Last Friday, Pop Smoke’s the group released their second album after the late rapper’s posthumous post, Faith. It’s been over a year since his first attempt, Shoot for the stars, Aim for the Moon, has been released to fans. Completely, Faith presented 20 songs with a large variety of guest acts, who Pusha T, Kanye West, Rick Ross, The-Dream, 42 Dugg, 21 Savage, Rah Swish, Travi, Beam, Bizzy Banks, Takeoff, Lil Tjay, Swae Lee, Future, Chris Brown, Dua Lipa, Pharrell, Kid Cudi, Quavo and Kodak Black.
The project also featured the late rapper’s mother, Audrey Jackson, who shared some words from the project’s intro track, “Good News.”
In a recent interview with Power 105.1 radio host Angie Martinez, Jackson admitted it was “easier” to hear her son Faith. “He sounds different about this, his sound, his style, it’s different,” she said. Jackson also confessed that she didn’t listen Shoot for the stars, Aim for the Moon not yet. She then expressed that she was “grateful” to law enforcement for making the arrest personal responsible for her son’s death.
“They’re out on the street, they’ve been arrested,” she said. “They need to serve for a while. Throwing them in prison won’t bring him back, taking a life they won’t bring him back but as long as there is a real consequence. ”
The rapper’s brother, Obasi Jackson, also shared his gratitude for the arrest.
“I feel like they don’t have to do what they did,” he said. “Now, you deserve the ultimate punishment.”
You can watch the full interview above.
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