PnB Rock is one of the trending conversations on popular microblogging platform, Twitter as the American rapper died at the age of 30 after being shot in Lon Angeles yesterday, September 12th, 2022.
According to reports, rapper PnB rock born, Rakim Hasheem was killed in Los Angeles restaurant after his girlfriend shared their location on Instagram.
PnB rock, a Philadelphia rap-crooner passed away after succumbing to gunshot wounds he suffered during a reported attempted robbery at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles, according to theLos Angeles Times this afternoon.
Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Kelly Muniz did not initially identify PnB Rock as the victim. Based on the Times‘ report, the shooting transpired at 1 p.m. at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ’N Waffles located on Main Street and Manchester Avenue in Inglewood. The victim, now identified as PnB Rock by police sources per the Times, was transported to a hospital and was pronounced dead at 1:59 p.m.
Muniz stated that the suspect, who doesn’t appear to be in custody as yet, brandished a weapon inside the restaurant and demanded items from the rapper. TMZ reported that PnB was targeted for his jewelry and that the robber removed the jewelry from the rapper before fleeing the scene.
“He shot the victim and ran out the side door to a getaway car and then fled the parking lot,” Muniz said.
Reacting to Pnb Rock’s death, Nicki Minaj via her verified Twitter handle tweeted; “After Pop Smoke there’s no way we as rappers or our loved ones are still posting locations to our whereabouts. To show waffles & some fried chicken????! He was such a pleasure to work with. Condolences to his mom & family. This makes me feel so sick. Jesus. #SIP #PnbRock>”
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PnB Rock officially breaks into the rap game with his debut mixtape Real N*gga Bangaz in 2014, and stood out due his brand of trap R&B. A year later, he secured a deal with Atlantic Records following his breakout moment with the 2015 track “Fleek.” His 2016 song, “Selfish,” peaked at No. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2017, he was part of that year’s XXL Freshman Class and put out the mixtape GTTM: Goin Thru the Motions and debut album, Catch These Vibes, which was followed by the 2019 LP, Trapstar Turnt Popstar.
Recently, he’d been bouncing back after going through some serious legal issues in 2019. Last December, he released the EP 2 Get You Thru the Rain. He put out his most recent single “Luv Me Again” earlier this month as an independent artist no longer signed to Atlantic.