As music trade insiders and followers throughout the globe mourn rapper/singer PnB Rock, who was shot and killed on Monday (Sept. 12) at age 30, Billboard recollects the lasting impression that the multitalented performer left on a number of charts — together with a No. 1 mission on Top Rap Albums.
PnB Rock, born Rakim Allen, made his preliminary Billboard chart appearances in November 2016 with the breakthrough hit “Egocentric.” The monitor debuted on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart on Nov. 12, 2016, at No. 48 and climbed to its No. 21 finest by mid-January 2017. It additionally gave the then-rising expertise hit his first keep on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100, the place it began at No. 87 and reached a No. 51 peak.
Seven extra Scorching 100 hits adopted in his lifetime, spanning from 2017 to 2019. Right here is PnB Rock’s full Scorching 100 charting recap:
Title, Artist (if aside from PnB Rock), Peak Place, Peak Date
“Egocentric,” No. 51, Jan. 14, 2017
“On a regular basis We Lit,” YFN Lucci that includes PnB Rock, No. 33, Aug. 5, 2017
“Beast Mode,” A Boogie wit da Hoodie that includes PnB Rock & YoungBoy By no means Broke Once more, No. 86, Oct. 21, 2017
“Harmful,” Meek Mill that includes Jeremih & PnB Rock, No. 31, Dec. 15, 2018
“Center Baby,” with XXXTentacion, No. 91, Might 18, 2019
“Cross Me,” Ed Sheeran that includes Likelihood the Rapper & PnB Rock, No. 25, July 27, 2019
“Go away Em Alone,” with Layton Greene, Lil Child & Metropolis Ladies, No. 60, Nov. 23, 2019
“Unhealthy Vibes Without end,” XXXTentacion that includes PnB Rock & Trippie Redd, No. 85, Dec. 21, 2019
Along with these Scorching 100 hits, a number of of the songs turned main hits on varied radio codecs. “Go away Em Alone” topped the Rhythmic Airplay chart for 3 weeks, whereas “On a regular basis We Lit” reached No. 4. The identical pair additionally yielded high 10 outcomes on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay checklist, with “Alone” peaking at No. 3 and “On a regular basis” at No. 5, whereas “Harmful” additionally logged time within the tier and completed at No. 2.
On the Billboard 200, PnB Rock posted three albums on the chart throughout his lifetime: GTTM: Goin Through the Motions (No. 28 in 2017), Catch These Vibes (No. 17, 2017) and Trapstar Turnt Popstar (No. 4, 2019). The lattermost title additionally gave the artist his first No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
In complete, PnB Rock collected 2.5 million equal album items within the U.S. in his profession, in accordance with Luminate, whereas his tune catalog (of songs during which he was the lead artist) produced 3.5 billion on-demand official streams stateside.