BREAKING: Rapper Pop Smoke Dead, Murdered in Home Invasion Robbery | TMZ

Pop Smoke, an up and coming rapper, was shot and killed Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery ... TMZ has learned.
The rapper was at a home in the Hollywood Hills at around 4:30 AM when 2 men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a house ... this according to law enforcement sources. We're told the 2 men fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke. The men were seen fleeing on foot.
Pop Smoke was rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood where he was pronounced dead.
The suspects have not been caught and as far as we know they have not been identified. It's unclear if Pop Smoke knew the shooters. One man was placed in handcuffs but cops determined he was not involved and was released.

Pop Smoke released an album back in July and one of the songs, "Welcome to the Party," blew up ... it was considered by many the song of the summer. Nicki Minaj did a remix of the song a few months later. He also did a song, "Gatti," with Travis Scott.
6:56 AM PT -- The home is owned by Teddi Mellencamp's husband, Edwin Arroyave, who owns several homes in Los Angeles. It's possible Pop Smoke was renting the property.
7:08 AM PT -- Nicki Minaj just posted a cryptic message ... "The Bible tells us that jealousy is as cruel as the grave. Unbelievable. Rest in Peace, Pop." By using the term "jealousy," she seems to be saying there's a connection between the killers and Pop Smoke. We have not heard this from our law enforcement sources.

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  • The exact same thing happened to my cousin boyfriend during the holiday season 2019. R.I.P. Pop smoke

    Killer Tim_23Killer Tim_2313 tundi tagasi
  • This shit crazy. I was listening to Dior when I heard this on god.

    Family AccountFamily Account13 tundi tagasi
  • Damn RIP

    NoBrakesNoBrakes13 tundi tagasi
  • R.I.P POP SMOKE wtf man!

    whatarethoose92whatarethoose9213 tundi tagasi
  • A lot more of industry people are going to follow this whole year... smh

    Mz. AmbitionMz. Ambition13 tundi tagasi
  • 2020 has been rough so far, life is short - take care everyone!

    Halla LAVHalla LAV13 tundi tagasi
  • R.I.P

    King JKing J13 tundi tagasi
  • Who??

    Bobby AmdroBobby Amdro13 tundi tagasi
  • first juice world now this

    Stryker 001Stryker 00113 tundi tagasi
  • Rip to you Pop smoke black brother 💪🙏

    sensational king23sensational king2313 tundi tagasi
  • Oh well. Life goes on TMZ aka garbage TV.

    Whitemanfromtowne TWhitemanfromtowne T13 tundi tagasi
  • Never even heard of him.. but damn I guess being a rapper isn’t a good profession. This is what happens when you sit there and rap about how much money you got and showing off expensive jewelry.

    Skeet SkeeterSkeet Skeeter13 tundi tagasi
  • Tsss

    Ysb KiddYsb Kidd13 tundi tagasi
  • Who?

    Mayito1990Mayito199013 tundi tagasi
  • Wtf yo

    8DIMES99 flaco8DIMES99 flaco13 tundi tagasi
  • Why this generation 😭😭

    Mary SesayMary Sesay13 tundi tagasi
  • Hell nah!

    Melton LameyMelton Lamey13 tundi tagasi
  • Had a lot of enemies....attracting bad energies...RIP Pop Smoke.

    Native SunNative Sun13 tundi tagasi
  • Who?

    Black SheepBlack Sheep13 tundi tagasi
  • This world is coming to a end 😢 R.I.P pop smoke ❤️😞

    Jenniah WardJenniah Ward13 tundi tagasi
  • Gotdayum that was fast I first heard his song in I think September I was in the psych ward, he was hollin on that bitch too. Rip tho

    My Channel Is TrashMy Channel Is Trash13 tundi tagasi
  • R.I.P pop smoke, like juice said, we ain't making it past 21

    Alienn !Alienn !13 tundi tagasi
  • shit well rip

    osdany martinezosdany martinez13 tundi tagasi
  • gone too soon :(

    MC.OMARMC.OMAR13 tundi tagasi
  • Dam Pop Smoke is gone now 🤦🏽‍♂️ why the good people have to die

    Kai R33Kai R3313 tundi tagasi
    • I don't know, he didn't sound good to me

  • _--iS THEiR A ..Heaven 4 A GANGSTA??-_- 🙏

    CRiMEYCRiMEY13 tundi tagasi
  • Must have been his own “homies”

    Ern BetzErn Betz13 tundi tagasi
  • That is a blessing to the Hip-Hop music..Another wack mumble not rapper dead thank you god for this✊🏼🙏🏼

    Grim BugattiGrim Bugatti13 tundi tagasi
    • Are you dumb?

      Tim HauserTim Hauser13 tundi tagasi
  • Bruhhhhhh

    Mozard ToussaintMozard Toussaint13 tundi tagasi
  • I never heard of this one

    Sarada UchihaSarada Uchiha13 tundi tagasi
  • Who!

    ChatChat13 tundi tagasi
  • RIP POP smoke

    Francéat pressFrancéat press13 tundi tagasi
  • RIP to this youngin No mother should have to get a phone call sayin your child has been shot and killed

    Jonah DewarJonah Dewar13 tundi tagasi
  • Y'all didn't learn anything from Kobe 🤦🏽‍♂️

    23 Jordan23 Jordan13 tundi tagasi
    • Wtf yall dient learn anything fromm X and Kobe

      Kobe BryantKobe Bryant13 tundi tagasi
  • TMZ always the quickest wid it. Anyway RIP

    The Money ManagementThe Money Management13 tundi tagasi
    • This been out for atleast 50 minutes tho from multiple sources

      Several PieceSeveral Piece13 tundi tagasi
  • You cannot say pop and forget the smoke 🙏🖤

    Mouhamed CamaraMouhamed Camara13 tundi tagasi
  • rip to the rippy pop smoke

    m sm s13 tundi tagasi

    SUICIDE PITSUICIDE PIT13 tundi tagasi
  • bruh wtf i barely found out about this guy just about a week ago, r.i.p 🙏🏾🕊

    A GuitarA Guitar13 tundi tagasi
  • This world dangerous

    Dee RuffinDee Ruffin13 tundi tagasi
  • Glad he’s dead

    EarlyMornings&LateNightsEarlyMornings&LateNights13 tundi tagasi
    • I'm sorry your dad put his 🍆 In you butt

      KayKay13 tundi tagasi
  • U live by the Devil... u die and meet the devil 👿

    3RD EYE Da Wizard3RD EYE Da Wizard13 tundi tagasi
  • He probably Knew who shot him could be his boys

    andressvelezzandressvelezz13 tundi tagasi
  • R.I.P bro this shit sucks fr

    NSG CashNSG Cash13 tundi tagasi
  • No way

    Abderahim NouiAbderahim Noui13 tundi tagasi
  • Deeez nutzz🤣

    Travis DummarTravis Dummar13 tundi tagasi
  • Just seen this on snap that’s crazy rip pop smoke damn man

    Splash AdamsSplash Adams13 tundi tagasi
  • Wtf 😣

    Lil SparksLil Sparks13 tundi tagasi
  • Damn another one

    Arber DuhaniArber Duhani13 tundi tagasi
  • Like I watch how everybody gon start listening to his music and posting him on they pages.......

    yeahisaidthatyeahisaidthat13 tundi tagasi
  • Rip 😭😭🐐🐐🖤💔💔💔

    Jeremie makotiJeremie makoti13 tundi tagasi
  • Ok this does it!!!!! Throw the whole damn world away....Imma slap the first person that thinks about taking a bite out of that damn after God told him not to

    Elaine EliteElaine Elite13 tundi tagasi
  • rip

    Disneyfan1999Disneyfan199913 tundi tagasi
  • Gangster it’s over for la nyc and la ain’t w it no more. Straight beef

    Ãdį WįłłÃdį Wįłł13 tundi tagasi
    • 😷

      MaxMax13 tundi tagasi
  • ❤️🙏

    Faze NigelFaze Nigel13 tundi tagasi
  • Never heard of him, checked him out..... >raps about guns and killing "n@&$as" >gets shot and killed Well color me absolutely shocked.

    Bob BobsBob Bobs13 tundi tagasi
    • But he never killed nobody.

      vundvund13 tundi tagasi
    • Bob Bobs truuuu still rip🕊

      Lil KanoLil Kano13 tundi tagasi
  • RIP Pop Smoke Long live smoke 💨 😫😭

    pureohana 100pureohana 10013 tundi tagasi
  • Don’t tell me pop smoke got popped by somebody that wanted smoke ♿️♿️🙏🏾🙏🏾

    2K3052K30513 tundi tagasi
  • Rest up Rippy smh

    Chef JeffeChef Jeffe13 tundi tagasi