July 20, 1999 (23)
Pop Smoke, born Bashar Barakah Jackson, was an American rapper and singer from Brooklyn, New York. He rose to prominence with his debut mixtape, “Meet the Woo,” and was known for his distinctive voice and fusion of UK drill music and American hip-hop. Pop Smoke’s music was met with critical acclaim and he quickly gained a large following. Tragically, he was shot and killed in February 2020 at the age of 20, leaving a lasting impact on the music industry and his fans.