|PnB Rock Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||December 9, 1991|
|Date of Death||September 12, 2022|
PnB Rock was an American rapper and singer whose discography consisted of albums, tracks, and, mixtapes like Catch These Vibes, TrapStar Turnt PopStar, Real N*gga Bangaz, GTTM: Goin Thru the Motions, RnB 2, RnB 3, Selfish, Playa No More (ft. A Boogie wit da Hoodie and Quavo), Fleek, Trust Issues (ft. Yakki Divioshi), New Day, Gang Up (with Young Thug, 2 Chainz, and Wiz Khalifa), Horses (with Kodak Black and A Boogie wit da Hoodie), Nowadays, Issues (ft. Russ), ABCD (Friend Zone), Fendi (ft. Nicki Minaj and Murda Beatz), I Like Girls (ft. Lil Skies), Forever Never (ft. Swae Lee and Pink Sweat$), Rose Gold (ft. King Von), and Ordinary (ft. Pop Smoke).
Rakim Hasheem Allen
PnB Rock was born on December 9, 1991.
PnB Rock died on September 12, 2022, at the age of 30 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. via homicide by shooting.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
He resided in Philadelphia but he often traveled to Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami.
He dropped out of high school at the age of 15 when the only father figure in his life, his uncle was murdered.
- Father – He was murdered when Rakim was 3 years old.
- Siblings – He has had 4 brothers. One of them was killed, one of them is autistic, and another one is a rapper who goes by the name PnB Meen.
He was managed by Monty Love, CEO of New Lane Entertainment, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Hip-Hop, R&B, Trap, Pop
- Atlantic Records
- Empire Distribution
- New Lane Entertainment
His net worth was $3 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
PnB Rock had dated –
- Rakim shared in an interview that he had only one true love in his life with whom he broke up in 2009.
- He became a father to a baby girl at the age of 21 and named his daughter Milan (b. October 2013). Although Rakim was deeply attached to his daughter, he separated from the mother of his child after her birth.
- Stephanie Sibounheuang (2018-2022) – In the year 2018, he started going out with model Stephanie Sibounheuang and they were blessed with their first child together in 2020. Their relationship ended in September 2022 as a result of PnB Rock’s untimely death. In October 2022, Stephanie revealed that she was with PnB Rock during the shooting at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles and also revealed that he saved her life by throwing her under a table.
Race / Ethnicity
He had African American ancestry.
- Frequently donned a prominent goatee with a light or no beard along with spectacles or sunglasses.
- Completely tattooed neck along with various other tattoos on hands and other parts of the body.
- Gaunt face and lanky build
Best Known For
- His breakout singles Fleek (2015) and Selfish (2016) which peaked at #51 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart
- Getting featured on XXL Annual Freshman List in 2017, a magazine that promotes and features underground rappers/artists on the rise
In November 2017, he released his first studio album via Atlantic Records titled Catch These Vibes. It consisted of songs like Face, Lovin’ (ft. A Boogie wit da Hoodie), Issues (ft. Russ), iRun (ft. Lil Yachty), TTM (ft. Wiz Khalifa and Nghtmre), London, Pressure, Confide (ft. Juicy J), Lowkey” (ft. Roy Woods and 24hrs), 3X (ft. Smokepurpp), 1Day (ft. Ugly God), and Rewind.
The album peaked at number #7 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #17 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
First TV Show
In 2017, he made his first television show appearance in a rap battle alongside comedian Pete Davidson opposite Nick Cannon on a TV show called Wild ‘N Out.
Rakim was extremely thin and possibly underweight for his height. He smoked a lot of weed as well. It appeared that the rapper did not follow any specific regime to address his fitness.
PnB Rock Facts
- He was named Rakim after the famous rapper of the same name born in 1968.
- Rakim started selling drugs on the streets at the age of 15, lived in shelters as he was homeless, and also committed a few robberies to survive.
- His stage name PnB is short for Pastorius and Baynton which is the name of the street corner near where Rakim primarily grew up in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood.
- His illegal ways of earning a living landed him a 33-month prison sentence when he was 19. After serving time for 2 years, Rakim was released to stay in a halfway house.
- While incarcerated, Rakim started writing songs based on the difficulties in his life. Before going to prison, he had absolutely no interest in the rap music industry.
- While still in school, Rakim stated that he was always very popular among the girls since he had a great sense of humor and was often referred to as the class clown.
- His popularity as an artist was initiated on Instagram in 2013–2014 when Rakim joined the viral trend of posting #TBH (to be honest) video posts where he sang a response to another person.
- In October 2016, Rolling Stone magazine named Rakim in their list of “10 New Artists You Need To Know”.
- On May 3, 2019, he released his 2nd studio album TrapStar Turnt PopStar and it featured guest appearances from artists like Lil Durk, Tee Grizzley, XXXTentacion, Quavo, Mally Mall, Diplo, Lil Skies, Tory Lanez, and A Boogie wit da Hoodie. The album peaked at number #2 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #4 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- The rapper rarely wrote his songs down on paper. He preferred to get into a state of mental flow to catch the ‘vibe’ of a place or song and recorded his response in the form of a song. If not in the studio, Rakim recorded his rap on his iPhone whenever he felt inspired.
- He released his mixtape SoundCloud Daze in February 2022.
- On September 12, 2022, PnB Rock was shot dead at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles in Los Angeles after being robbed. Later that month, it was revealed that a person named Freddie Trone and his 17-year-old son Shauntel Trone had been charged with his murder. It was also reported that Shauntel was the shooter and Freddie was the getaway driver.
Featured Image by PnB Rock / Instagram