PnB Rock

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PnB Rock
PnB Rock performing in 2016
PnB Rock performing in 2016
Background information
Birth nameRakim Hasheem Allen[1]
Born(1991-12-09)December 9, 1991
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedSeptember 12, 2022(2022-09-12) (aged 30)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2014–2022
Labels
Children2
Websitepnbrockofficial.com

Rakim Hasheem Allen (December 9, 1991 – September 12, 2022), better known by his stage name PnB Rock, was an American rapper and singer.[3] He was best known for his single "Selfish" (2016). He also worked on XXXTentacion's hit single "Changes". He released two studio albums: Catch These Vibes (2017) and TrapStar Turnt PopStar (2019). Allen also released five mixtapes.

Early life and personal life[change | change source]

Allen was born on December 9, 1991, in Philadelphia. His stage name, PnB Rock, comes from an acronym for streets Pastorius and Baynton in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Germantown. He was mainly raised by his mother because his father was murdered. As a teenager, Allen got legal issues.

Allen had two children.

Death[change | change source]

Killing of PnB Rock
DateSeptember 12, 2022; 2 months ago (2022-09-12)
1:59 p.m. (PST)
Attack type
Shooting and robbery
VictimRakim Hasheem Allen (aged 30)
MotiveUnder investigation
Accused3 people

Allen died after he being shot at Roscoe's Chicken 'N Waffles, a fast food restaurant, during a robbery in Los Angeles on September 12, 2022 at the age of 30.[4]

Three people were arrested.[5]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

List of studio albums, with selected details and chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[6]
US R&B/
HH

[7]
US
Rap

[8]
CAN
[9]
NLD
[10]
Catch These Vibes 17 7 6 66
TrapStar Turnt PopStar
  • Released: May 3, 2019
  • Labels: Atlantic
  • Formats: Digital download
4 2 1 14 73
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Mixtapes[change | change source]

List of mixtapes, with selected details and chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[6]
US R&B/
HH

[7]
US
Rap

[8]
Real N*gga Bangaz
RnB 2
  • Released: February 10, 2015[13]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: Digital download
RnB 3
  • Released: October 30, 2015[14]
  • Label: Atlantic, Empire
  • Formats: Digital download
Money, Hoes & Flows
(with Fetty Wap)
  • Released: July 12, 2016[15]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: Digital download
GTTM: Goin Thru the Motions
  • Released: January 13, 2017[16]
  • Labels: Atlantic, Empire
  • Formats: CD, digital download
28 10 7
SoundCloud Daze
  • Released: January 28, 2022[18]
  • Labels: Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

EPs[change | change source]

List of EPs, with selected details
Title Album details
2 Get You Thru the Rain
  • Released: December 10, 2021[19]
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming

References[change | change source]

  1. "Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock arrested on drug and gun charges at Bucks County development". The Philadelphia Tribune. Archived from the original on June 20, 2020. Retrieved June 19, 2020.
  2. "PnB Rock and His Lonely Hearts Club Bangers". Noisey.vice.com. Archived from the original on February 26, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  3. "Kelsie Smith". SXSW 2020 Schedule. Archived from the original on August 14, 2020. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  4. "Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot during robbery at Roscoe's Chicken & Waffles". Los Angeles Times. September 12, 2022. Archived from the original on September 12, 2022. Retrieved September 13, 2022.
  5. "Minor among 2 arrested in slaying of rapper PnB Rock; 3rd suspect sought".
  6. 6.0 6.1 "PNB Rock". Billboard.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "PNB Rock". Billboard.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "PNB Rock". Billboard.
  9. "PNB Rock". Billboard.
  10. "Discografie PnB Rock". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved May 10, 2019.
  11. "Catch These Vibes by PnB Rock". Apple est Music. Retrieved October 27, 2017.
  12. "PnB Rock - Real Ngga Bangaz - Mixtape". DatPiff. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  13. "PnB Rock - RnB 2 - Mixtape". DatPiff. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  14. "RnB 3 by PnB Rock on Apple Music". iTunes. 30 October 2015. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  15. "PnB Rock & Fetty Wap - Money, Hoes, and Flows [New Mixtape]". HotNewHipHop. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  16. "GTTM: Goin Thru the Motions by PnB Rock on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  17. "American certifications – PnB Rock". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved March 16, 2021.
  18. "PnB Rock - SoundCloud Daze". Apple Music. Retrieved September 13, 2022.
  19. "PnB Rock - 2 Get You Thru The Night - EP". Retrieved December 10, 2021 – via Apple Music.