Migos: Takeoff’s last Instagram story before fatal shooting
Takeoff, a member of rap trio Migos, was shot dead in Houston, Texas on Tuesday (November 1).
The rapper – full name Kirshnik Khari Ball – was 28.
Officers were called around 2:34 a.m. local time (0734 GMT) to a shooting outside 810 Billiards and Bowling Alley in downtown Houston, where a private party of about 40 was taking place. people.
Takeoff and his Migos teammate Quavo were both present. Quavo – real name Quavious Keyate Marshall – was unhurt in the altercation. The third member of Migos, Offset, was not present.
An argument broke out, apparently after a game of dice, and shots were fired. Takeoff was pronounced dead at the scene.
His death was mourned by industry figures and fans, with tributes to the late rapper pouring in on social media.
Celebrities such as James Corden, Drake, SZA, Outkast and Khloé Kardashian shared messages remembering the rapper.
So far, no suspects have been arrested, with Houston Police Chief Troy Finner calling on witnesses to “step in” with information about the shooting.
Police, along with the rapper’s fans, have urged others to remove graphic videos of the incident that have been circulating online.
James Corden says he’s “completely devastated” by Takeoff’s death
James Corden says he shared “unforgettable moments” with Takeoff, and fondly remembers how the American rapper called him “Big Drip”.
The host of the American program The late show said the artist had “essentially wanted Migos to exist” and that they had become “one of the most influential rap groups of this generation”.
Peony HirwaniNovember 4, 2022 3:34 a.m.
Offset pays tribute to Migos teammate
Offset and Quavo have yet to release a full statement following Takeoff’s death.
However, Offset paid a subtle tribute to his late Migos bandmate by changing the profile photos on his social media profiles to images from Takeoff.
Tom MurrayNovember 4, 2022 2:07 a.m.
Artist’s tribute to Takeoff goes viral on TikTok
Artist Rob The Original has gone viral for his stunning portrayal of the late clothes-formed rapper.
A video of the creator finishing the portrait has nearly two million views on TikTok at the time of writing.
Tom MurrayNovember 4, 2022 12:54 a.m.
Autopsy reveals Takeoff was shot more than once
The takeoff was shot multiple times, the coroner’s report confirmed.
The Harris County Medical Examiner confirmed his cause of death was “penetrating gunshot wounds” and ruled his death a “homicide”.
Tom MurrayNovember 3, 2022 11:43 p.m.
Kanye West Pays Tribute to Takeoff in Twitter Tribute
Following the recent reinstatement of his Twitter account, Kanye West followed up his comeback by posting a photo in honor of Takeoff.
Alongside a photo of him and rap trio The Migos on the previous release of his Injury 2 album, West wrote, “Love forever,” followed by a later photo of Takeoff, Offset, and Quavo, with the caption, “Family.”
Inga ParkelNovember 3, 2022 8:55 p.m.
‘Now rest in perfect peace’: Nicki Minaj pays tribute to Takeoff
Nicki Minaj has become the latest rapper to pay tribute to Takeoff following his death.
The “Superbass” artist shared a photo of the Migos member to his Instagram Story on Thursday (November 3).
She wrote in a caption, “Now may you rest in perfect peace.”
Tom MurrayNovember 3, 2022 7:32 p.m.
Video shows man with gun at party where Takeoff was shot
A video obtained by TMZ appears to show a person of interest standing with a gun in his pocket moments before the takeoff was fatally shot.
The man is seen standing with a gun as Takeoff’s teammate Quavo argues with someone.
The same individual can then be seen with the gun drawn before gunshots are heard.
The police are aware of the images.
Person of interest filmed with gun moments before death of Migos member Takeoff
Video footage obtained by TMZ appears to show an unidentified man standing with a gun in his pocket moments before Takeoff was shot. The rapper, who was part of the Migos trio, was killed Tuesday in Houston, Texas, after attending a private party. A new video identifies a person of interest in the case, who can be seen standing with a gun as Quavo argues with someone. The same individual can then be seen with the gun drawn before gunshots are heard. The police are aware of the images. Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.
Tom MurrayNovember 3, 2022 6:13 p.m.
A new mural honoring Takeoff has been painted in Atlanta
An underpass in Atlanta, Georgia now houses a Takeoff mural.
Takeoff hailed from Lawrenceville, an Atlanta suburb, with fellow Migos star Offset.
The mural is located under the John Lewis Freedom Parkway Bridge near Fourth Ward Park.
Nicole VassellNovember 3, 2022 3:08 p.m.
Los Angeles Lakers basketball team honor Takeoff
The Los Angeles Lakers basketball team is among the latest to honor Takeoff.
Leading up to last night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, it was “all Migos music for the Lakers warming up tonight as a tribute to Takeoff,” tweeted Lakers reporter Mike Trudell.
The Lakers also teamed up with former basketball player Kobe Bryant, who tragically died in a helicopter crash in January 2020, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others.
Inga ParkelNovember 3, 2022 1:47 p.m.
Offset updates Twitter images in tribute to his cousin and bandmate Takeoff
Offset, one of three members of Migos, updated his Twitter header and profile picture to feature Takeoff.
Along with being bandmates, Takeoff was Offset’s first cousin once removed and Quavo’s nephew.
Nicole VassellNovember 3, 2022 12:06
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