The suspect charged in the murder of Pop Smoke insists he only wanted to hit the rapper with a vase, not shoot him.

The Brooklyn gravesite of Pop Smoke, a budding New York rapper senselessly murdered last year on February 19, 2020, was extremely desecrated over the weekend after intentional damage was done to both his crypt and casket.

Black America Web pays tribute to famous folk who lost their lives due to gun violence, including soul legend Marvin Gaye, would-be Harlem rap king Big L and a list of other missed legends.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three men and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the February home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles, police said Thursday. The 20-year-old New York rapper whose legal name is Bashar Barakah Jackson was killed Feb. 19 at a home in the Hollywood Hills. A 911 […]

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As the hip-hop community continues to mourn the death of Pop Smoke, 50 Cent hopped on Instagram on Sunday to announce his plans to finish the rapper’s album. “I’m on the move listening to Pop smoke, I decided I’m gonna executive produce and finish his album for him,” he wrote on Instagram. After his announcement, 50 put Roddy […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The home-invasion death of rising rapper Pop Smoke in Los Angeles does not appear to be part of a robbery, police said Thursday, as detectives sought to identify the shooter and the music community mourned.  LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Investigators were not ruling out a […]

Pop Smoke, a 20-year-old up and coming rapper, was reportedly shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery TMZ reported. According to the outlet, Pop Smoke was at a home in the Hollywood Hills at around 4:30 AM when 2 men wearing hoodies and masks broke in. TMZ reported […]