Cardi B and Offset arrived to pay tribute to Takeoff on the State Farm Enviornment on Friday, November 11. The pair had been each in attendance to pay their respects to the late rapper, after he was killed at age 28 on November 1. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper and her husband, each 30, had been seen in first pictures on the occasion wanting extraordinarily somber. In a single picture posted to Twitter, which you’ll be able to SEE HERE, Cardi wore outsized sun shades as she sat subsequent to Offset, who additionally wore shades to the memorial. Each wore head to toe black. In one other picture posted to the platform, which you’ll be able to SEE HERE, Cardi was seen strolling within the enviornment with a bodyguard as she clutched a small purse. She wore her hair lengthy round her shoulders and completed the mournful look with a dramatic blue manicure and black stiletto heels.
Through the providers, Offset was visibly overcome as he took to the rostrum in a video clip. “[Takeoff] modified the tradition of music ceaselessly,” he mentioned, combating again tears. “Lord, give us some energy. Simply give us some energy… I don’t wish to query you, God, however I simply don’t get it. I don’t get you generally. And I consider in you, Father.”
After Takeoff’s loss of life, Offset paid tribute to the late rapper by altering his profile picture on Instagram to an image of him, however remained silent. Cardi additionally honored her husband’s former bandmate by retweeting a video from Advanced Music of Takeoff talking a few touching present that Offset and Quavo gave to him. “My dudes gave me this ring,” Takeoff mentioned within the video. “It’s all the time going to stick with me, too. I ain’t by no means going to take it off.”
Takeoff’s sudden and tragic loss of life got here after months of hypothesis that Migos had damaged up after Offset unfollowed each his fellow members of the group, who’re his cousins, on Instagram. Quavo and Takeoff launched a collaborative document with out the “Ric Aptitude Drip” star early in October known as Solely Constructed For Infinity Hyperlinks. Quavo had additionally hinted on the cut up in an October interview with the Large Info podcast. “This ain’t obtained nothing to do with no label, no paperwork, no [Quality Control Music], nothing. This obtained one thing to do with the three brothers. And s***, it’s what it’s. Proper now, we gon’ be the duo ’til time inform,” he mentioned.
After Takeoff’s passing, a variety of stars took to their social media to share tributes to him, together with the likes of Beyoncé and Drake. Drake, who toured with Migos in an intensive world tour, had shared that he wished to keep in mind the great occasions that he had with the late star. “I obtained one of the best reminiscences of all of us seeing the world collectively and bringing gentle to each metropolis we contact,” he wrote on Instagram. “That’s what I’ll concentrate on for now. Relaxation straightforward house man Take.”
Following the rapper’s loss of life, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner additionally promised to convey the one who shot him to justice. “I do wish to lengthen my condolences to the mother of Takeoff, to all of the members of the family of Takeoff, to the households and pals,” he mentioned in a press convention. “It doesn’t matter how well-known you’re. … Anyone who loses his or her life is a life misplaced and there are members of the family and pals who’re grieving consequently.” The Harris County Medical Examiner introduced that he died from “penetrating gunshot wounds of head and torso into arm,” and his loss of life was reported to be a murder.