Pop Smoke Bio-Wiki, Age, Death, Family, Girlfriend, and Songs

Who is Pop Smoke?

Pop Smoke (real name: Bashar Barakah Jackson) was an American rapper and songwriter who died on February 19, 2020, after he was shot during a home invasion.

Smoke who has been active since 2018 was signed to Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records. He released the lead single of his debut mixtape Meet the Woo called “Welcome to the Party” in April 2019. “Welcome to the Party” was released in July 2019. The mixtape was made into two remixes featuring Nicki Minaj and Skepta in August 2019.

Smoke featured American rapper Lil Tjay on his single “War” in October 2019. Pop featured American rapper Calboy on his single “100k on a Coupe” In December 2019. He also collaborated with American rapper Travis Scott on the song “Gatti”, from Scott and his Cactus Jack members’ compilation album, JackBoys (2019). Smoke then released his second mixtape Meet the Woo 2 in February 2020. Meet the Woo 2 contains features from Quavo, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Fivio Foreign, and Lil Tjay.

A photo of Pop Smoke
A photo of Pop Smoke

Smoke got himself into music in 2018 while hanging around other recording artists during their studio sessions. At first, Smoke began by remixing popular songs within the New York City drill music scene. He later embarked on creating original music which catapulted him to fame.

How Old is Pop Smoke?

Bashar Barakah Jackson was 20 years old at the time of his death. He was born on July 20, 1999, in West Hollywood, California, U.S.

Pop Smoke Family

Smoke was born to a Jamaican mother and a Panamanian father. In an interview, Smoke shared that his artist name is a combination of Papa (a nickname given to him by his Panamanian grandmother) and Smoke Oh Guap (a nickname given to him by childhood friends).

Pop Smoke Girlfriend

There is no information regarding Smoke’s dating life. He has not made hints of him being in a relationship with anyone.

Pop Smoke Death

The greatly rising New York rapper was fatally shot in a $2.5-million home in the Hollywood Hills early Wednesday 19th February 2020. This is according to law enforcers. The officers responded to a call from the East Coast. The caller reported that several people, at least one of whom wore a black mask and was armed with a handgun, had entered their friend’s home in Los Angeles shortly before 5 a.m., said LAPD Capt. Steve Lurie.

Upon the officer’s arrival in the 2000 block of Hercules Drive, they found the 20-year-old rapper with gunshot wounds. Smoke was taken to hospital where he was then pronounced dead.
Smoke’s death comes only days after his second mixtape, “Meet the Woo 2,” landed at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200 list.

Smoke’s breakthrough mixtape, “Meet the Woo,” released in 2019, has 280 million streams globally as of January 20202.

Pop Smoke Net Worth

Smoke was just budding his career in music and hence he is believed not to have a big fortune to his name. However, his exact net worth is not yet disclosed.

Pop Smoke Songs


  • Christopher Walking
  • Shake The Room
  • Sweetheart
  • Dreaming
  • Invincible
  • Foreigner
  • Mannequin
  • Element
  • Get Back
  • Armed N Dangerous
  • She Got A Thing


  • Dior
  • Welcome To The Party
  • War
  • Meet the Woo
  • Flexin’
  • 100k On A Coupe
  • PTSD
  • Hawk Em
  • Scenario
  • Drive The Boat
  • Better Have Your Gun
  • Brother Man
  • Feeling
  • MPR