Takeoff killed – latest: Kanye West pays tribute to rapper Migos after new video shows Houston party

Migos: Takeoff’s last Instagram story before fatal shooting

Takeoff, member of the rap trio migoswas shot 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 (7:34 a.m. 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 including 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.

The police, as well as the rapper’s fans, urged others to remove graphic videos of the incident that have been circulating online.


Migos – made up of Takeoff, Offset and Quavo – grew up together in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Migos was formed in 2008. The trio was originally called the Polo Club.

All three members are directly related and were raised together; Quavo was Takeoff’s uncle and Offset is Quavo’s cousin.

Peony HirwaniNovember 4, 2022 9:22 a.m.


Video shows man with gun at party where Takeoff was shot

ICYMI: 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.

Peony HirwaniNovember 4, 2022 8:30 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”.

Peony HirwaniNovember 4, 2022 7:48 a.m.


Offset changes Instagram profile picture to image of Takeoff after Migos teammate dies

ICYMI: Offset paid a subtle tribute to his late teammate Takeoff.

While Offset has yet to verbally comment on his friend’s passing, the rapper has changed his profile picture to instagram Wednesday (November 2) to one of Takeoff’s faces.

Peony HirwaniNovember 4, 2022 07:30


Metro Boomin pays tribute to Takeoff

Metro Boomin, who produced the Migos hit song “Bad and Boujee,” expressed his sadness over Takeoff’s death on Twitter.

“I can’t even quite say how bright and warm he was with a genuine soul,” reads part of his heartfelt tribute.

Peony HirwaniNovember 4, 2022 4:41 a.m.


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-trained 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 recovery 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.

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