Reports: Rapper Pop Smoke Slain in Hollywood Hills Shooting

An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was fatally shot during a break-in at a Hollywood Hills home.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was fatally shot during a break-in early Wednesday at a Hollywood Hills home, his label said. “We are devastated by the unexpected and tragic loss of Pop Smoke,” Republic Records said in a statement. “Our prayers and thoughts go out to his family, friends and fans, as we mourn this loss together.” Los Angeles police did not immediately confirm the identification,and have not announced…

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