Quick Facts of Bashar Barakah Jackson

  • Full NameBashar Barakah Jackson
  • Date of Birth1999 /07 /20
  • NicknamePop Smoke
  • Marital StatusIn Relationship with Yummy Yellow
  • BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ReligionChristian
  • ProfessionRapper, Songwriter
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2018-2020
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildFit
  • Height5 Feet 10 Inch
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram, YouTube
  • HoroscopeCancer

Recently, in February 2020, all the internet was covered with the news of the tragic death of American Rapper Pop Smoke. Smoke died after being shot when he was at home. Moreover, he was signed to Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records. Later, in April 2019, he released his song “Welcome to the Party”. His first solo debut mixtape Meet the Woo, released in July 2019.

Further, the god gifted and talented rapper songwriter’s second mixtape Meet The Woo 2 was released just before his death in February 2020. The tragic death of rapper shocked all fans and rap lovers around the world. to know more about Pop, read the whole article.

Mystery Behind the Tragic Death

Pop Smoke was found dead on February 19, 2020.  Pop who is just 20 years old died after being shot twice at home in Hollywood Hills, California. According to the investigation team that four hooded men enter his house at sharp 4:30 A.M on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Further, the police said that one of them wearing a ski mask and carrying a handgun enter the home.

Rapper Pop Smoke enjoying his work before death.
Rapper Pop Smoke enjoying his work before death. Image Source: Celebs Close Up

After receiving news of the home invasion, when police arrived at the home, he was found with multiple gunshot wounds. Later, Police took him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Cente where was declared dead. According to the autopsy report from the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner revealed that he died due to multiple gunshot wounds by the torso. Later, the police arrested four suspects who fled the scene. Yet, it is not sure that they have done it or not. He was buried at Green-Wood Cemetery.

Early Life & Career

Pop Smoke was born as a Bashar Barakah Jackson on July 20, 1999, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was born to a Jamaican mother and a Panamanian father. He spent his childhood and grew up in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn. Moreover, he was an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Pop Smoke with his friends at an early age.
Pop Smoke with his friends at an early age. Image Source: VladTV

However, from a teenager, he started drugs dealing and also brought himself a BMW 5 Series. But, he was arrested after catching weapons change and spent two years on house arrest. Besides, all these things, he began his music career in 2018. During roaming around the other recording artists in their studio sessions, he initially developed his interest in remixing popular songs within the New York City drill music scene.

Check out the video of Pop Smoke performing rapping.

Back in April 2019, he released his professional career as a rapper began with the song Welcome to the  Party. Later his debut mixtape, Meet the Woo came in 2019. The song Welcome to the  Party remixed twice, one featuring Nicki Minaj and other featuring Skepta in August 2019. Moreover, he was signed to Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records. Just before, his tragic death, he released his second mixtape Meet the Woo 2  in February 2020.  But, his rising career came to end due to his tragic death on February 19, 2020.

Relationship Status

Well, his personal life was full of happiness and he might be in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Yummy Yellow. They even were engaged and ready to walk down to aisle. Despite, being a public figure, he kept his personal life far away from media and social media. Further, he was a secretive nature person. But, after the death of him, his girlfriend breaks the silence and shares the heartfelt tweet to all fans and the public.

Pop's girlfriend Yummy Yellow.
Pop’s girlfriend Yummy Yellow. Image Source: mixedarticle.com

The couple were enjoying their happy moment of life together without any sign of separation and spilled up. She is frequently sharing a love tweet and video of her and him on her Instagram and Twitter, which describe how much they loved each other. Further, they might have lived a happy life but, with his tragic death ended all the dreams and expectations of them.

Pop Smoke Lifestyle before Death

Well, 20 years old, Pop might have earned a decent amount from his career as a rapper, songwriter and singer. Further, his net worth might be around $1 million like Justina Valentine and Fat Joe before his death. But, the exact figure of his net worth is unavailable. Further, he also signed for Victor Victor Worldwide and Republic Records, which might also help to uplift his income.

Pop home in Hollywood Hills where he was found death.
Pop home in Hollywood Hills where he was found dead. Image Source: Wikye

Moreover, he owned a YouTube channel, POP SMOKE. According to SocialBlade, his channel monthly earning is $25.7K-$411.3K  and yearly earning is $308.4K-$4.9M. Apart, his two mixtapes also set popularity around the world. Further, he also owns his house in Hollywood Hills, where he died in February. Additionally, he was also very fond of cars. But, the real estate price of the house is unavailable. With such earnings, he might be living a lavish life before his tragic death.