Celebrities, musicians and members of the hip-hop community gathered on social media to share memories Startone-third of the influential rap group Migos that died Tuesday in a shootout in Houston. He was 28 years old.
Teyana Taylor posted a photograph Startborn Kirsnik Khari Ball, wearing a T-shirt promoting her album “KTSE” from 2018 with emotional signature calling him his “little brother” and begging that this sad news was a “bad dream”.
“I don’t need to consider it,” she wrote.
Drake shared a photograph where he and Takeoff perform on stage. “I even have one of the best memories of how all of us saw the world together and brought light to each city we touch,” wrote the rapper on Instagram.
“I’ll deal with that for now. Take it easy, cosmonaut. Take it.
Takeoff died Tuesday Tuesday after being shot dead after a personal party, Troy Finner, chief of police for the Houston Police Department, said during a day press conference. Police said several people on the incident – which took place at a bowling alley – fled the scene, and police are in search of additional information regarding the shooting.
No arrests have been announced.
Actors, musicians and members of the hip-hop community mourn the death of Takeoff, who was fatally shot in Houston on Tuesday.
Outkast, Gucci Mane, more rappers pay tribute to Takeoff
Outkast, made up of Atlanta rappers André 3000 and Big Boi, sent his “deepest condolences and prayers to (Takeoff’s) family, friends and community touched by his craft ”on Twitter.
Gucci Mane Takeoff posted a photograph saying the message “broke my heart”.
Hip-hop producer Metro Boomin remembered Takeoff as “a selfless and truly honest human being. Someone I could call my brother with the best confidence. Its light was so brilliant that you would really feel God shining through it. “
Metro Boomin continued, “I am unable to even put into words how brilliant and warm the actual soul was. Music brought us together 10 years ago, but has played a minor role in our friendship and brotherhood. ”
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The producer then invoked the culture of sharing pictorial photos and videos of individuals’s deaths, ignoring those “who now should cope with the trauma of those realities for the remainder of their lives.”
“It’s sick, how barbaric, desensitized and insensitive we’ve turn out to be … I pray for the family, but I also pray for society and this insensitive world as an entire,” concluded Metro Boomin.
Kelly’s machine gun reflecting the “honor” of appearing on Migos’s first mixtape from 2009, adding that it’s “crazy what they’ve done since then.”
“I’m glad he was in a position to experience SOME of his flowers while he was here,” concluded the rapper.
Rapper and podcast host of “Drink Champs” NORE said on Twitter that “it’s a tragic day for all of us.”
He also shared a video clip of a recent appearance Start with a podcast saying “It is time to provide me flowers.”
NORE continued: “#TakeOff was a real student of #HipHop & Gone too soon I’m glad we gave you your flowers King, you deserved every part! #LongLiveTakeOff prayers and condolences to his family and friends! “
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Brooklyn-based rapper JPEGMafia shared that although he didn’t know Takeoff personally, “(hates) seeing black men die, and their deaths immediately turn into content or some tactic promoting something.”
“That is the one group of folks that happens consistently,” summed up the rapper.
“Takeoff is an incredible man and a gorgeous person throughout,” he wrote two photos of himself with Migos together with his family and within the studio. “(Takeoff’s) energy has at all times been beautiful, crammed with a lot love and a lot energy … we love you brother!”
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Travis Scott shared a photograph of each on his Instagram story and wrote: “Endlessly an area cadet.
Game He also called on people on social media to stop sharing videos Takeoff after he was shot on Tuesday.
Rapper “Plugwalk” Wealthy The Kid called Takeoff his “brother” his “twin” and “best friend”n emotional post on Instagram, sharing photos of those two through the years.
“The humblest person I do know,” wrote Wealthy the Kid. “We shared shoes and garments before we did it and not using a problem. I miss you, you do not deserve it anymore! I can’t stop crying”.
SZA, Ari Lennox, other musicians express their condolences
SZA said that He “wept” over the news of Takeoff’s death.
“God bless this man’s spirit, his family and friends,” she wrote. “SO TALENTED SOUL.”
Ari Lennox shared on Twitter “She prayed for everybody who knew and loved him.”
“Rest in peace, take off,” she wrote.
Steve Aoki wrote that he couldn’t “consider the message”, and shared various photos with Takeoff and the remainder of the Migos trio.
Keke Palmer They took it to Instagram, calling Takeoff’s death “terrible” and the footage circulated on the Web “tragic.”
“It’s all just tragic and I’m so sorry for his whole family and every part he touched. Really awful, ”she wrote.
Electronic music producer and DJ Marshmello said he was “Honored to work with (Takeoff).”
“I am unable to consider it,” he added.
“my heart is broken,” Chloe Bailey wrote on Twitter.
James Corden recalls “unforgettable moments” with Takeoff
Takeoff has appeared again and again through the years on “The Late Late Show With James Corden” with other rappers at Migos – his cousin Offset and Uncle Quavo. Rap trio 2018 “Carpool Karaoke” segment went viral and continues to flow into after Takeoff’s death.
On Tuesday, James Corden made available on “The Late Late Show” which he’s “completely crushed” by the loss. “My best feeling after I was around (Takeoff) was how much he loved music. He lived for her. And it was this love of music that essentially got Migos into existence, ”Corden said.
“Before they parted ways (Migos) became one of the crucial influential rap groups of his generation,” he continued. “Takeoff helped define trap music and put it on the national scene.”
Corden remembered among the “unforgettable moments” he had with Takeoff, calling the late rapper “amazing guy, warm and generous”.
“Each time I saw him, he at all times called me” Big Drip “and he knew how much I loved it. And I loved being around him and each Migos member, he added. “Our thoughts are together with his family and all his friends. We lost someone incredibly special today. “
Marlon Wayans, Bernice King Condemn Gun Violence: “No Glory”
Actor and comedian Marlon Wayans posted a photograph of a rapper from Atlanta and shared an announcement of gun violence.
“There is no such thing as a glory in taking one other man’s life. There is no such thing as a jewelry, money, quarrels or disputes value living “ Wayans wrote. “My heart is broken for this reason man’s family, his friends, fans and everybody who knew him. And my heart aches for black individuals who have lost one other young king to violence. “
“I feel sorry that such frivolous violence ended your life” Bernice King he tweeted on Tuesday. “My heart goes out to Takeoff’s family and to all who’re devastated by his death. We’ve quite a lot of work to do to remodel the culture of violence right into a culture of community awareness and concern. “
Bella Hadid shared his tribute to Takeoff on Instagram, writing: “Much too soon. God is taking the angels he needs back to heaven … Takeoff was such a sweet and type soul … A tragedy that did not should occur.
Stacey Abrams candidate for governor of Georgia tweeted that Takeoff’s death it’s a “tragic loss” to her condition.
“Kirshnik Khari Ball has influenced Hip Hop and our culture beyond measure. I extend my condolences to Takeoff’s family, friends and all those inspired by his talent, ”wrote Abrams.
Police reacted shortly after 2:30 am to reports of a shooting at 810 Billiards & Bowling, where dozens of individuals had gathered on a balcony outside the third-floor bowling alley, police said. Once they arrived, officers discovered one dead man.
(LR) Quavo, Takeoff and Offset of Migos perform on stage on the BET Awards 2021 at Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 in Los Angeles.
Takeoff was the youngest member of Migos, a rap trio within the Atlanta suburb that also featured his uncle Quavo and cousin Offset. They broke through for the primary time with the large hit “Versace” in 2013. The song was remixed by Drake, increasing its popularity.
Contribution: Associated Press
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