Migos rapper Takeoff shot and killed

Migos rapper Takeoff shot and killed

Migos fans are mourning the death of rapper Takeoff.

Takeoff/ Migos
Migos rapper Takeoff/ Instagram (@yrntakeoff

American rapper Takeoff has died at the age of 28. The rapper, whose real name is Kirshnik Khari Ball, was reportedly shot and killed at a bowling alley in Houston. 

Takeoff was a member of the popular group Migos. Offset, who is married to Cardi B, and Quavo complete the rap trio. They are all related. 

Shocking images and videos from the scene show the rapper lying dead on the floor in a pool of blood. His uncle, Quavo, can also be seen trying to assist him after the shooting.  

According to TMZ, an altercation broke out at the venue after a game of dice. Two other people are believed to have been wounded in the shooting. 

They were rushed to the hospital in private vehicles. Hours before the shooting, Takeoff shared a picture of himself standing outside the venue.

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Migos is known for hit songs such as 'Bad and Boujee', 'Versace', and 'Hannah Montana'. Takeoff was the youngest member of the group. 

Fans of the group took to social media to express shock over the shooting. 

"When I was a kid, Tupac and Biggie getting shot was a big deal. You didn’t see major stars like that getting shot and killed. Now it’s happening like every other month. I’ve never seen so many major artists get killed like this. And over a dice game?!? Senseless. RIP Takeoff," one Twitter user wrote. 

Another user added: "We really lost one of the best talents of this generation over a dice game.RIP Takeoff, you made your mark."


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