Pop Smoke posthumous album 2020: tracklist, release date, songs, features and more

3 July 2020, 10:45 | Updated: 3 July 2020, 11:01

Pop Smoke honoured with posthumous album 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon'
Pop Smoke honoured with posthumous album 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon'. Picture: Getty/Republic Records

Late rapper Pop Smoke's debut album has officially been released. Find out more about 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon' here.

New York rapper Pop Smoke is well-known for his unique sound and contagious positive energy which impacted and inspired many.

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The rappers life sadly ended too soon, when he was tragically shot and killed in his California home on Feb 19th.

Pop Smoke's posthumous album is being executively produced by rapper 50 Cent
Pop Smoke's posthumous album is being executively produced by rapper 50 Cent. Picture: Getty

To celebrate and honour his life on earth and the amazing music he left behind for his fans.

Find out more about the posthumous album 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon' below.

  1. What is Pop Smoke's debut album called?

    Pop Smoke's debut album, his first posthumous release since he was shot and killed back in 2019 is called 'Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon'.

    Pop Smoke's family have also launched a charitable foundation named after the rapper's forthcoming debut album.

    The foundation was established by Pop Smoke himself shortly before he died and his mother revealed that it aims to "help urban youth everywhere turn their pain into champagne by making their dreams a reality."

  2. Why was Pop Smoke's album cover designed by Virgiul Abloh cancelled?

    Pop Smoke's album cover for debut album 'Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon' was designed by Off-White and Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh, but after it was shared online it was slammed by fans.

    One disappointed Pop Smoke fan wrote, "This is lazy. Pop Smoke deserves better," and just hours after it was first posted, Pop Smoke's label confirmed that it would be changed.

    Steven Victor, head of Victor Victor Worldwide, confirmed the changes and tweeted, "POP WOULD LISTEN TO HIS FANS ! MAKING A CHANGE. B R B. H E A R D Y O U."

    The original Virgil Abloh-designed artwork above received some serious backlash with one person writing 'I know middle schoolers with photoshop that can make a better album cover than Virgil' whilst another added, 'this man virgil Abloh only used 1 Virgil% of effort on this'.

  3. What are Pop Smoke's most popular songs ?

    Pop Smoke is well known for his lead single "Welcome to the Party" from his debut mixtape Meet the Woo, which was released in July 2019.

    "Welcome to the Party" was made into two remixes featuring Nicki Minaj and Skepta in August 2019.

    In February 2020, he released his second mixtape Meet the Woo 2, containing features from Quavo, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Fivio Foreign, and Lil Tjay.

  4. When will the album be released ?

    Pop Smoke's debut album 'Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon' was released on July 3rd.

    The album also contains Pop's Billboard Hot 100-charting single "Dior" (No. 30) as well as "Make it Rain" with Rowdy Rebel and "The Woo" featuring 50 and Roddy, which 50 Cent teased last month.

    Listen to the album on Spotify below. The album is also available on all streaming platforms.

    Pop Smoke's posthumous album was initially scheduled to be released on June 12th.

    However, Universal Music Group has announced that the album had to be postponed.

    On Wednesday (June 10), executive Steven Victor took to Instagram to reveal a new release date.

    "Music is the tool of revolution. We have been watching, along with the rest of the world, as long overdue change starts to take root. We have seen Pop’s music become the soundtrack of the moment, unifying the masses," Victor wrote.

    "Given recent events, we have decided to delay the release of his album out of respect for the movement. 'Make It Rain' will be released this Friday, June 12th. The album will be released on July 3rd."

    Pop Smoke's family and management initially announced a release date for the late New York MC's first posthumous album.

    Taking to Instagram, Steven Victor, the head of Pop Smoke's label, shared the official details of the new album.

    Victor shared the potential artwork or promotional image for the album alongside a release date: June 12th.

    Victor did not say much more other than the relesase date so watch out.

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    A day after Pop Smoke's public funeral procession, rapper 50 Cent revealed that he made a promise to Pop Smoke's mother.

    On "R.I.P Pop Smoke 🕊" Fif captioned a video of Thursday's procession in Brooklyn. "[Pop Smoke] told his mom he wanted to take her to a award show. So I’m gonna make sure his album gets her there."

    On Monday (Mar 9) 50 Cent posted a promo video with Pop Smoke's verse on 'GATTI' audio over the video.

    50 captioned the video "Pop Smoke album coming May".

    50 Cent gives a rough release date for Pop Smoke's album
    50 Cent gives a rough release date for Pop Smoke's album. Picture: Instagram
  5. Who will feature on the album ?

    Pop Smoke's album consists of features from artists such as; Quavo, Lil Babdy, DaBaby, Swae Lee, Future, Rowdy Rebel, 50 Cent, Roddy Ricch, Tyga, Karol G and King Combs.

    Two weeks after Pop Smoke was fatally shot, 50 announced he wanted to executive produce and complete the rapper's debut album.

    Since revealing his intentions to complete Pop Smoke's album, he has called on several artists to contribute to the posthumous project.

    Roddy Ricch agrees to being on Pop Smoke's album
    Roddy Ricch agrees to being on Pop Smoke's album. Picture: Instagram

    50 Cent took to social media and reached out to Drake, Post Malone, Chris Brown, and Roddy Ricch; the latter of whom has already agreed to contribute.

  6. What are the lyrics to "The Woo" featuring 50 Cent and Roddy Ricch?

    [Intro: Pop Smoke]
    She want a Woo nigga[Chorus: Pop Smoke]
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

    [Verse 1: Roddy Ricch]
    I told her, “Ooh-woo-woo”
    Shawty wanna fuck me inside of the coupe
    I can take you out everywhere, fuck a jet fare
    Versace hotel with Versace robe, woah, woah
    Like you when you let down your hair with no comb
    And I stay to myself ’cause I never liked these hoes (Yeah)
    And she only liked the guap, red light these hoes
    Why would I waste my time on a shorty that don’t got me on the front of her mind?
    Especially when you get designer and I wine and dine
    And the Bentley came with the wings like a number nine, yeah
    Come through, just us two
    I like you ’cause you cut how I’m cut too
    Come through, just us two
    I like you ’cause you cut how I’m cut too

    [Chorus: Pop Smoke & Roddy Ricch]
    She want a fuck with the Woo (Ayy, she wanna fuck with the Woo, Woo)
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah[Verse 2: 50 Cent]
    That’s my kind of bitch, she be sayin’ some shit
    Like, “When you gon’ fly me in private, so I can land on that dick?”
    She said, “Tricks is for kids”, she don’t fall for the tricks
    She can handle her own, she just want some dick
    Got that big Birkin bag worth five, six figures
    You might be out your league, can you buy that, nigga? (Buy that)
    I pull up on her top gone on the Dawn, I’m the don
    You can fuck around, if you want, if you want
    Out in Bali, big swing, big dress
    Big ass, make her squirt and make a big mess
    Before we done, she ask “Where we gon’ do it next?”
    Next, so wet it fucked up the seats in the jet
    She like all that gangsta shit
    Top down, ridin’ ’round with the blick
    Who you with? Woo
    She like all that gangsta shit
    I said, “She like all that gangsta shit”

    [Chorus: Pop Smoke]
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo (Hahaha)[Verse 3: Pop Smoke]
    Let me take you to the candy shop (Candy shop)
    Show you all I got (All I got, all I got)
    I put the diamonds on your chain (Chain, uh)
    To match your diamond ring (Uh, uh, uh)
    I’m 092, nigga, Woo (Woo, back)
    Hate it or love it (Uh, uh), it’s me and you (Woo)
    Let’s turn her into something
    She said she love Woo niggas (Woo, uh)
    Them niggas who gon’ pull triggers (Grrt, oh, nah, nah, nah)
    I was fine when I met you (Met you, pow)
    Then I sexed you (Woo)
    Then I left you (Uh)
    ‘Cause your pussy felt insane (Insane, feel insane)
    And I don’t got time to waste (No time to waste, let’s get it in)

    [Chorus: Pop Smoke]
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    She wanna fuck with the Woo
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

  7. What is the tracklist for the album ?

    Pop Smoke's Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon Album Tracklist

    1. "Bad Bitch From Tokyo"
    2. "Aim for the Moon" featuring Quavo
    3. "For the Night" featuring Lil Baby and DaBaby
    4. "44 Bulldog"
    5. "Gangstas"
    6. "Yea Yea"
    7. "Creature" featuring Swae Lee
    8. "Snitchin" featuring Quavo and Future
    9. "Make It Rain" featuring Rowdy Rebel
    10. "The Woo" featuring 50 Cent and Roddy Ricch
    11. "West Coast Shit" featuring Tyga and Quavo
    12. "Enjoy Yourself" featuring Karol G
    13. "Hotel Lobby"
    14. "What You Know Bout Love"
    15. "Something Special"
    16. "Diana" featuring King Combs
    17. "Got It on Me"
    18. "Tunnel Vision" (Outro)
    19. "Dior"

    Pop Smoke's manager, Steven Victor, promoted the shootforthestars app for a surprise for the fans.

    The app intended to encouraged fans to point their phones to the sky, and in return they would get a track title revealed.

    Fans eventually gathered the tracklist and leaked it to Early Rap.

    The app unveiled the posthumous album will contain 19 original tracks and will include features from Quavo, 50 Cent, Roddy Ricch, Future, Swae Lee and more.

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