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Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke has been shot and killed during a home robbery, it has been reported.

Social media speculation spread the news during the early hours of today - February 19th - with TMZ now reporting the news.

According to the outlet, two masked intruders entered Pop Smoke's home in the Hollywood Hills, presumably to facilitate a robbery.

The two men fired multiple shots, before being seen to flee on foot.

Pop Smoke was critically injured during the incident - taken by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, he was pronounced dead by emergency services.

Pop Smoke released a new mixtape a matter of days ago - he was just 20 years old.

More on this as it happens.

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