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Pop Smoke reportedly killed in home invasion robbery

TMZ reports the rapper, 20, was shot at his Hollywood Hills property.

February 19, 2020
Pop Smoke reportedly killed in home invasion robbery SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images

Pop Smoke has died following a shooting at his home in Hollywood, TMZ reports. The publication, citing law enforcement sources, claims that "two men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a house... fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke." The men were then reportedly seen fleeing on foot. At the of writing no arrests have been made.

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The rapper, age 20, was reportedly pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood at 4:30 A.M. local time.

Pop Smoke's mixtape Meet The Woo Vol.2 was released earlier this month. He first emerged from the New York drill scene, centered around his native Brooklyn, and was best known for songs including "Dior" and "Welcome To The Party."

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The FADER has reached out to the LAPD and Pop Smoke's publicist for further information.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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Pop Smoke reportedly killed in home invasion robbery