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Nas, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, & More React to the Death of Brooklyn Rapper Pop Smoke

Nas, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, & More React to the Death of Brooklyn Rapper Pop Smoke

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Pop Smoke was shot and killed by two men who entered his home in the Hollywood Hills.

It’s a tragic day in hip-hop. Pop Smoke, the 20-year-old rapper best known for his hit singles “Welcome to the Party” and “Dior” was shot and killed in a home he was staying at in Beverly Hills, California. TMZ broke the story. Β 

READ: Brooklyn Rapper Pop Smoke Killed During Home Invasion

As the news filtered out, fans and artists responded with shock and sadness. Pop Smoke started rapping in 2018; his single “Welcome to the Party” dropped in the spring of 2019. He was only a year into his career. And things were only improving. His latest album, Welcome to the Woo 2, was released earlier in the month and debuted at No. 7 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart.

He also had songs with Travis Scott and Bronx rapper Lil Tjay that were buzzing.

From Nas to Questlove to 50 Cent, see how the hi-hop community reacted to the tragic loss of rising star Pop Smoke.



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RIP Pop Smoke

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Chance the Rapper


Justine Skye



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Smh, gang gang in peace homie @realpopsmoke You was jus getting started! β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™β€οΈπŸ’™

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Joe Budden

50 Cent

Meek Mill


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Damn pop….. πŸ™πŸΎ

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Swae Lee

Nicki Minaj


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The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest In Peace, Pop.

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Pete Rock


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Da Fuck???? smfh Damn! Didnt even drop his 1st album yet. Damn man this is crazy! RIP POP SMOKE. Tired of dis shit man fa real B

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Young M.A.


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Lost for words right now! Smh πŸ€¦πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ Brooklyn King! Rest up! πŸ’™ this shit right here hit home!

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Talib Kweli


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Damn. The future was bright for Pop Smoke. This is tragic. Brooklyn is in mourning right now. #RIPPopSmoke

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Lala Anthony


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So much life to live. So much more potential. Just sad man. When does it stop? Prayers to his family & loved ones. Rest in Heaven PopπŸ™πŸ½πŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•Š

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Sheff G


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Couple months back … onna 8th blocc …. speaking the future success into existence 😀……. to much hate & envy out here .! #rippopsmokeπŸ™πŸΎ πŸ•Š ….. Niggas violated

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Lil Tjay



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What we doing πŸ’”I’m rooting 4 ya πŸ‘‘β€™s

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