POP Smoke was known for his hit-single Welcome to the Party in 2019.
Pop Smoke was considered by many to be the face of “Brooklyn drill,” a regional subgenre centered in Brooklyn.
How did Pop Smoke die?
On February 19, 2020, Pop Smoke was renting a house in Los Angeles.
In the middle of the night, two masked men broke into the home and one was carrying a handgun.
The LAPD received a call from the east coast about the home invasion and arrived at the crime scene six minutes later.
Pop Smoke was found with several gunshot wounds.
The rapper was rushed to the hospital and doctors performed a thoracotomy, a surgical procedure to gain access into the pleural space of the chest, on the left side of his body.
He was pronounced dead a few hours later at the age of 20.
The cause of Pop Smoke’s death was a gunshot wound to the torso revealed on February 21 by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner.
After a few robberies that took place at homes rented by musicians, investigators believe that the house was a target for invasions.
When is Pop Smoke’s birthday?
Pop Smoke was born on July 20, 1999 but was shot and killed at age 20.
The second annual Pop Smoke Day parade will be held on July 20, 2021 in Brooklyn to celebrate the late rapper’s life who would have been 22 years old.
There will be different types of festivities, a marching band and activities for kids like pace painting in Pop Smoke’s honor.
Basketball games will also be played all day at a nearby park.
The parade will be held near the C-Town on East 80th and Flatlands from 11am to about 5pm.
What was Pop Smoke’s net worth?
Pop Smoke mainly earned his money through his music albums and live concerts.
Before his death in 2020, Pop Smoke’s net worth was around $2million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
During his time in the music industry, he gained a massive following and his songs were played more than number one hits in 2019, according to TheWikiFeed.
When Pop Smoke released Welcome to the Party in 2019, not only did he enter the international charts but the song went viral on the internet.
Other famous rappers in the industry remixed his hit such as ASAP Ferg, Meek Mill and Kiing Shooter.
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