Cardi B and Offset Pay Subtle Tributes to Takeoff on Social Media

The music world is mourning the demise of Takeoff, who died at age 28 within the early hours of Nov. 1. The rapper, born Kirshnik Khari Ball, was one-third of the rap group Migos, alongside his relations Quavo and Offset. After information of Takoeff’s demise broke, his associates and colleagues shared loving remembrances and tributes to him.

In an announcement to POPSUGAR, Takeoff’s file label, Quality Control, wrote, “It is with damaged hearts and deep unhappiness that we mourn the lack of our beloved brother Kirsnick Khari Ball, recognized to the world as Takeoff. Senseless violence and a stray bullet has taken one other life from this world and we’re devastated. Please respect his household and associates as all of us proceed to course of this monumental loss.”

Though Quavo (who was with Takeoff on the time of his homicide) and Offset have but to publicly converse on Takeoff’s demise, the latter made a refined tribute by altering profile footage on his Twitter and Instagram accounts to images of the late rapper. His spouse, Cardi B, additionally paid homage to Takeoff by retweeting a clip of an outdated interview with Migos and Complex’s Speedy Morman. She additionally has but to publicly touch upon Takeoff’s demise.

Migos, fashioned in 2008, first broke out with their 2013 tune “Versace.” The group’s first No. 1 single was 2016’s “Bad and Boujee,” which options Lil Uzi Vert. In complete, Migos launched 4 albums collectively, most lately 2021’s “Culture III,” with Takeoff releasing his solo album, “The Last Rocket,” in 2018. During his time, the Georgia native collaborated with artists like Travis Scott, Birdman, Gucci Mane, Pop Smoke, Roddy Ricch, DJ Khaled, Calvin Harris, John Legend, and Snoop Dogg. On Oct. 7, he and Quavo launched their collaborative album, “Only Built for Infinity Links,” because the duo Unc & Phew. Takeoff was largely celebrated by his friends, in addition to Quavo and Offset, for his distinctive rap abilities and stream.

Ahead, see the various celebrities paying homage to Takeoff’s life and legacy.

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