An aspiring rapper who glided by the stage title of Pop Smoke was killed throughout a house invasion early Wednesday, in accordance with a brand new report.
The rapper, 20, reportedly was at his Hollywood Hills, Calif. dwelling round 4:30 a.m. when two males whose faces have been coated with masks broke in and fired off a number of gunshots, legislation enforcement sources informed TMZ.
The rapper was shot throughout the invasion earlier than the lads fled on foot, mentioned the outlet.
TMZ reported Pop Smoke was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Heart, the place he was pronounced lifeless.
Police are nonetheless looking for suspects and it’s unclear if the younger rapper knew the perpetrators. In keeping with the gossip web site, one man whose title has not been launched was arrested and freed after authorities discovered he had no hyperlink to the crimes.
In keeping with the younger performer’s verified Instagram account, the rapper was gearing up for his “Meet The Woo Tour” starting in March. The rapper posted about a number of of his reveals already being offered out only one week previous to his loss of life.
Pop Smoke lately launched an album titled “Meet The Woo 2” and has collaborated with Travis Scott. Nicki Minaj additionally did a remix of his music “Welcome to the Occasion” months after its preliminary launch.