According to reports, rapper PNB Rock was shot and is now in a critical condition.

PNB Rock was shot while dining with his girlfriend at a Los Angeles Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles restaurant, according to TMZ this afternoon.

According to TMZ, the eatery was located in Inglewood when it came under attack by a robber who also happened to shoot Rock. It is presently unknown what his current situation is.

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Who is PNB Rock?

PNB Rock is an American rapper and singer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born Rakim Hasheem Allen on born December 9, 1991.

His two singles from 2015 and 2016 that peaked at number 51 on the US Billboard Hot 100 are Fleek from 2015 and Selfish from 2016. Catch These Vibes (2017) and TrapStar Turnt PopStar are his two studio albums (2019). He was selected to be a member of the XXL Freshman Class in 2017.

He was born in Philadelphia’s Germantown district, Pennsylvania. Allen was raised by his mother after his father was killed when he was 3 years old. He resided in Northeast Philadelphia when he was a teenager. He was raised on the music of the rapper 2Pac and the R&B group Jodeci.

Allen was incarcerated at the age of 13 after engaging in robberies and physical altercations at school. He was given a 33-month prison term for drug use and other offences when he was 19 years old. After being freed from prison, Allen was briefly homeless. He dropped out of high school and never graduated.

Allen later chose the stage moniker PNB Rock, which honours Pastorius and Baynton, a street intersection close to his childhood home in the Germantown neighbourhood of Philadelphia.

PnB Rock has two children, the second of which was born to Stephanie Sibounheuang in 2020.