Tragic news for rap fans! The 20 years old Pop Smoke was killed in a house invasion at a Hollywood Hills home on 19 February 2020.
Pop Smoke was a promising rap star and was considered to be an up-coming rapper in the industry. Here know the net worth of Pop Smoke at the time of his death.
What Was The Net Worth Of Pop Smoke At The Time Of His Death?
Though Pop was just starting his career, he had gathered an impressive fortune. At the time of his demise, he had a net worth of $2 million.
He amassed the wealth from the sales of his two mixtapes and nine singles. Here are his top hits:
2019 releases: Welcome To The Party, Meet the Woo, Dior
2020 tunes: Christopher Walking, Shake The Room
Besides that, he also added a considerable sum of money from his performances, gigs, and concerts.
He was scheduled to perform in the 2020 Rolling Loud Music Festival. Moreover, he was planning to go on his Meet The Woo tour starting from 2nd March.
According to a source, he was set for performing at London's Wireless Festival with Young Thug and A$AP Rocky.
Who Was Pop Smoke?
Bashar Barakah Jackson, mostly known for his stage name, Pop Smoke, was born on 20 July 1999 in New York City, the United States.
He was an American rapper and songwriter who stepped into the music industry in 2018. In 2019, he released his single, Welcome to the Party, which became his breakout tune.
The very song was later remixed in collaboration with Nicki Minaj and Skepta.
On 7 February 2020, Jackson released the second mixtape, Meet the Woo 2 featuring Lil Tjay, Quavo, Fivio Foreign, and A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
And, on 19 February 2020, the Invincible singer died.
How Did He Die?
Bashar Barakah Jackson, aka Pop Smoke, was announced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after he was brought in a critically wounded state, TMZ reported.
TMZ revealed that the Dior singer was at a house in the Hollywood Hills. At 4:30 am, two men broke in and fired multiple shots to the rapper.
The source added, according to law enforcement sources, two men, who were spotted "fleeing on foot," fired the shots that killed the rapper.
As per the police report, the Los Angeles Department responded to a call at around 4:30 am, reporting on 2000 block of Hercules Drive regarding "an unknown number of masked suspects" who entered the residence and "shot a black male in his 20s".
Several fellow rappers and artists gave the condolences to his family, including 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Ludacris, and many others.