20 year old up and coming rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed yesterday in Los Angeles, in what police suspect was an execution.
Pop was known for his great music, his smooth lyrics, and his association with the Woo gang from Brooklyn.
Shortly after Pop Smoke's death, members of a rival gang - the Cho's started posting very disrespectful things about the deceased rapper on social media. The rival New York gang members were actually making fun of Pop Smoke's tragic death.
Pop Smoke used aggressive hip hop lyrics in his music. And his enemies went on social media, and used some of Pop's own lyrics, to make fun of his killing.
Pop Smoke, real name Bashar Jackson, was an American rapper and songwriter. He was signed to Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records.In April 2019, he released the song "Welcome to the Party",the lead single of his debut mixtape Meet the Woo, which was released in July 2019. "Welcome to the Party" was made into two remixes featuring Nicki Minaj and Skepta in August 2019.
In October 2019, he featured American rapper Lil Tjay on his single "War". In December 2019, he featured American rapper Calboy on his single "100k on a Coupe" and also collaborated with American rapper Travis Scott a few weeks later on the song "Gatti", from Scott and his Cactus Jack members' compilation album, JackBoys (2019).
In February 2020, he released his second mixtape Meet the Woo 2, with features from Quavo, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Fivio Foreign and Lil Tjay.