Pop Smoke Posthumous Album Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon Released
The late American budding rapper and songwriter Bashar Barakah Jackson is popularly known as Pop Smoke. Pop Smoke’s posthumous long-awaited album, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon has been released. The album was released five months after the rapper’s death at the age of 20 in a Los Angeles home invasion.
The album Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon features appearances from Quavo, 50 Cent, DaBaby, Future, Lil Baby, Swae Lee, Tyga, Karol G, Lil Tjay, and more.
Steven Victor, head of the Victor Victor record label and a close associate of the late rapper, Pop Smoke, has overseen the record’s release. Having directed the “Shake the Room” video with Pop Smoke and Quavo in Paris, Virgil Abloh was originally tapped to design the album’s cover art. Public backlash to the Virgil cover led the Pop Smoke estate to seek the updated artwork.
The Brooklyn rapper had previously released his Meet The Woo mixtape in 2019, as well as Meet The Woo 2 in February, less than two weeks before his he was shot twice in his apartment in Brooklyn in February 2020.