Pop Smoke Biography, Wiki, Cause Of Death, Family


Bashar Barakah Jackson also known as Pop Smoke born on 20 July 1999 and died on 19 February 2020. He was born and raised in Brooklyn New York City. He was a very famous American rapper. His voice was his X factor, no one has that unique voice like him. When he raps it sounds like he is roaring on the mic. He became so popular with his songs “Welcome to the Party” and “Dior”, that these songs became a mega hit for him.

How Bashar Become Pop Smoke

When he started living street life at that time hip hop was evolving in the United States, rappers like 2pac, Eminem, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and more were getting very popular almost everyone started listening to hip hop in the United States.

Pop Smoke also started listening to hip hop and he was very inspired by 50 Cent. He started doing freestyle on existing beats and started writing. He started uploading his songs on SoundCloud and he got some popularity from there.

After that, In April 2019 the producer Rico Beats introduced him to Steven Victor. After some time Steven signed Pop Smoke for a recording with Republic Records and Victor Victor Worldwide. 

Then in July 2019, he released his debut mixtape named “Meet the Woo” and the two songs of the mixtape got very viral “Welcome to the Party” and “Dior”. Then on 7 February 2020, he dropped his second mixtape named “Meet the Woo 2”. This time it came at number seven on the Billboard 200 and he became the rapper’s first top-10 project in the United States. 

Family Of Bashar Barakah Jackson

He was born on 20 July 1999 in Brooklyn New York City. His mother was Jamaican ‘Audrey Jackson’ and his father was a Panamanian ‘Greg Jackson’. Bashar has an older brother named Obasi, this was only his family.

Early Life Of Pop Smoke

Before becoming a rapper Bashar Barakah Jackson was a street criminal. He changed to nine different schools in Brooklyn. He also used to play African drums in School. 

When Bashar was in eighth grade, he was expelled from the school because he was bringing a gun in his bag. He spent 2 years under house arrest, and after getting out of the house arrest he started playing basketball. He went to Philadelphia to study at Rocktop Academy. But he left that because of being diagnosed with a heart murmur when he left and then he became into street life.

Death Cause Of Pop Smoke

After the release of his second mixtape, he went on holiday to enjoy the success party of the mixtape with his friends in Hollywood Hills California. Around 4:30 a.m. five men entered his villa wearing hoodies and ski masks and carrying a handgun, they came and broke into the house through a second-story balcony. One of them points a gun at a woman and threatens to kill her and after that woman listens one to them shoot Jackson three times on his left chest.

After shooting Pop Smoke they all ran away from the villa, after six minutes police came there and took him to the hospital after some time the doctors declared him dead.

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