Pop Smoke’s family has released an official statement after the rapper was murdered by some unidentified men in his home.
The 20-year-old rapper was shot dead in his home on Wednesday, February, 19. The autopsy report showed that his death was caused by a gunshot to his torso. The case is also being investigated as a gang-related issue rather than a robbery-gone-wrong as earlier reported.
In the statement issued on Friday, 28th of February, his family thanked his fans and friends for the support and love they have shown since his demise.
The statement reads;
“The family of Bashar ‘Pop Smoke’ Jackson would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone for your support.
“Every prayer, call, and act of kindness is deeply appreciated as we mourn the loss of our son, brother and friend. Brooklyn knew him as Bashar, He was educated and nurtured in Brooklyn and his rise to fame all developed from the place he proudly represented. Within the last year, his extraordinary gifts were revealed to the world: introducing Pop Smoke.
“Unfortunately, there are no public details available regarding the murder of our loved one. We ask you to respect the responsible reporting during this crucial time. Thank you for respecting our family and the legacy of Bashar during this time.”
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