Dior rapper Pop Smoke has been shot and killed at the age of 20 in a suspected home invasion.

As reported by TMZ, the rapper – real name Bashar Barakah Jackson – was in a home in Hollywood Hills at around 04:30 today, February 19, when two men wearing hoodies and masks broke in.

The publication was told the two men fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke.

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The men were then seen fleeing on foot.

After the incident, the rapper was reportedly rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, where he was later pronounced dead.

An LAPD statement reads: “A call came out at 4:29 on the 2000th block of Hercules Drive.

“An unknown number of suspects in masks entered the residence and shot the victim, a male approximately 20 years of age.

“The male victim was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead.”

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Pop Smoke, from Brooklyn, New York City, first crept onto the music scene in 2019 with his lead single Welcome to the Party, heading up his debut mix-tape Meet the Woo.

Earlier this month, Pop Smoke released his second mix-tape Meet the Woo 2, which featured guest slots from Quavo, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Fivio Foreign and Lil Tjay.

More to follow.