American rapper PnB Rock shot dead at a restaurant

PNB Rock was pronounced dead after a targetted robbery went wrong while he was dining with his girlfriend

He was shot dead while at a restaurant with his girlfriend
American rapper PnB Rock He was shot dead while at a restaurant with his girlfriend
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American fast-rising recording and performing artist Rakim Hasheem Allen popularly known by his stage name  PnB Rock has been pronounced dead after he was shot at while having dinner with his girlfriend at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles.

In what witnesses claim was a targetted attack, PnB Rock was the victim walked into the restaurant pulled off his firearm and pointed it at PnB while he was casually dining with his girlfriend Instagram model Steph Sibounheuang.

Apparently, the shooter appeared to have stalked PnB as his girlfriend had posted and then deleted a location-tagged photo of the couple’s meal on her Instagram Story.

In the robbery gone wrong its assumed that the robber clearly wanted the rappers jewellery as the 30-year old rapper had earlier on in the day posted a video of himself rocking some icy expensive jewellery.

The "Selfish" hit-maker was rushed to an hospital in Los Angeles on Monday evening just minutes after the shooting but sadly he did not make it.

Sadly the suspect is still on the loose.


But luckily the restaurant has cctv cameras and they are hopeful surveillance videos from the footage might help the police identify him.

Over the years, PnB Rock has collaborated with a bunch of high profile award winning artists ranging from Ed Sheeran, to Chance the Rapper, Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Kodak Black, Young Thug and A Boogie wit da Hoodie.

He'd moved to L.A. from Philadelphia after signing a record deal with Atlantic Records following his 2014 debut mixtape.

Best known for his hit single 'Fleek'  PnB coined his stage name from a street corner in the Philly neighbourhood where he grew up, Pastorius and Baynton.

He and his girlfriend Steph had two daughters, Milan and Xuri.

Fellow artists such as Offset, Russ and Nicki Minaj took to their socials to offer their condolences and condemn acts of gun violence.

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