PnB Rock is the alias of singer, rapper and artist Rakim Allen, who arrived at his stage name from the intersection of Pastorius and Baynton in Philadelphia, where he grew up.
A self-described “problem child,” he was kicked out of his mother’s house at 15 and turned to selling drugs and squatting in abandoned homes to get by. At 19, he was sent to prison for violating probation and there, discovered his musical talents. He honed his vocal sound while incarcerated, recording tracks like Fleek that would end up on his 2014 debut mixtape 'RNB'.
The buzz surrounding PnB Rock grew fast while he was released to a halfway house, increasing is popularity on social media his popularity, and earning a reputation for credibility with his real life experiences. Labels took notice. When Rock was released in August 2015, Atlantic Records immediately reached out, and he signed.
Following the breakout success of his platinum hit Selfish, the 26-year-old artist recently released his most creatively ambitious project, 'Catch These Vibes', which dropped in November 2017.
PnB Rock has now announced he'll head to the UK for tour dates in August. catch him live by checking out the tour dates and concert ticket information below on Stereoboard.