Rapper PnB Rock: How did he get killed? Rapper shot dead in a suspected robbery at LA Waffle House

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Rapper PnB Rock: How did he get killed? Rapper shot dead in a suspected robbery at LA Waffle HouseAmerican rapper PNB Rock has been suspiciously shot and killed in a robbery at a Los Angeles restaurant.

 

Rapper PnB Rock: How did he get killed? Rapper shot dead in a suspected robbery at LA Waffle House
PnB Rock was reportedly shot by a gunman demanding jewellery-Image credit-BBC

The 30-year-old musician was with his girlfriend at the time of the incident when a gunman broke into a waffle house in the south of the city and allegedly demanded jewelry from the people present before setting it on fire.



Police who arrived after the incident found PNB in ​​a wounded condition with multiple bullet wounds and declared brought dead at the hospital 45 minutes later.

No arrest has been confirmed so far in the shooting incident that took place on Monday.

Los Angeles Police Department Captain Kelly Muniz said a suspect broke into Rosco’s House of Chicken and Waffles and approached a couple and demanded that they hand over personal belongings.

She told reporters at the scene that there was “some sort of argument” in the incident before the victim was shot several times and fell to the floor.

, she said, the suspect “snatched belongings from the victim” before getting into a waiting getaway car and fleeing the scene.

US media have said that law enforcement sources have confirmed that the rapper was the target of the attack.

The incident has been followed by a flood of tributes for PnB Rock – the rapper’s real name is Rakim Hashim Allen – who rose to fame with the release of his 2016 hit Selfish and collaborated with artists including Ed Sheeran.

Superstar Drake expressed his reaction to the incident by posting a photo of the pair together on his Instagram Story, as did rapper Offset in a Twitter tribute urging his followers to pray for PnB’s two children.

Pray for pnb rock….the man got family and kids smh God be with the man‼️

— OFFSET (@OffsetYRN) September 13, 2022

Others reported that the shooting follows the death of fellow rapper Pop Smoke – who was killed in a Hollywood Hills burglary last February.

It has been suggested that his killers were able to trace his address after accidentally disclosing it in a social media post.

The latest shoot has sparked buzz about the rappers’ safety, it was suggested that an Instagram photo from PNB and its partner may have revealed the location of the pair.

DJ Academics, who runs a popular hip-hop YouTube channel, said he had interviewed the rapper about a previous attempt to rob him just a week ago.

Wow.. this PNB Rock situation crazy.. i just did a interview with him a week ago where he detailed how someone tried to rob him in LA recently while he was out with his girlfriend and daughter. Now.. this.. smh. Pray for PNB Rock.

— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) September 12, 2022

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Shocked by the incident, Nicki Minaj says Pop Smoke’s murder has alerted other rappers to be more vigilant about their whereabouts.

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 🕊

— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) September 13, 2022

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Meanwhile, Cardi B took a different approach, challenging those who blamed PnB Rock’s girlfriend Stephanie Sibounhuang for posting the photo.

She tweeted that it was “highly unlikely” that suspects had tracked her down online and that blaming Stephanie for “something very tragic” was “irresponsible and inconsistent”.

Let us tell you that PnB Rock was born in Philadelphia in 1991, and recorded the studio album, Catch This Vibe and Trapstar Turn Popstar Jose Fantastic Album.

He released his most recent song, Love Me Again, just two days before the shoot.

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