Rapper PnB Rock, whose real name is Rakim Allen, died on Sept. 12 after he was shot and killed during a robbery at a Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles, multiple reports confirm. He was 30 years old. Los Angles police Capt. Kelly Muniz told the Los Angeles Times that the shooting took place around 1:15 p.m. PT, shortly after the rapper’s girlfriend posted a photo with their location tagged in a since-deleted Instagram Story.
PnB Rock was a well-known artist from Philadelphia who rose to fame in 2016 for his viral hit single “Selfish.” He worked with the likes of Meek Mill, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Pop Smoke, Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa, and many more during his career. In the wake of his shooting, tributes from fellow artists poured out on social media, including Offset, who tweeted, “Pray for pnb rock….the man got family and kids smh God be with the man‼️”
PnB Rock is survived by his two daughters, Milan and Xuri.