Borough community celebrates, honors life of late Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke

A Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in Los Angeles last year, is being honored and remembered by the community Tuesday with a parade.

News 12 Staff

Jul 20, 2021, 11:07 AM

Updated 1,062 days ago

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A Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in Los Angeles last year, was honored and remembered by the community Tuesday with a parade.
A mural of Pop Smoke, which was painted by local artist Kenny Altidor, is the spot where a parade kicked off.
Pop Smoke would have been 22 years old today. He was killed during a home invasion in Los Angeles in February 2020.
Today, his life was celebrated during the second annual Pop Smoke Day. That parade began in Brooklyn alongside with a slew of festivities in the late rapper's honor. There were also basketball games all day at Seaview Park.


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