Migos’ third member Takeoff, along with rappers Quavo and Offset, has died, TMZ reports. The 28-year-old rapper, real name Kirshnik Khari Ball, has been fatally shot at a bowling alley in Houston, where he and Quavo were playing dice at about 2.30; The takeoff has been declared dead at the scene. Two other people present on the premises were shot and taken to the hospital. Quavo was not harmed in any way.
Friends and fans on Twitter have paid tribute to the late rapper. Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. wrote, “I remember this takeoff very down to earth, cool dude.” “I absolutely can’t believe I have to say this again about another young black star being killed for no reason, something really has to change in the industry.”
Twitch streamer Adin Ross wrote, “Peace in takeoff, I just talked to him too.” “I’m in shock right now, I can’t believe it. I pray to god it’s fake. This shit is not okay bro wtf.”
Let us tell you that Takeoff was born in the year 1994 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He made his rap debut in 2008 under the collective name Polo Club with Quavo and Offset, his uncle and cousin respectively. In 2011, the trio released Juug Seasons, their first mixtape as Migos.
Migos is known for his 2016 Lil Uzi Vert collaboration with Bad and Boujee
“Growing up, I was trying to make it into music. I was also grinding, which I loved doing,” Takeoff told The Father in 2017. Just making something up and making it for me… I was getting my enjoyment out of it because that’s what I loved doing. I’ll wait for Quavo to come back from football practice and I’ll play my songs for him.”
In 2013, Migos released Versace, his first mainstream hit. The song was notable for making Triple Flow – Migos’s signature rapid-fire cadence – very popular within modern rap, and was eventually remixed by Toronto rapper Drake, Which will maintain a very long-lasting association with all the three members of the group.
Migos is also known for his 2016 Lil Uzi Vert collaboration Bad and Boujee, 1 in the US, along with Top 10 Hits Motorsport, with Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, and Walk It Talk It, with Drake. As a solo artist, Takeoff released an album – 2018’s The Last Rocket, which debuted at number 4 in the US – And a record as a pair, built last month only for Infinity Link with Quavo.