Rapper Pop Smoke fatally shot in Hollywood Hills home invasion

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The Brooklyn-born artist, whose real name was Bashar Jackson, was 20.

(NBC News)- Rapper Pop Smoke was fatally shot Wednesday morning during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California, multiple sources told NBC News.

The Brooklyn-born artist, whose real name was Bashar Jackson, was 20.

Jackson released his breakout hit “Welcome to the Party” in April 2019. Nicky Minaj remixed the song, which was originally a part of Jackson’s debut mixtape, “Meet the Woo.”

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