Rapper PnB Rock dies at 30 after being fatally shot inside Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles

The rapper was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after
PnB Rock
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By , KNX News 97.1 FM

INGLEWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KNX) – Rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot inside Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in Inglewood, CA on Monday according to multiple reports.

TMZ cited law enforcement sources who said they responded to the restaurant just after 1:20 p.m. The Los Angeles Police Department told the Los Angeles Times that the rapper - whose real is Rakim Allen - was shot and robbed of his jewelry.

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Allen was inside the restaurant with his girlfriend, who shared a photo of her food at Roscoe's. The photo has been taken down since. Footage from an Instagram story that posted on TMZ shows someone in a security vest kneeling near a body lying down on the ground.

The rapper was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

Details about the suspect have not yet been released at this time.

A former XXL Freshman Class member, PnB Rock was born in Philadelphia, and lived there before relocating to Los Angeles after finding success. Rock broke through with his viral hit "Fleek," and had further success with his hit "Selfish," going on to collaborate with artists like Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Ed Sheeran, Chance The Rapper, Kodak Black and many more.

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