New York rapper Pop Smoke is reportedly dead. The hip-hop newcomer reportedly had his life taken from him following a home invasion robbery.
Big Facts: According to reports, a shocking fatal shooting went down at his home in California.
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. (TMZ)
High-Key Details: Police have attempted to nab at least one suspect.
TMZ reports that no suspects have been apprehended or identified. One man was reportedly placed in handcuffs but was released after police determined he was not involved. It’s unclear if Pop Smoke knew the shooters. (Pop Culture)
Wait, There’s More: Young Money’s Nicki Minaj has come forward to share her shock and disbelief.
Before You Go: Last night, Smoke tossed up his last Instagram post showing himself living the lavish life from Beverly Hills.