Pop Smoke, actual identify Bashar Jackson, was reportedly killed throughout an tried theft at his Hollywood Hills residence within the early hours of Wednesday morning (19 February).
The information has devastated the music trade with Nicki Minaj, who remixed his breakout single Welcome To The Party, main tributes.
Nicki wrote in an Instagram submit: ‘The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest in Peace, Pop.’
50 Cent mentioned: ‘R.I.P to my man Pop Smoke, No sympathy for winners. God bless him.’
Chance The Rapper shared his condolences writing: ‘Rest Up Pop Smoke, you were too young. God Bless and comfort your family. What a crazy trajectory you were on man smh.’
Kylie Jenner tweeted: ‘Rest in peace pop smoke.’
British rapper Chip tweeting: ‘RIP POP SMOKE. Rap sport f****d up man. Kid was 20. Kmt.
‘Bless his soul man he was really helping UK producers get on where he’s from. That’s a love bathe. Life snatched away from him similar to that. F****D UP!!!!!’
Comedian Michael Dapaah mentioned: ‘RIP POP SMOKE….this is sad man. Death over a home invasion ?? Is this the extent people are willing to go for material gain smh… my sincere apologies & prayers to his family. Lord we need you !’
Krept from British rap duo Krept & Konan expressed his anger and tweeted: ‘Pop smoke wtf?? A home robbery. You want to kill a man for HIS things. F*****g scummy tramp s**t. RIP man thats f****d up.’
R&B singer Kehlani added: ‘Damn i meant to dam somebody n that shit deleteddddddddd
relaxation up pop smoke!! 20 years outdated, hella candy FREAKISHLY proficient. shit sick out right here. prayers to his household forreal.’
Pop Smoke’s document label Republic reacted to the unhappy information and tweeted: ‘We are devastated by the unexpected and tragic loss of @POPSMOKE10. Our prayers and thoughts go out to his family, friends and fans, as we mourn this loss together.’
Universal Music Group added: ‘We are extremely saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Pop Smoke. He was incredibly talented, kind, and had a bright future ahead of him. Our hearts are with his loved ones and fans as we mourn this loss together.’
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