Pop Smoke Remembered by Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Freddie Gibbs, Quavo, and More

Pop Smoke Remembered by Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent, Freddie Gibbs, Quavo, and More

Drake, Chance the Rapper, Questlove, Justine Skye, Kehlani, Talib Kweli, Nas, and others pay tribute to the late Brooklyn rapper

Bashar Barakah Jackson aka Pop Smoke, January 2020 (Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images)
Bashar Barakah Jackson aka Pop Smoke, January 2020 (Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images)

Pop Smoke was killed this morning (February 19) in a home invasion at his house in the Hollywood Hills. Artists in the hip-hop/rap world and beyond have responded to the news of the Canarsie rapper’s death. Find reactions from Nicki Minaj, Drake, Questlove, Chance the Rapper, Freddie Gibbs, Justine Skye, Quavo, Nas, Travis Scott, and more below.

Pop Smoke broke out in 2019 with “Welcome to the Party.” He followed the single—which was remixed officially by Nicki Minaj and Skepta—with Meet the Woo. Just this month he released Meet the Woo Vol. 2.

Chance The Rapper

@chancetherapper

Rest Up Pop Smoke, you were too young. God Bless and comfort your family. What a crazy trajectory you were on man smh 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾

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Skinny Suge

@FreddieGibbs

We was in the lab last night comparing Pop Smoke to 50 when he came out. 🙏🏿

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RootsPicnic2020 Now!

@questlove

Rest In Power https://twitter.com/kirayango/status/1230141916823552000 

MrETP@Kirayango

Fuck man not Pop smoke too. Despite the jokes he was a great versatile artist too like damn bruh

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Justine Skye

@JustineSkye

Dude.. Pop Smokes last tweet was 2 hours ago and now everyone’s saying RIP… smh 💔

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Caleb@CalebGiles_

RIP pop smoke. Another life cut down far too soon🙏🏾💙

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Kehlani

@Kehlani

damn i meant to block someone n that shit deleteddddddddd

rest up pop smoke!! 20 years old, hella sweet FREAKISHLY talented. shit sick out here. prayers to his family forreal

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Word On Road@WordOnRd

Drake via his IG story.

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🎪@RodeoTheAlbum

Travis Scott played a new Pop Smoke snippet on IG 💫💫

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