PnB Rock

PnB Rock
Birth nameRakim Hasheem Allen[1]
Also known asPnB
Born (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 29)[2][3]
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • rapper
  • songwriter
  • actor
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2011–present
Labels
Associated acts
Children2
Websitepnbrockofficial.com

Rakim Hasheem Allen (born December 9, 1991), better known by his stage name PnB Rock, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and actor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania managed by SAL&CO.[5] He is best known for his 2015 single "Fleek" and 2016 single "Selfish", which peaked at number 51 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He has two studio albums; Catch These Vibes and Trapstar Turnt Popstar, which were released in 2017 and 2019, respectively. In 2017, Allen was chosen as part of the XXL Freshman Class.

His stage name, PnB Rock, is derived from an acronym for Pastorius and Baynton, a street corner near where he grew up in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood.

  1. ^ "Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock arrested on drug and gun charges at Bucks County development". The Philadelphia Tribune. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  2. ^ "PnB Rock – Profile". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved January 9, 2017.
  3. ^ PnB Rock, AllMusic
  4. ^ "PnB Rock and His Lonely Hearts Club Bangers". Noisey.vice.com.
  5. ^ "Kelsie Smith". SXSW 2020 Schedule. Retrieved 2020-08-05.

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