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Pop Smoke’s Mother Responds to Pop’s Gravesite Being Vandalized

[ad_1] Pop Smoke's mother has spoken out following the horrific act that was recently done to her son's gravesite.On Monday (Sept. 13), the late rapper's mother, Audrey Jackson, shared an Instagram carousel post responding to the culprits who vandalized her son's resting place in Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery."So, chips leftover from either them trying to break in or from it being fixed to at least have it covered," Jackson said in a video while holding marble debris from Pop Smoke's crypt. "But this was unnecessary, whoever you are."She captioned the post: "Whoever you are, you have my attention. Now what!?."In another upload, Pop's mom posted a video of the rhymer's father sweeping up broken...

Pop Smoke’s Grave Vandalized, Casket May Have Been Dragged Out

[ad_1] Pop Smoke's grave has reportedly been desecrated by vandals.It is unclear when the vile act took place, but the defaced mausoleum was discovered on Saturday morning (Sept. 11), in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, N.Y. TMZ obtained photos of the late rapper's crypt, which is clearly cracked open, with pieces of chipped marble laying on the ground. According to the celebrity news site, there is also evidence that the perpetrators my have gotten to the casket and dragged it out onto the ground, as there are scrape marks leading from the tomb.The person who discovered the scene reportedly told security. Hours later, the damaged cover had been removed and replaced by an...

Most Memorable Hip-Hop Albums Executive Produced by Rappers

[ad_1] Putting together an album isn't easy. There are a lot of moving parts, from thinking of a title or concept, lining up producers, deciding on features if any and then getting them to contribute, selecting which songs need to stay or go and more. All of these things have to be well-executed. For many hip-hop albums, there is also the role of executive producer, in short, the person who makes sure the album sounds right and is put together properly. It isn't solely a one person, my-way-or-the-highway role; the artist and their team still has input, while the executive producer makes sure all bases are covered. Rappers have even become executive...

Pop Smoke’s Most Essential Songs You Need to Hear

[ad_1] Pop Smoke was emerging as a superstar when his life was cut short on Feb. 19, 2020. Though it was early in the game for him, the Brooklyn rapper left an imprint beyond his husky voice. The inviting yet combative energy he showcased on the mic in addition to tracks like “Welcome to the Party” and “Dior” helped throw drill music into the mainstream realm.His first recorded smash, “MPR,” featuring Pop rapping about slinging iron over production crammed with booming 808s, was his bread and butter. Pop's debut mixtape, Meet the Woo, delivered in 2019, proved just how effective that formula was, housing other fan favorites like “PTSD” and “Hawk Em.” The project’s sequel arrived in...

Pop Smoke’s Faith Album Debuts No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

[ad_1] Pop Smoke has scored back-to-back No. 1 albums.On Sunday (July 25), Billboard unveiled the top 10 of their Billboard 200 chart and Pop's sophomore album, Faith, is leading the pack, dethroning Olvia Rogrigo's Sour LP, which had spent four non-consecutive weeks at No. 1. The second posthumous album from the late rapper was able to push 88,000 equivalent album sales. The total includes 4,000 traditional album sales. Pop now has two albums in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart.Not much was known about Faith up until a few days before it was released. The project was star-studded featuring guest appearances from Kanye West, Pusha-T, Rick Ross, 21 Savage, Future,...

People Say Pusha T Is Dissing Drake on New Pop Smoke Song

[ad_1] Pop Smoke's second posthumous effort, Faith, arrived today (July 16) at midnight. And while many are speaking on the project overall, some are zooming in on a bar Pusha T dropped on Pop's track, "Tell the Vision," featuring Kanye West, which social media seems to believe is a diss towards Drake.On the line in particular, King Push rhymes, "The crown is only for the king, they tryna place it on a clown."While it's unclear who Pusha is referring to because he opted against a name-drop, people are speculating that the bar was a jab at Drake, Pusha T's known rap enemy.One person tweeted, "Lmao @PUSHA_T cannot be relevant without going at Drake....

Hear Pop Smoke’s Second Posthumous Album Faith

[ad_1] A year after the release of Pop Smoke’s debut album, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, rap fans are treated with another posthumous project from the late Brooklyn rapper.On Friday (July 16), Pop Smoke’s team dropped his second album, Faith. The 20-song collection features a slew of big-name guest appearances. Among the artists featured on the project include: Kanye West, Pusha-T, Rick Ross, Takeoff, Lil Tjay, Swae Lee, Kid Cudi, Quavo, Kodak Black, 21 Savage and 2021 XXL Freshman 42 Dugg.The rollout for the album started on July 10 with interactive posters plastered throughout New York City and Los Angeles. Each poster contained a song snippet that accessible to fans...

Pop Smoke, Boosie BadAzz and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] This week brings some music that the people have been waiting for: a second posthumous release from a beloved Brooklyn drill rapper, a new project from a rap veteran from Louisiana and a collaborative effort from two California natives, one of which is a 2021 XXL Freshman.The saying goes, "You cannot say Pop and forget the Smoke," and this week, a second offering from the undeniable talent with the signature raspy voice is being delivered by his team. Pop Smoke's sophomore album, which is also the second coming since his tragic murder in February of 2020, Faith, has arrived. The fully loaded LP has star-studded features including Kanye West, Pusha T, Rick Ross,...

New Pop Smoke Music Hidden in Posters Around Cities – Watch

[ad_1] The rollout for Pop Smoke's second posthumous album is in full swing.On July 10, posters started going up in New York City and Los Angeles in support of the album, Faith, which is set to drop on July 16. But these aren't your average promo posters. According to reports, the ads have hidden song snippets in them that can be accessed through SnapChat. With the app open, one has to only focus their phone on the image, and a video snippet of a new track from the late rapper begins to play. The clip shows black-and-white video footage of Pop on stage and in the studio rapping to an unreleased track....

50 Cent Unsure If He’ll Work on Next Pop Smoke Album

[ad_1] 50 Cent was the executive producer on Pop Smoke’s posthumous release, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, which was one of the best hip-hop albums of 2020, but he's not sure if he will lend a hand on Pop’s next project.In a 20-minute video interview with radio personality Kris Kaylin, which was posted on YouTube last Thursday (May 27), 50 briefly talked about the late Brooklyn rapper’s next project and said he’s unsure if he would executive produce it."Steven [Victor] was originally Pop's manager and the label person he was signed to," Fif explained. "He spoke to me about the new record. I'm not sure if I'll participate with...