Dancehall artises have reacted to the death of rapper Pop Smoke.
On Wednesday the fast-rising Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke was gunned down at a Beverly Hills residence in Los Angeles.
According to TMZ reports, Pop Smoke was fatally shot during what is believed to be a home invasion robbery early Wednesday morning. He was 20 years old.
Following the rapper’s killing, a host of entertainers paid tribute on social media including Dancehall superstars Popcaan and Kranium.
Kranium, who is also a fellow New York native, took to Instagram pay tribute to the Brooklyn star.
We met shortly and chop it up Huge dancehall Fan went as far as playing dancehall during your set and f**k the place up my prayers goes out to your family sleep in peace bro 🙏 #popsmoke,” he wrote.
Popcaan also took to Instagram to share a screenshot of his last messages with the rapper.
“Stay out of trouble bro, your future bright!!! make sure you on rd when i touch new york this year,” was the last chain of messages Popcaan sent to the star.
The Family deejay would go on to caption the post, “RIP bro my condolence to the family… streets cold inside and outside.. #popsmoke #restupfam”
Fans also took to social media to share their opinions about the rapper’s untimely death.
“The guy was doing so dam good man 🙏🏻😭rip popsmoke,” one fan commented, while another said ” Badmind is a hell of a thing. RIP Pop.”
Pop Smoke is best known for singles “Welcome to the Party” and “Dior.” He most notably collaborated with other stars such as Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott.