Desiigner is tough on the tragic death of Migos rapper Takeoff and says he’s done rapping.
On Friday morning (Nov. 1), Desiigner went on Instagram Live after learning that Takeoff had been shot hours earlier in Houston. In the clip, the Brooklyn, NY rapper is saddened by the news that his fellow rapper has passed away, prompting Desiigner to cry.
“What?” he called several times. “Why are we doing this?”
“I swear to God, this ain’t nothing, I’m done rapping,” he continued. “This version of me is done,” he said, pointing to his diamond logo for “Panda.”
“You took Takeoff, bro,” he added while crying. “It’s done. You all wanted it, it’s over. You killed Takeoff…I can’t call. [Quavo]. I can’t call Offset. I can’t call any of these niggas. yes, [DJ] Durel…”
“I’m done. I can’t live like this anymore,” he finished. “RIP [PnB] Rock. RIP Takeoff. RIP Nipsey [Hussle]. RIP Biggie. RIP all, bro.”
As previously reported, Migos member Takeoff was shot and killed in Texas at 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston early this morning. According to TMZ, Takeoff was shot at 2:30 a.m. after an argument during a dice game, which then opened fire, killing the Atlanta rapper. Two other people were hit during the shooting and taken to the hospital by emergency vehicles. The takeoff is said to have died on the spot.
Video is circulating after the shooting, showing Takeoff lying in a pool of blood as Quavo, who was present but unharmed during the shooting, tries to help him. each.
At press time, the Houston Police Department has not confirmed the identity of the shooting victim.
XXL has reached out to the Takeoff team and the Houston Police Department for comment.
Check out the video of Desiigner breaking down after learning about Takeoff’s death below
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