The music world is mourning the dying of Takeoff, who died at age 28 within the early hours of Nov. 1. The rapper, born Kirshnik Khari Ball, was one-third of the rap group Migos, alongside his relations Quavo and Offset. After information of Takoeff’s dying broke, his mates and colleagues shared loving remembrances and tributes to him.
In a press release to POPSUGAR, Takeoff’s document label, High quality Management, wrote, “It’s with damaged hearts and deep unhappiness that we mourn the lack of our beloved brother Kirsnick Khari Ball, recognized to the world as Takeoff. Mindless violence and a stray bullet has taken one other life from this world and we’re devastated. Please respect his household and mates as all of us proceed to course of this monumental loss.”
Although Quavo (who was with Takeoff on the time of his homicide) and Offset have but to publicly communicate on Takeoff’s dying, the latter made a delicate tribute by altering profile footage on his Twitter and Instagram accounts to images of the late rapper. His spouse, Cardi B, additionally paid homage to Takeoff by retweeting a clip of an outdated interview with Migos and Complicated’s Speedy Morman. She additionally has but to publicly touch upon Takeoff’s dying.
Migos, fashioned in 2008, first broke out with their 2013 music “Versace.” The group’s first No. 1 single was 2016’s “Dangerous and Boujee,” which options Lil Uzi Vert. In whole, Migos launched 4 albums collectively, most just lately 2021’s “Tradition III,” with Takeoff releasing his solo album, “The Final Rocket,” in 2018. Throughout his time, the Georgia native collaborated with artists like Travis Scott, Birdman, Gucci Mane, Pop Smoke, Roddy Ricch, DJ Khaled, Calvin Harris, John Legend, and Snoop Dogg. On Oct. 7, he and Quavo launched their collaborative album, “Solely Constructed for Infinity Hyperlinks,” because the duo Unc & Phew. Takeoff was largely celebrated by his friends, in addition to Quavo and Offset, for his distinctive rap abilities and movement.
Forward, see the various celebrities paying homage to Takeoff’s life and legacy.