PnB Rock was having a meal with his girlfriend, who reportedly tagged his location on Instagram. The newspaper reported that police are investigating whether public real-time disclosure of his whereabouts led to the deadly robbery.
The musician’s label Atlantic Records released a statement Tuesday calling him “more than an artist.”
“To many, Rakim Allen was a great friend. He was also a wonderful father to two beautiful little girls,” Atlantik said.
“This news is heavy on our hearts and we are all hurt by this senseless loss. Our condolences and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.”
PnB Rock At least the seventh notable rapper has been murdered in the US in the past year.