Rakim Hasheem Allen, also known as PnB Rock was a Philadelphia native who lit up the stage with his talent and would always deliver some of his best work to his fans. On September 12, PnB Rock was shot and killed in South Los Angeles at a Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles. The rapper was out to eat with his girlfriend as men entered the restaurant attempting to rob him for his jewel. He was pronounced dead later that Monday afternoon. With his transition, he currently leaves behind two young daughters.
With the tragic death of PnB Rock, his former label, Atlantic Records released the following statement. “PnB Rock was more than an artist,” the statement starts. “To many, Rakim Allen was a great friend. He was also a wonderful father to two beautiful little girls. This news is heavy on our hearts and we are all hurting over this senseless loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.”
Few weeks ago, PnB Rock announced that his first release of being independent since 2015 with the single “Luv Me Again”. PnB Rock’s ability to connect with fans will be valued forever and his discography will keep his legacy alive. Lastly, if you’re able to stream his music, just know that all the profits will go directly to his family.
Rest In Peace PnB Rock