Pop Smoke was an American rapper and songwriter who was establishing himself in the music industry and had released a couple of mixtapes and singles including Meet the Woo, Meet the Woo 2, and Welcome to the Party before his career was cut short as he died in 2020. He had also garnered a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 80k followers on Twitter.
He was born on July 20, 1999.
He died at the age of 20 on February 19, 2020, after he was shot during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California, United States.
He lived in Hollywood Hills, California, United States.
Victor Victor, Republic Records
- Sported cornrow braids
- Pointed chin
- Pierced ears
He had either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media such as Louis Vuitton, CHANEL, Dior, etc.
Pop Smoke Facts
- He grew up in Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York.
- His stage name ‘Pop Smoke’ was a combination of 2 of his nicknames – Papa (a nickname given to him by his Panamanian grandmother) and Smoke Oh Guap (a nickname given to him by childhood friends).
- Pop Smoke released his first mixtape, Meet the Woo, on July 26, 2019, and it included tracks such as Welcome to the Party, Better Have Your Gun, and Dior. It was ranked at number #173 in the US Billboard 200 chart.
- On February 7, 2020, he released his 2nd mixtape, Meet the Woo 2, and it was ranked at number #5 in the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #7 in the US Billboard 200 chart. The mixtape included songs such as Shake the Room, Sweetheart, and Armed n Dangerous and also featured artists like , Fivio Foreign, , , , and Nav.
- Pop Smoke was also involved in a few legal troubles including his arrest at International Airport in New York on January 17, 2020, on the charge of illegal transportation of a stolen vehicle.
Featured Image by Pop Smoke / Instagram
Facts of Bashar Barakah Jackson
- Gender Male
- full nameBashar Barakah Jackson
- middle nameBarakah
- nicknamesPop Smoke, Papa, Smoke Oh Guap
- birthplaceNew York City, New York, United States
- Date of Birth July 20, 1999
- Age 23 years 0 months
- Horoscope Cancer
- Lucky Number 10
- Lucky Stone Moonstone
- Lucky Color Silver
- Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
- ethnicity / ethnic backgroundJamaican and Panamanian
- net worth$700 thousand
- professionRapper, Songwriter
- weight68 kg or 150 lbs
- height5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark Brown
- body type / buildSlim