️ why the good people have to die

  • _--iS THEiR A ..Heaven 4 A GANGSTA??-_- 🙏

  • Must have been his own “homies”

  • That is a blessing to the Hip-Hop music..Another wack mumble not rapper dead thank you god for this✊🏼🙏🏼

  • Bruhhhhhh

  • I never heard of this one

  • Who!

  • RIP POP smoke

  • RIP to this youngin No mother should have to get a phone call sayin your child has been shot and killed

  • Y'all didn't learn anything from Kobe 🤦🏽‍♂️

    • Wtf yall dient learn anything fromm X and Kobe

  • TMZ always the quickest wid it. Anyway RIP

    • This been out for atleast 50 minutes tho from multiple sources

  • You cannot say pop and forget the smoke 🙏🖤

  • rip to the rippy pop smoke


  • bruh wtf i barely found out about this guy just about a week ago, r.i.p 🙏🏾🕊

  • This world dangerous

  • Glad he’s dead

    • I'm sorry your dad put his 🍆 In you butt

  • U live by the Devil... u die and meet the devil 👿

  • He probably Knew who shot him could be his boys

  • R.I.P bro this shit sucks fr

  • No way

  • Deeez nutzz🤣

  • Just seen this on snap that’s crazy rip pop smoke damn man

  • Wtf 😣

  • Damn another one

  • Like I watch how everybody gon start listening to his music and posting him on they pages.......

  • Rip 😭😭🐐🐐🖤💔💔💔

  • Ok this does it!!!!! Throw the whole damn world away....Imma slap the first person that thinks about taking a bite out of that damn after God told him not to

  • rip

  • Gangster it’s over for la nyc and la ain’t w it no more. Straight beef

    • 😷

  • ❤️🙏

  • Never heard of him, checked him out..... >raps about guns and killing "n@&$as" >gets shot and killed Well color me absolutely shocked.

    • But he never killed nobody.

    • Bob Bobs truuuu still rip🕊

  • RIP Pop Smoke Long live smoke 💨 😫😭

  • Don’t tell me pop smoke got popped by somebody that wanted smoke ♿️♿️🙏🏾🙏🏾

  • Rest up Rippy smh