|Full Name||Bashar Barakah Jackson|
|Birth Name||Bashar Barakah Jackson|
|Profession||apper, singer and songwriter|
|Birth City||New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Relation With||Alyssa Danielle|
|Date of Birth||July 20,1999|
Bashar Barakah Jackson, popularly known as Pop Smoke, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, is best recognized for his single; Welcome to the Party, released in April 2019.
He is also known for his posthumous debut album Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, released in June 2020.
He is a deceased rapper with a short but impactful career in the Hip Hop industry.
Pop Smoke has been very popular among the listeners for songs such as Welcome to the Party, released in April 2019.
Moreover, Smoke’s other songs got even more popular after his death. A massive crowd of over thousand people attended his funeral, who played his songs during the George Floyd rallies in New York City as a symbol of resistance.
Besides this, he is still popular on social media, even after his death. He has over 2.7m followers on Instagram, over 145.3k followers on Twitter, and over 127.3k followers on Facebook.
Pop Smoke was born on the 20th of July, 1999 in Brooklyn, New York, to a Jamaican mother and a Panamanian father.
As to his childhood, he was raised in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn. Facts relating to his parents and siblings names are yet to be revealed.
Pop Smoke was suspended from eighth grade for carrying a gun to school and spent two years in house arrest with a charge of weapons holds.
Just at 15, he acquired a basketball scholarship to a Philadelphia prep school but only stayed a short time, preferably choosing to sell drugs.
He then got into the rap music scene in 2018 while hovering around other recording artists like Jay Gwuapo in their studio sessions, originally remixing popular songs within the New York City drill music view, before beginning on producing original music.
During a Genius interview, he stated his stage name: Pop Smoke, which was a combination of Poppa (a nickname from his Panamanian grandmother) and Smoke ( a nickname given by his childhood friends).
In April 2019, Pop Smoke delivered his popular single, "Welcome to the Party", the lead single of his première mixtape, Meet the Woo (2019).
Later, The song was remixed twice, one highlighting Nicki Minaj and the other highlighting Skepta in August 2019.
The song was recorded for its regulation of UK drill production, which can be seen completely in his discography. This happened due to his regular collaborations with British drill producer 808Melo.
During the increase to the popularity of "Welcome to the Party", he collaborated with other famous artists on songs such as "War" featuring Lil Tjay and "100k on a Coupe" which featured Calboy.
Smoke then collaborated on "Gatti" with JackBoys and Travis Scott in December 2019, which became his last track on the JackBoys (2019) album by Scott and his Cactus Jack members.
Pop Smoke was shot dead on the 19th of February, 2020, in a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California. According to reports, four hooded men invaded his home in around 4:30 AM, where one of them wore a ski mask, carrying a gun.
Later, Police received a call about a home invasion on the East Coast. Police arrived just six minutes later at Pop Smoke’s home, where he was shot twice and was found heavily wounds.
Soon, he was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was declared dead. On February 21, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner stated the reason for Pop Smoke's death was a gunshot injury to the torso.
Pop Smoke funeral took place at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. Five months later, on July 10, five men were arrested for being linked with his murder.
Four of them were charged with his murder, which includes Corey Walker, age 19, Keandre Rodgers, age 18, and two teens aged 17 and 15.
As the crime was an intended robbery, the adults are receiving a death sentence. Though, The fifth person, 21-year-old Jaquan Murphy was only convicted with attempted murder.
Pop Smoke had an estimated net worth above $700,000 before his untimely demise. Smoke had earned such huge wealth as a professional rapper, singer, and songwriter.
Further, here are some facts relating his net worth, let's take a look:
|Estimated Net Worth in 2020(Till February)||+$700,000|
|Last Year's Net Worth (2019)||$700,000|
|Source of Income||rapper, singer, and songwriter by profession|
Pop smoke was dating his girlfriend, Alyssa Danielle, popularly known as Yummy Yellow before his death.
Their dating history is still not revealed completely, despite Yummy already has a child.
Before he was killed in a home invasion, she revealed Smoke had urged to keep her all doors locked.
Even after his demise, she shares Pop Smoke’s songs in his remembrance on her social media accounts.
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
What was Pop Smoke’s nationality?
Pop Smoke’s nationality was American by birth.
When did Pop Smoke Die?
Pop Smoke died on the 19th of February, 2020, at around 4:30 am in a home invasion.
What was Pop Smoke’s profession before his untimely demise?
Pop Smoke was a rapper, singer, and songwriter by profession.
What was Pop Smoke’s height?
Pop Smoke had a height of 5 feet 5 inches /165 cm tall.