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_2312 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This shit crazy. I was listening to Dior when I heard this on god.

    Family AccountFamily Account12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Damn RIP

    NoBrakesNoBrakes12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • R.I.P POP SMOKE wtf man!

    whatarethoose92whatarethoose9212 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • A lot more of industry people are going to follow this whole year... smh

    Mz. AmbitionMz. Ambition12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 2020 has been rough so far, life is short - take care everyone!

    Halla LAVHalla LAV12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • R.I.P

    King JKing J12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Who??

    Bobby AmdroBobby Amdro12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • first juice world now this

    Stryker 001Stryker 00112 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Rip to you Pop smoke black brother 💪🙏

    sensational king23sensational king2312 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Oh well. Life goes on TMZ aka garbage TV.

    Whitemanfromtowne TWhitemanfromtowne T12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 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 Skeeter12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Tsss

    Ysb KiddYsb Kidd12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Who?

    Mayito1990Mayito199012 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Wtf yo

    8DIMES99 flaco8DIMES99 flaco12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Why this generation 😭😭

    Mary SesayMary Sesay12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Hell nah!

    Melton LameyMelton Lamey12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Had a lot of enemies....attracting bad energies...RIP Pop Smoke.

    Native SunNative Sun12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Who?

    Black SheepBlack Sheep12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This world is coming to a end 😢 R.I.P pop smoke ❤️😞

    Jenniah WardJenniah Ward12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 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 Trash12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • R.I.P pop smoke, like juice said, we ain't making it past 21

    Alienn !Alienn !12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • shit well rip

    osdany martinezosdany martinez12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • gone too soon :(

    MC.OMARMC.OMAR12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Dam Pop Smoke is gone now 🤦🏽‍♂️ why the good people have to die

    Kai R33Kai R3312 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • I don't know, he didn't sound good to me

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

    CRiMEYCRiMEY12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Must have been his own “homies”

    Ern BetzErn Betz12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • That is a blessing to the Hip-Hop music..Another wack mumble not rapper dead thank you god for this✊🏼🙏🏼

    Grim BugattiGrim Bugatti12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • Are you dumb?

      Tim HauserTim Hauser12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Bruhhhhhh

    Mozard ToussaintMozard Toussaint12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I never heard of this one

    Sarada UchihaSarada Uchiha12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Who!

    ChatChat12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • RIP POP smoke

    Francéat pressFrancéat press12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • RIP to this youngin No mother should have to get a phone call sayin your child has been shot and killed

    Jonah DewarJonah Dewar12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Y'all didn't learn anything from Kobe 🤦🏽‍♂️

    23 Jordan23 Jordan12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • Wtf yall dient learn anything fromm X and Kobe

      Kobe BryantKobe Bryant12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • TMZ always the quickest wid it. Anyway RIP

    The Money ManagementThe Money Management12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • This been out for atleast 50 minutes tho from multiple sources

      Several PieceSeveral Piece12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You cannot say pop and forget the smoke 🙏🖤

    Mouhamed CamaraMouhamed Camara12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • rip to the rippy pop smoke

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

    A GuitarA Guitar12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This world dangerous

    Dee RuffinDee Ruffin12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Glad he’s dead

    EarlyMornings&LateNightsEarlyMornings&LateNights12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • I'm sorry your dad put his 🍆 In you butt

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

    3RD EYE Da Wizard3RD EYE Da Wizard12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • He probably Knew who shot him could be his boys

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  • R.I.P bro this shit sucks fr

    NSG CashNSG Cash12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • No way

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  • Deeez nutzz🤣

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  • Just seen this on snap that’s crazy rip pop smoke damn man

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  • Wtf 😣

    Lil SparksLil Sparks12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Damn another one

    Arber DuhaniArber Duhani12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Like I watch how everybody gon start listening to his music and posting him on they pages.......

    yeahisaidthatyeahisaidthat12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Rip 😭😭🐐🐐🖤💔💔💔

    Jeremie makotiJeremie makoti12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 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 Elite12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • rip

    Disneyfan1999Disneyfan199912 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Gangster it’s over for la nyc and la ain’t w it no more. Straight beef

    Ãdį WįłłÃdį Wįłł12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • 😷

      MaxMax12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • ❤️🙏

    Faze NigelFaze Nigel12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 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 Bobs12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • But he never killed nobody.

      vundvund12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • Bob Bobs truuuu still rip🕊

      Lil KanoLil Kano12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • RIP Pop Smoke Long live smoke 💨 😫😭

    pureohana 100pureohana 10012 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Don’t tell me pop smoke got popped by somebody that wanted smoke ♿️♿️🙏🏾🙏🏾

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  • Rest up Rippy smh

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