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You know i've missed the bus. That's how i know this happened to talking about pop. Smoke now smoke. i missed. I didn't even get on the bus. I didn't even know the the the door. The bus was open. This young man has already been taken from today. Happened early this morning in hollywood Pop smoke twenty years old rising artists on twenty twenty years old rising out artists out of brooklyn. New york was gunned down in an apparent home invasion and his house or the home that he was staying at in hollywood hills so i saw this on twitter. Like it's it's not only was he. Twenty years old but imagine coming up in brooklyn as a youth. making it out you know you know finally be on your way to start them know arguably already a star and you get gunned down across the country whow in your home in your house. Man i i heard that it was all right there. I heard that he like Last night he got a package or whatever and put it on his graham and then the package on the graham had his in it and that's actually would lead to the home invasion people being able to see the address in the tracking down jason right. It's it's real sad right so you know we just wanna show a little love to this young man. I see a lot of people talking about. Beware the people you're around. Then i feel like that's something that we always hear. In retrospect you know. How can things like this really be avoided. What are you really say. Because you know we're losing these young kids left and right for so many different reasons whether it be drugs or being gunned down to the federal system. No bro yeah. I don't even know how to is this. A i don't know if it's the right time to be having this conversation but is it. Is it a systemic issue or is this an individual problem. I sound like an asshole right now now. I what you're saying. I hear what you're saying. 'cause i'm already seeing just in the in the two hours i've been able to read up on the story about pop smoke. I'm just seeing. I'm kinda starting to see a debate already. Forming around some individuals alive will. This is the lifestyle that he racked about. These are the people that you know. These are things that talked about. Is it more indicative of his life style or do we have a problem with keeping entertaining safe. Yeah i mean he was definitely gang affiliated. Okay for what it's worth but you know on the flip side. I'm tired of that. Always kind of being an excuse or something has brought up for you know other young men of ours. You know what. I mean in our community so i don't know don't want to be a sad episode but i'm actually a little tight that the young man was taken from us. Oh soon i when. I got to the studio today. This is the first time they would. Oh walk black issues just walked in the building. The baby baby we needed to start. 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