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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  • oh my god.

    VOXLIOVOXLIO5 saatler önce
  • Say it ain’t so man... rip locc you did brooklyn proud💙💙

    JawzJawz5 saatler önce
  • these Ny rappers better learn LA is no game

    Miguel AcostaMiguel Acosta5 saatler önce
  • They pop'd smoke all right

    ClampsClamps5 saatler önce
  • Who?

    SickWhiteRosesSickWhiteRoses5 saatler önce
  • Who who?

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  • Medics so slow ...

    Hano HHano H5 saatler önce
  • RIP POP SMOKE YOU WERE TO YOUNG😔❤

    gaming tryhard1245gaming tryhard12455 saatler önce
  • They’ll catch whoever did this. Really think those homes in that neighborhood don’t each have cameras facing in every direction?

    Matt DamonMatt Damon5 saatler önce
  • How you not have security pop 😔

    RR5 saatler önce
  • Who is this so called rapper?

    DomoDomo5 saatler önce
  • This is so sad. I liked the Jackboys album. The song Gatti is my jam.

    Rad ComixRad Comix5 saatler önce
  • This sociopathic incel is happy. 😂😂😂hahahahha

    I Want incelI Want incel5 saatler önce
  • You heard it here first six nine is next

    1k subs with trash vids?1k subs with trash vids?5 saatler önce
  • I never heard of this guy..I cant keep up with this generation of rappers nowadays..they all sound the same to me..the situation is unfortunate and unnecessary..R.I.P. young man..

    LOGICAL JAYLOGICAL JAY5 saatler önce
  • Pop Smoke was assassinated!

    Simply-G ASMRSimply-G ASMR5 saatler önce
  • I just came from school, and this is what I hear wtf man RIP

    Joji OnfroyJoji Onfroy5 saatler önce
  • The buildings and facades in Hollywood might look nice from the outside but the whole place is dirty and rotten to the core. Don't live there.

    미셜비미셜비5 saatler önce
  • Yo I am sick and tired of going on the news and seeing rappers die all the time

    ninja blasterninja blaster5 saatler önce
  • 20 years old how sad is that. Damn.

    C A R L I T AC A R L I T A5 saatler önce
  • So it was him and a few “friends”(🐍)in the house after the gathering was over and he the only one that got killed ? Dam I wish he had better people around him ; Rest up man 🙏🏾

    Legendary_94Legendary_945 saatler önce
  • New phone, who dis?

    Dirk VisserDirk Visser6 saatler önce
  • He should his address in the picture on ig that's how they knew where he lived if they knew him

    Scott PaessunScott Paessun6 saatler önce
  • Literally had a camera man within minutes from the house to capture them performing CPR on a lifeless man. They probably have people driving around in celeb neighborhoods at night. did it to Kobe, now this? This shit is getting out of hand TMZ.

    MrEaglesfan221MrEaglesfan2216 saatler önce
  • the transition between poor and rich has its own challenges the old circle will try to pull you down so bad

    MohamedMohamed6 saatler önce
  • AM I THE ONLY ONE WHO THOUGHT THIS MANS WAS 25+ ! HE WAS ONLY 20 😭 RIP !

    :3:36 saatler önce
  • lmao, who?

    RapidRapid6 saatler önce
  • What do people think they will gain by murdering this young man? His clothes? Jewellery? Whats the point??? Thats somebodys baby for Gods sake, i hate people sometimes. Prayers to the family.

    tuesdayschild007tuesdayschild0076 saatler önce
  • wtf

    Informative purposes onlyInformative purposes only6 saatler önce
  • Was listening to this mans music all day yesterday. He was the last thing I heard when I went to sleep. And the first thing I see when I wake up is that he got killed. Smh. RIP Pop Smoke 😢

    Javiero SavieroJaviero Saviero6 saatler önce
  • Why tf is everyone dying... like Kobe, nipsey, juice, now him😰

    Cij EziefuleCij Eziefule6 saatler önce
  • Rip brotha 💕

    DriftyHDDriftyHD6 saatler önce
  • “All you see is helicopters, paramedics pick him up, we gotta send him to the doctor”

    big boi danbig boi dan6 saatler önce
  • A coincidence just before this I watched a fake Billie music vid saying that xxxtentacion passed and here this one is on trending aaaaaaaaa both died at 20

    Jason LuuJason Luu6 saatler önce
  • Lol his music was shit af

    Super réalisateur Trop coolSuper réalisateur Trop cool6 saatler önce
  • who else only finds about some rappers when they die?

    ZimmyMTBZimmyMTB6 saatler önce
  • Sad as hell

    Patrick MayesPatrick Mayes6 saatler önce
  • the top comment on his YT music video "welcome to the party" got him killed. someone saw it and got the idea. go check it out! EDIT: It was deleted. i have a screenshot tho!

    Boaty McBoatfaceBoaty McBoatface6 saatler önce
  • Bro this guy was just blowing up with a lot of ft.’s on other famous rappers rip 🕊💔

    GladwinGladwin6 saatler önce
  • Doesn't sound right at all. It's just very rare for you to hear someone got killed in their mansion because people tried to rob them.

    LekokLekok6 saatler önce
  • Guns are getting annoying. To think that those little bullet things put an end to everything, just like that. That's messed up.

    Kymmy WingoKymmy Wingo6 saatler önce
  • Wonder if it was the 2 men from the car intro to the song " dior" video. 😒 They was low-key plottin

    KICKSDOME CASHHKICKSDOME CASHH6 saatler önce
  • Makes you wonder who's next.

    Mohammed ToureMohammed Toure6 saatler önce
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  • R.I.P POP SMOKE

    Wavvyy PapiiWavvyy Papii6 saatler önce
  • 🤔That wasn't a home invasion.

    COREY TERRELLECOREY TERRELLE6 saatler önce
  • I know this rapper a pretty long time I think I'm gon take a break from listening to Hip-hop for now.

    Higinio MendozaHiginio Mendoza6 saatler önce
  • I guarantee the killers used GPS to reach his house after they found his address. If the police can track the address being used on Google maps they might be able to find the killer

    millabbybeatsmillabbybeats6 saatler önce
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    Alex DawitAlex Dawit6 saatler önce
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    Brian RamosBrian Ramos6 saatler önce
  • Who?

    Kermit of RiviaKermit of Rivia6 saatler önce
  • ❤️

    Dianiwi🧚Dianiwi🧚6 saatler önce
  • I wasnt a fan of his music but he didnt deserve this. RIP man

    PsychoLuvPsychoLuv6 saatler önce
  • He was pop smoked!

    Rui MatosRui Matos6 saatler önce
  • When will this stop blacks always blaming whites and trump when ita us that does damage to ourselves sad now watch we will give this dead brother praise but do the same dumb shit racism is more alive between black than white and black

    jay hommiejay hommie6 saatler önce
  • Casinova drop a bag on him and got that man killed

    King DteKing Dte6 saatler önce
  • Rip Poop Smoke 💩

    BLACK HAT HACKERBLACK HAT HACKER6 saatler önce
  • Who would have thought rapping about gangs, murder, drugs and money could get you killed? 🤣 How about you stop promoting this crap?

    John DoeJohn Doe6 saatler önce
  • I'm willing to guess at some point this fella bragged about how much money he has

    Darby CrushDarby Crush6 saatler önce
  • I only started listening when he was on gatti 😞

    1k subs with trash vids?1k subs with trash vids?6 saatler önce
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  • Who?

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  • I honestly never heard of him but it's a shame he died so young RIP

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  • I'll predict next week's title. "Rapper Bang Bang dead in shootout". 😹

    John DoeJohn Doe6 saatler önce
  • When you high public figures invest in security stop that spending

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  • Who’s Pop Smoke?

    caterpillarsscaterpillarss6 saatler önce
  • Keep flashing money and wear all that fake gold and this what will happen to you ! I don’t know why black ppl just love to show off their money like that ?! Be smart or ppl will kill u for that money

    Ibraham GHIbraham GH6 saatler önce
BREAKING: Rapper Pop Smoke Dead, Murdered in Home Invasion Robbery | TMZ