Pop Smoke Canarsie Mural Redone













It was only four months ago I went to see the Pop Smoke mural in his hometown Canarsie Brooklyn neighborhood. Opinions on social media and the Internet were not favorable to that mural that went up in February. There were supposed to be three murals around the Flatlands area (80th Street and Flatlands, Rockaway Parkway and Conklin Avenue, 82nd Street and Flatlands Avenue) but only one was ever completed. Four months later with a posthumous debut album Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, a botched album cover art, new singles, a future deluxe album, and his alleged murderers arrested and charged, Pop Smoke's stardom and fan love have only been getting bigger.

The new vibrant mural was undertaken by Hattas Public Murals

Woo!



Sources:

1. Mahadevan, Tara, "Pop Smoke Tribute Mural Appears in His Brooklyn Neighborhood of Canarsie", July 9, 2020, Complex

2. Sacher, Andrew, "Pop Smoke honored with mural in Canarsie Brooklyn" July 12, 2020, BrooklynVegan

3. @HipHopCanada, "New mural goes up in Canarsie, Brooklyn to honour Pop Smoke", July 13, 2020,

4. Zhang, Charlie, "Pop Smoke Honored in Vibrant New York Mural", July 11, 2020, HypeBeast

5. "3 murals in Canarsie to honor slain rapper Pop Smoke", news12Brooklyn

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