Bashar Barakah Jackson mostly known professionally as Pop Smoke was born on the 20th of July 1999 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Pop Smoke began his musical career in 2018, after a period as a drug dealer induced by dropping out of school, by collaborating with UK Drill artists and producers, who often employed more minimal and aggressive instrumentation to its Chicago Counterpart. He quickly gained fame after he released his breakout single " Welcome to the Party" in April 2019.
On February 19, 2020, Pop Smoke was killed in his house after suffering from gunshot wounds. At first, police concluded the killing was as a result of Pop Smoke resisting robbery. Later investigations have revealed that the killing might have been as a result of a gang war. It is not concluded yet whether Pop Smoke was in a gang. Investigations are still ongoing till date.
He was just 20 years old. Today was supposed to be his birthday. See reactions from people below towards Pop Smoke's age.
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