BREAKING: Rapper Pop Smoke Dead, Murdered in Home Invasion Robbery | TMZ
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.
Pop Smoke was rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood where he was pronounced dead.
The suspects have not been caught and as far as we know they have not been identified. It's unclear if Pop Smoke knew the shooters. One man was placed in handcuffs but cops determined he was not involved and was released.

Pop Smoke released an album back in July and one of the songs, "Welcome to the Party," blew up ... it was considered by many the song of the summer. Nicki Minaj did a remix of the song a few months later. He also did a song, "Gatti," with Travis Scott.
6:56 AM PT -- The home is owned by Teddi Mellencamp's husband, Edwin Arroyave, who owns several homes in Los Angeles. It's possible Pop Smoke was renting the property.
7:08 AM PT -- Nicki Minaj just posted a cryptic message ... "The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest in Peace, Pop." By using the term "jealousy," she seems to be saying there's a connection between the killers and Pop Smoke. We have not heard this from our law enforcement sources.

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  • Killer Tim_23
    Killer Tim_23

    The exact same thing happened to my cousin boyfriend during the holiday season 2019. R.I.P. Pop smoke

  • Family Account
    Family Account

    This shit crazy. I was listening to Dior when I heard this on god.

  • NoBrakes

    Damn RIP

  • whatarethoose92

    R.I.P POP SMOKE wtf man!

  • Mz. Ambition
    Mz. Ambition

    A lot more of industry people are going to follow this whole year... smh

  • Halla LAV
    Halla LAV

    2020 has been rough so far, life is short - take care everyone!

  • King J
    King J


  • Bobby Amdro
    Bobby Amdro


  • Stryker 001
    Stryker 001

    first juice world now this

  • sensational king23
    sensational king23

    Rip to you Pop smoke black brother 💪🙏

  • Whitemanfromtowne T
    Whitemanfromtowne T

    Oh well. Life goes on TMZ aka garbage TV.

  • Skeet Skeeter
    Skeet Skeeter

    Never even heard of him.. but damn I guess being a rapper isn’t a good profession. This is what happens when you sit there and rap about how much money you got and showing off expensive jewelry.

  • Ysb Kidd
    Ysb Kidd


  • Mayito1990


  • 8DIMES99 flaco
    8DIMES99 flaco

    Wtf yo

  • Mary Sesay
    Mary Sesay

    Why this generation 😭😭

  • Melton Lamey
    Melton Lamey

    Hell nah!

  • Native Sun
    Native Sun

    Had a lot of enemies....attracting bad energies...RIP Pop Smoke.

  • Black Sheep
    Black Sheep


  • Jenniah Ward
    Jenniah Ward

    This world is coming to a end 😢 R.I.P pop smoke ❤️😞

  • My Channel Is Trash
    My Channel Is Trash

    Gotdayum that was fast I first heard his song in I think September I was in the psych ward, he was hollin on that bitch too. Rip tho

  • Alienn !
    Alienn !

    R.I.P pop smoke, like juice said, we ain't making it past 21

  • osdany martinez
    osdany martinez

    shit well rip


    gone too soon :(

  • Kai R33
    Kai R33

    Dam Pop Smoke is gone now 🤦🏽‍♂️ why the good people have to die


      I don't know, he didn't sound good to me

  • CRiMEY

    _--iS THEiR A ..Heaven 4 A GANGSTA??-_- 🙏

  • Ern Betz
    Ern Betz

    Must have been his own “homies”

  • Grim Bugatti
    Grim Bugatti

    That is a blessing to the Hip-Hop music..Another wack mumble not rapper dead thank you god for this✊🏼🙏🏼

    • Tim Hauser
      Tim Hauser

      Are you dumb?

  • Mozard Toussaint
    Mozard Toussaint


  • Sarada Uchiha
    Sarada Uchiha

    I never heard of this one

  • Chat


  • Francéat press
    Francéat press

    RIP POP smoke

  • Jonah Dewar
    Jonah Dewar

    RIP to this youngin No mother should have to get a phone call sayin your child has been shot and killed

  • 23 Jordan
    23 Jordan

    Y'all didn't learn anything from Kobe 🤦🏽‍♂️

    • Kobe Bryant
      Kobe Bryant

      Wtf yall dient learn anything fromm X and Kobe

  • The Money Management
    The Money Management

    TMZ always the quickest wid it. Anyway RIP

    • Several Piece
      Several Piece

      This been out for atleast 50 minutes tho from multiple sources

  • Mouhamed Camara
    Mouhamed Camara

    You cannot say pop and forget the smoke 🙏🖤

  • m s
    m s

    rip to the rippy pop smoke



  • A Guitar
    A Guitar

    bruh wtf i barely found out about this guy just about a week ago, r.i.p 🙏🏾🕊

  • Dee Ruffin
    Dee Ruffin

    This world dangerous

  • EarlyMornings&LateNights

    Glad he’s dead

    • Kay

      I'm sorry your dad put his 🍆 In you butt

  • 3RD EYE Da Wizard
    3RD EYE Da Wizard

    U live by the Devil... u die and meet the devil 👿

  • andressvelezz

    He probably Knew who shot him could be his boys

  • NSG Cash
    NSG Cash

    R.I.P bro this shit sucks fr

  • Abderahim Noui
    Abderahim Noui

    No way

  • Travis Dummar
    Travis Dummar

    Deeez nutzz🤣

  • Splash Adams
    Splash Adams

    Just seen this on snap that’s crazy rip pop smoke damn man

  • Lil Sparks
    Lil Sparks

    Wtf 😣

  • Arber Duhani
    Arber Duhani

    Damn another one

  • yeahisaidthat

    Like I watch how everybody gon start listening to his music and posting him on they pages.......

  • Jeremie makoti
    Jeremie makoti

    Rip 😭😭🐐🐐🖤💔💔💔

  • Elaine Elite
    Elaine Elite

    Ok this does it!!!!! Throw the whole damn world away....Imma slap the first person that thinks about taking a bite out of that damn after God told him not to

  • Disneyfan1999


  • Ãdį Wįłł
    Ãdį Wįłł

    Gangster it’s over for la nyc and la ain’t w it no more. Straight beef

    • Max


  • Faze Nigel
    Faze Nigel


  • Bob Bobs
    Bob Bobs

    Never heard of him, checked him out..... >raps about guns and killing "n@&$as" >gets shot and killed Well color me absolutely shocked.

    • vund

      But he never killed nobody.

    • Lil Kano
      Lil Kano

      Bob Bobs truuuu still rip🕊

  • pureohana 100
    pureohana 100

    RIP Pop Smoke Long live smoke 💨 😫😭

  • 2K305

    Don’t tell me pop smoke got popped by somebody that wanted smoke ♿️♿️🙏🏾🙏🏾

  • Chef Jeffe
    Chef Jeffe

    Rest up Rippy smh