PnB Rock, a Philadelphia rapper and singer was assassinated Monday afternoon in a robbery while dining with his girlfriend at the Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Waffles on 106 N. Manchester Avenue. The musician’s girlfriend posted a photo of her food at Roscoe’s and tagged the restaurant minutes before the attack, according to multiple reports.

In a video shared on social media, a witness claims the robbery was related to jewelry, a motive the Los Angeles Times also reported, as the unidentified shooter reportedly took all of the rapper’s jewelry before fleeing the scene.

Graphic video shared by TMZ showed PnB Rock (born  Rakim Hasheem Allen). lying in a pool of blood inside the restaurant. He was pronounced dead around 2 p.m.

PnB Rock was best known for having a melodic R&B style to his music. He was known for hits like “Selfish” and “MIDDLE CHILD” and had collaborations with XXXTENTACION, Smokepurrp, 03 Greedo, Juicy J, Chance the Rapper, Ed Sheeran, and Gucci Mane and more.

I had the pleasure of meeting PnB Rock at the BET Awards Radio Row in 2019.