Rapper PnB Rock was shot during a robbery at a restaurant in Los Angeles, USA. He was taken to the hospital where he is presumed dead, according to LA time. The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Allen, was at Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles with his girlfriend, who posted a location-tagged photo on a now-deleted Instagram post, store added. It quoted police as saying Mr Rock had been targeted for his jewelry.
Los Angeles Police Captain Kelly Muniz said a shooting happened at 1:15 a.m. (local time). She added that the assailant had requested the items from Mr Rock by swinging a gun.
The police captain added that the victim was shot after exchanging words during the robbery. “He shot the victim and ran out the back door into a car and then ran out of the parking lot,” she said.
Dedications began pouring in as soon as news of the incident spread.
“Wow.. this crazy PNB Rock situation.. i just did an interview with him a week ago where he detailed how someone tried to rob him in LA recently when he He went out with his girlfriend and daughter.. Now.. this.. smh. Pray for PNB Rock,” DJ Akademiks tweeted.
Wow.. this PNB Rock situation is crazy.. i just did an interview with him a week ago where he detailed how someone tried to rob him in LA recently while he goes out with his girlfriend and daughter. Now.. this one.. smh. Pray for PNB Rock.
– DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) September 12, 2022
“RIP PNB ROCK this damn mane is so sad,” Juicy J said.
Based on CNNPnB Rock rose to fame in 2010. Between 2017 and 2019, he released two albums – “Catch These Vibes” and “TrapStar Turnt PopStar” – which were both well received.
Between 2016 and 2019, PnB Rock had eight songs on the Billboard Hot 100, four of which were in 2019, said CNN.