October 3, 2022
Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot in Los Angeles restaurant robbery

According to multiple reports, Philadelphia rapper PNB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery at Rosco’s Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.

Los Angeles Police said the 30-year-old Philadelphia rapper, whose real name is Rakim Allen, was killed after being shot several times during a robbery at a Manchester Boulevard eatery at around 1:15 p.m., Los Angeles police said. according to rolling stone,

The rapper was having a meal with his girlfriend, who geotagged a since-deleted Instagram post on the location, Los Angeles Times reported,

According to the police, a man pointed a gun at the restaurant and demanded goods from the victim. According to Times sources, Allen was targeted for his jewelry.

According to Rolling Stone, the rapper was pronounced dead at a hospital at 1:59 p.m. A suspect who shot him is yet to be found.

PnB Rock arrives at the Palm Angels Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week in 2020.
PnB Rock arrives at the Palm Angels Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week in 2020.

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The rapper signed with Atlantic Records in 2015 after releasing his first mixtape last year. Their first single, “Flake”, dropped a year later, followed by “Selfish”, which peaked at number 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 and sold over 3 million copies.

He released two studio albums: “Catch This Vibes” in 2017 and “Trapstar Turns Popstar” in 2019. His latest song, “Love Me Again,” was released on 2 September.

He has collaborated with artists including 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj and most recently, Swae Lee.

Allen and his girlfriend, Stephanie Sibounhuang, spent Sunday at a wedding, according to posts on their Instagram Stories. He is survived by his two young daughters, Zuri and Milan.

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