Migos: Takeoff’s final Instagram story before the fatal shooting
Takeoff, Rap Trio member Migosshot in Houston, Texas on Tuesday (November 1).
The rapper – full name Kirshnik Khari Paul – was 28 years old.
Police officers were called at approximately 2.34 a.m. local time (7.34 a.m. GMT) about a shooting outside 810 billiards and machine bowling in downtown Houston, where a private party of about 40 people was taking place.
Both Takeoff and fellow band Migos Quavo were in attendance. Quavo – real name Quavious Keyate Marshall – was unhurt in the melee. Migos’ third member, Offset, was not present.
An argument arose, it was said after the dice game, and shots were fired. Takeoff was announced dead at the scene.
Industry figures and fans mourned his death, with tributes flowing to the late rapper on social media.
Celebrities including James Corden, Drake, SZA, Outkast and Khloé Kardashian shared posts remembering the rapper.
So far, no suspects have been arrested with Houston Police Chief Troy Wiener Witnesses called to “escalate” with information about the shooting.
Police and other rapper fans have urged the removal of videos of the incident that have been circulating online.
In a 2021 interview with NMEThe quitting was reflected in the death of Juice WRLD.
The rapper, who collaborated with Migos on their 2021 album third cultureHe passed away at the age of 21 in December 2019.
His contribution to the record was posthumous.
Speaking of his death, Tykov said: “I spoke to him on the phone. He is a good person.”
His bandmate continued, “He did some songs and he has the same passion as we do in music. He goes right there and doesn’t like playing in the studio. Far off the top as he is, he lets it come to him but he’s a great artist. His bro has been tough.”
Annabelle NugentNovember 2, 2022, 17:00
Everything Houston police said about the fatal accident
Houston police called a press conference on Tuesday (November 1) to report on the shooting that killed Tykov.
During the conference, Police Chief Troy Wiener revealed several key details about the tragic event.
Police officers said they were called at about 2.34 a.m. local time (07.34 GMT) about a shooting outside 810 billiards and automatic bowling in downtown Houston where a private party of about 40 people, including Takeoff and Quavo, was being held.
Police said a scuffle broke out and at least two gunshots were fired, causing many people to flee the scene.
Takeoff was announced dead at the scene. At the time, officials did not name the victim but identified him as a black man in his 20s. Tykov’s representatives were the first to confirm his death, and police confirmation followed soon after.
Two other people – a 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old female – were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Having said that, the police seem to confirm that Quavo was unharmed during the altercation as he is 31 years old.
Annabelle NugentNovember 2, 2022 17:15
Offset changes Instagram avatar to Takeoff photo
Offset made a subtle tribute to fellow late Migos on Instagram.
The rapper changed his profile picture on the social media platform to one by Takeoff on Wednesday (November 2).
Neither he nor Quavo, the third member of the Migos, has commented verbally on their friend’s death.
Tom MurrayNovember 2, 2022 18:23
James Corden Praises Takeoff During ‘The Late Late Show’
Late Show Host James Corden gave a special tribute to balance his show.
The rapper appeared with his fellow Migos in Corden’s very popular Carpool Karaoke clip in 2018.
“I’ve been fortunate enough to have had some memorable moments with Takeoff over the past few years,” Corden said.
“He was such a wonderful, warm and generous guy. Whenever I saw him he would always call me Big Drip and he knew how much I loved it.”
Tom MurrayNovember 2, 2022 19:26
New: Confirmation of the cause of death of the quit in the coroner’s report
Some media outlets obtained a copy of the autopsy report on Tykov, which confirms the cause of his death with “penetrating gunshot wounds.”
Analysis by the Harris County medical examiner reveals that the rapper has been shot multiple times.
Migos’ music quality control company previously reported that Takeoff was killed by a stray bullet.
Tom MurrayNovember 2, 2022 19:50
Roddy Rich dedicates a live performance to Takeoff
Rapper Rudy Rich dedicated a live performance of his song “Die Young” to Takeoff at a concert last night.
“The sad truth is that I had to sing this in honor of so much of the ***** that I knew,” Rich told the crowd.
Tom MurrayNovember 2, 2022 21:30
50 Cent says he praised Takeoff on show in Finland
50 Cent became the last rapper to pay tribute to Takeoff.
The “In Da Club” artist tweeted a photo from his concert in Finland on Wednesday.
The photo shows Takeoff’s face displayed on various screens around the stage.
“Praise be to Takeoff last night in Finland, it was lit,” 50 Cent wrote on Twitter. “GLG. GreenLightGang. [World] Let’s go get it! “
Tom MurrayNovember 2, 2022 22:54
Takeoff’s only solo studio album in four years was released today
Takeoff’s only studio album The last missile It was released today four years ago, as RapTV noted on Twitter.
The album release made Takeoff the second member of Migos to release a solo album, after Quavo Quavo Huncho, released a month ago.
The last missile It was met with widespread critical acclaim and debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 chart.
Tom MurrayNovember 2, 2022 23:33
Video from Quavo and Offset calling Takeoff the “best” of Migos
A 2018 interview with Migos for Beats Radio resurfaced in the wake of Takeoff’s death.
In it, Quavo and Offset agree that Takeoff is the “best” member of the rap trio and that he has the highest rating in their hometown of Atlanta.
Tom MurrayNovember 3, 2022 00:31
Desiigner had a very emotional reaction to Takeoff’s death
New York rapper Desiigner broke down in tears on Instagram Live after learning of Takeoff’s death.
The “Panda” artist has vowed to permanently quit rap because of the murder that happened at a private party in Houston, Texas.
“Why? Why are we doing this?” Desiigner shouted during the video.
Tom MurrayNovember 3, 2022 01:29
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