With Friday having marked a year since rapper Pop Smoke’s passing, plush maker Bored Being a Toy has chose to mark the occasion with a new plush of the late musician. The figure will feature outfit’s similar to those worn by the rapper as well as his signature tattoos.
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Rising to fame through his unique take on drill rap, Pop Smoke became one of the biggest rappers to come out of Brooklyn this past decade. His versatility from hard hitting drill flows to melodic r&b rhythms made him one of the most wide ranging rap artists in recent memory. Drawing comparisons to legends like 50 Cent, the rapper truly paved his own lane in an industry already overflowing with talent.
While only 20 at the time of his death, Pop Smoke left the world with some undeniable classics likely to remain in hip hop fan’s playlists for decades He’s responsible for club bangers such as Dior and ELEMENT as well as chart-topping hits like WHAT YOU NOW BOUT LOVE and The Woo. His influence is sure to remain within the rap game for a long while.
An addition to the company’s “Rap Boys Turned Plush Toys”, the toy will be available through the company’s website.