After the sudden announcement of Takeoff’s death, many people took to social media and left emotional messages on his page.
But her last Instagram post has left her fans heartbroken.
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Now, Takeoff is best known for being a member of the rapping trio, Migos.
Takeoff, his uncle, Quavious Keyate Marshall, whose full name is Offset, is Kiari Kendrell Cephus.
They started in 2008, originally called Polo Club, before changing their name.
Their first major hit was their 2013 single ‘Versace’, which caught the attention of Drake, who later mixed the song.
Takeoff is dedicated to Migos, and in 2015 he helped get their debut album out. Yung Rich Nation on the music scene…
Chris Brown and Young Thug.
This pushed the team to understand…
And soon other big names wanted to work with them.
In 2016 Migos reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 with the single ‘Bad and Boujee’…
The single won a nomination for Best Rap Performance at the Grammys.
Following their success, Drake collaborated with the group on their 2018 track ‘Walk It Talk It’, which was a hit.
And later Nicki Minaj and Cardi B performed their song ‘MotorSport’.
This meeting led to some comparisons…
Cardi B was going to marry Offset in 2017.
In 2017, the group released their second album titled Method…
It didn’t take long for this hit to reach number one on the charts and then to platinum status.
In 2018 they released it Method IIhit hard at the top of Bill 200…
And in 2021, they completed their book trilogy and Method III.
Unfortunately, Takeoff’s success was short-lived.
As the rapper passed away on November 1st at an event in Houston, Texas.
Now, as we know, Texas has weak gun laws.
Unfortunately, it is the citizens who suffer the most.
Shockingly, last year it became easier for government officials to own and buy guns.
Passing a bill to make it illegal for anyone to carry a firearm in public without a license to carry it.
Officials said last year that the law was necessary…
Because getting a license to carry is “a violation” of Texans’ Second Amendment rights.
Some law enforcement officials criticized the bill at the time…
The argument is that it makes police work worse.
Despite this, it continued forward.
And now, Takeoff has lost his life.
Understandably, fans were upset by the news…
And many have taken to social media to express their gratitude to the star.
Water Wayne wrote: “Takeoff, man… Offset has lost a brother he can’t fix. For nothing.
“His nephew Quavo is gone. For nothing. Rap missed something good. For nothing. All this blood. For nothing. It doesn’t make sense at all. Never again. Rest in peace. Prayers to the bereaved family.
Bernice King wrote: #Takeoff, I’m crying because your life of violence is over.
“My heart goes out to Takeoff’s family and to all who are grieving his death. We have a lot to do to change the culture of violence to a culture of understanding and social care.
Twitch streamer Adin too wrote: “Rest in Peace Takeoff I told him again…
“I’m in shock right now, I can’t believe it. I pray to god it’s fake. This story is not real, wtf.”
The shooting reportedly happened outside a bowling alley in Houston, according to the AP.
Police responded to a call reporting a shooting on November 1 around 2:30 a.m. at 810 Billiards & Bowling.
According to police, a dead body was found on the third floor balcony of the bowling alley when they arrived.
The body was later identified as Takeoff.
Before Takeoff’s death, a video of the shooting was released on social media.
It was here that fans began to think that the rapper had been shot.
Internet explorers picked up the photos that Takeoff posted that same night…
Her clothes were then matched to the body in the video.
His death was later confirmed by the singer’s spokesperson.
It was believed to be his lawyer Drew Findling.
“I am saddened by the tragic death of Kirshnik Ball, known to his fans as Takeoff,” he said.
“Takeoff was not only a great musician with endless talent but also a kind and gentle soul. He will be greatly missed now and always.
Since then, a video has been doing the rounds on social media.
It was revealed moments before the shooting, obtained by TMZ.
In the clip, a man believed to be Quavo can be heard arguing with a man in the crowd, calling it “nonsensical.”
He can also be heard saying “baseball” and “I’m not going down like that!”
Seconds later, the shooting starts before the video ends.
In a press conference held yesterday by the Houston Police, which was broadcast live on Twitter and Facebook, it was confirmed that the suspects in the shooting were with a private group and a member of Migos.
No information on the suspects has been released and no arrests have been made, making it unclear if Takeoff was the intended target.
Chief Troy Finner said investigators have no reason to believe Takeoff was involved in any foul play at the time.
“Even if we have a face, the best thing is if someone can stand up, because someone knows who they are, and I’m confident that someone will step up,” said Chief Finner.
According to UNILAD, about forty people witnessed the shooting.
And the other 2 who attended the shooting, a 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Chief Finner was also unable to confirm whether Takeoff had been hit in the shooting.
Since his tragic fall, Takeoff’s last post on Instagram has left his fans heartbroken.
Before his death, in the rounds to promote his new project, his last speech was more emotional than today.
As the Revolt TV host praised the 28-year-old rapper for his amazing artistry as a rapper…
In response, Takeoff said: “It’s time to give you my flowers, you know what I mean? I don’t want them after I’m not here.”
Takeoff’s 2 new Instagram posts are promotions for his new album, Built for endless connections.
Rest in peace, Takeoff.