Pop Smoke age, net worth, wiki, family, biography and latest updates.
Pop Smoke, also known as Bashar Barakah Jackson, was an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. He is best known for his 2019 breakthrough single, Welcome to the Party.
Pop Smoke: Profile summary
|Full Name||Bashar Barakah Jackson|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth||20 July 1999|
|Birth Place||Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Profession||Singer, Rapper and Songwriter|
|School||Local Private School, Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Education Qualification||High School|
Pop Smoke: Early life & Wiki/Biography
Born on 20 July 1999, Pop Smoke’s age was 20 years when he took his last breath on 19 February 2020. He was brought up and raised in an upper-middle-class Christian family from Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was known to be an American by nationality and belonged to the Christianity religion. He completed his primary schooling at nine different schools in Brooklyn, New York.
He was suspended from his school for bringing a gun to school when he was just in the eighth class. After that, he spends two years on house arrest as a punishment for his deed. After that, he moved to Philadelphia and enrolled himself at Rocktop Academy, but later on, he was diagnosed with a heart murmur and forced to leave school. He started playing basketball and turned to street life.
Pop Smoke: Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Pop Smoke’s father’s name is Greg Jackson, a businessman by profession, and his mother’s name is Audrey Jackson, a housewife.
Pop Smoke’s marital status was married. He was just 20 years old when he lost his life, there is no insight into any kind of his past relationships.
|Father Name||Greg Jackson|
|Mother Name||Audrey Jackson|
Pop Smoke: Physical Appearance
Pop Smoke was a smart handsome-looking young boy with a charming and dashing personality. He owned a super-strong physique with an impressive body and a slim muscular body type.
He was 5 feet, and 10 inches in height and his body weight was around 68 Kg. He had beautiful black colour long and shiny hair and also had blistering dark brown colour beautiful and mesmerizing eyes.
Pop Smoke: Career
Pop Smoke started his career as a singer and rapper in the year 2018. He went to a Brooklyn recording studio along with popular rapper Jay Gwuapo, but his fellow mate fell asleep as he was high on drugs and at that time, Pop tried rapping for the first time and used the beat from 808Melo’s YouTube channel to record his first single titled Mpr.
In the year 2019, he was signed by Victor Victor Worldwide of Universal Music, and after some time, he released his debut breakout single, Welcome to the Party. Later on, two remixes of this song were also released, starring Nicki Minaj and Skepta.
In the year 2020, he released a mixtape titled Meet the Woo 2, which broke many records in the American music industry. After five days after its release, a deluxe version was released with three additional songs.
In the year 2020, he released his debut album titled Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, which also gained huge popularity. There were many popular artists featured in the song of this album titled Make It Rain, like Rowdy Rebel and others. Later on, the deluxe edition of this album was released as a tribute to Pop Smoke on his 21st birthday with 15 new additional tracks.
Pop Smoke: Controversies
Pop Smoke created controversy on 17 January 2020, when he was arrested by the authorities at the International Airport while returning from a tour. As per the reports, he was accused of stealing a Rolls Royce worth $375,000 from a person in California when he borrowed the car for one day but didn’t return on time.
The car was found at his mother’s home in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn after few days after his arrest. The police officials also tried to question him about Crips, but he refused to answer. He had to post a bond of $250,000 as a punishment and agree that he would stay away from known gang members of Crips.
Pop Smoke: Death
Pop Smoke took his last breath on 19 February 2020, when he was shot dead by four hooded men inside the house in Hollywood Hills, California. Per the official statements, four men broke into his house and shot him twice in the chest. After the incident, he was taken to the nearby Medical Center where he was declared dead after few hours of inspections from doctors.
His remains were buried at Green-Wood Cemetery. After few days three adult men and two minors were arrested for his murder. As per official statements, Pop Smoke’s death was related to his connection to a drug-smuggling-based gang named Crips.
Pop Smoke: Net Worth
Before his death, Pop Smoke’s net worth is around $2 million. He mainly earned it from his music albums and live concerts.