The mystery is officially over. The late Pop Smoke‘s second posthumous Faith album now have an official album cover to go with the newly revealed title.
Pop Smoke’s Album ‘Faith’ Puts a Face To The Name
Set to release this Friday (July 16th), anticipation has mounted for the follow-up project to his first posthumous album Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon which peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart the month it came out and remained on the chart for 17 more weeks.
Now we get our first preview to the follow up project with an album trailer and cover photo.
The cover for Pop Smoke’s upcoming album “Faith” has been dropped! (Via @StevenVictor on IG) #Woo #RIPPopSmoke #Faith
“FAITH album cover ❤️”
Pop Smoke’s Second Album Title Revealed
A few days ago, the project’s title became public. Music executive Steven Victor came forward to let loose the official name of his protégé’s upcoming posthumous project.
Victor went to his Instagram page to end the mystery. Barring any sudden changes, Smoke’s newly revealed FAITH album is officially set to drop this coming Friday.
July 16, 2021 (@StevenVictor on Twitter)
Pop Smoke New Album Hype Hits The Streets
About a week ago, posters started appearing around New York City with Pop Smoke’s face and a revealing date. Barring any last-minute changes, July 16th has remained the day fans can look forward to new music from the Woo, who passed away in February of 2020.
The street signs show a vintage black and white snapshot of Pop Smoke donning his signature hairstyle with iced out rings and chains on. The street promo also reminds pedestrians of the album being self-titled.
Pop Smoke’s Debut Album Success
Pop Smoke’s music lives on through his fans. The Brooklyn native made history with his 2020 album Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon continuing to do the unthinkable on the music charts. Released last July, the posthumous album had spent 17 weeks at #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. This was the longest run since 1990, with his project moving 43,000 units the first week in March 2021 and returning to the top spot.
The late Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut album rides its enduring momentum to a milestone unseen in 30 years on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The set, Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, leads the chart for a 17th week, the longest stay at No. 1 since 1990. Moon, released via Victor Victor Worldwide/Republic Records, rebounds from No. 3 on the chart dated March 6 through 43,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Feb. 25, according to MRC Data, up 13% from the previous week. The project, released last July, was the posthumous debut studio album for Pop Smoke, who died at age 20 in February 2020 during a home invasion.