Popular American rapper, PnB Rock shot dead in Los Angeles

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American rapper, Rakim Hasheem Allen, better known as PnB Rock, has been shot down by armed robbers in Los Angeles.

According to American newspapers, the Philadelphia-born hip-pop star died from gunshot wounds he suffered during an attempted robbery at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles on Monday.

Times reported that the incident occurred at 1 p.m.

The victim, now identified as PnB Rock by police sources, was rushed to a hospital and was pronounced dead at 1:59 p.m.

PnB was targeted for his jewelry and that the robber removed the jewelry from the rapper before fleeing the scene, according to TMZ.

PnB Rock started his music career with his debut mixtape ‘Real N*gga Bangaz’ in 2014, and stood out due his brand of trap R&B. A year later, he secured a deal with Atlantic Records following his breakout moment with the 2015 track “Fleek.” His 2016 song, “Selfish,” peaked at No. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.