Pop Smoke fans gather on Brooklyn’s streets for funeral procession as rapper is buried 2 weeks after shooting
Rapper Pop Smoke, who was murdered at a residence in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, on February 19 was laid to rest in Brooklyn on March 5
Rapper Pop Smoke has been laid to rest in Brooklyn two weeks after his death. Pop Smoke's family, friends, and fans gathered in his hometown of Canarsie in Brooklyn, New York to pay their respects to the rapper. His casket was kept in a carriage pulled by horses drawn through the busy streets and the carriage was followed by a series of cars. The carriage was covered in glass with white curtains drawn aside to let bystanders see the casket.
According to a report in People, once the services drew to an end, the carriage returned without the casket. Fans of the rapper also took to Twitter to share their condolences. One fan wrote, "During the memorial in the streets of Canarsie, Brooklyn showed a real love for #PopSmoke #WOOFOREVER." Along with this, the fan shared a video in which fans were seen dancing along to Pop Smoke's music.
Another fan wrote, "#Popsmoke took one last ride through the streets of Brooklyn R.I.P," and shared a video of the casket being pulled by a horse carriage. Fans also shared pictures in which we can see the carriage being pulled on the streets lined with walls that have graffiti art of Pop Smoke's portrait.
Another fan wrote, "Pop smoke will forever live in our hearts. He represented Canarsie, it still feels unreal that he is gone. Rip Pop.. woo in peace and rest up Canarsie will never forget u."
Pop Smoke was killed on February 19 in a residence in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, after a group of men broke in. Two days later the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner confirmed that the cause of death was a gunshot wound. The investigation into the 20-year-old rapper's death is currently ongoing and the police have so far revealed the break-in could have been orchestrated by two to six people.