Takeoff rapper, youngest member of the famous Migos hip-hop group, was recently shot dead at the bowling centre party on the 1st of November 2022. Rapper Takeoff Migos group started their musical journey back in 2008. His cousin, Quavo, also a member of their group, was present at the event that got a Migos rapper killed. Takeoff’s group rose to stardom in 2016 with the hit project “Bad and Boujee”. Takeoff and Quavo worked together on ‘Unc & Phew’ which birthed their new song ‘Messy’ in October 2022. Here is all you need to know about rapper Takeoff biography, music career, cars and houses.
II. Who is Migos Takeoff?
Takeoff with the real name Kirshnik Khari Ball was born on the 18th of June 1994 in Lawrenceville, Georgia in the United States. He was part of the music trio Migos alongside Quavo (his uncle) and first cousin, rapper Offset. He was reportedly raised by his mother, alongside the other two members of the group.
III. Rapper Takeoff career highlights
While he was already making rhythms in the 7th grade, he journeyed fully into music at the age of 14. Takeoff started rapping with his relatives Offset and Quavo under the group named Polo Club. The name was later changed to Migos, to be followed up by ‘Juug Season’, their mixtape and full-length music project. Their breakthrough eventually came in 2013 with the smash hit ‘Versace’. The song which was remixed by Drake made it to the 99th spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and also taking the 31st spot on the Hot R&B/HipHop Songs chart. Migos first album ‘Yung Rich Nation’ came out in 2015, featuring the likes of Young Thug and Chris Brown. The debut album was a huge success, making it to 17th spot on the Billboard 200. Takeoff Migos’ 2016 single ‘Bad and Boujee’ got to the number spot on the Billboard 100.
The song was also certified platinum by RIAA four times. ‘Culture’, their second album, was released in 2017. The album peaked at number 1 on Billboard 200 with a platinum certification. ‘Culture II’ followed and also made its debut at number 1 on the US Billboard 200. Other notable projects include the likes of Culture III, Last Rocket (solo project) and Last Memory (Solo Album). Before Takeoff’s death, the Migos group was passing through some internal friction that almost tore them apart. Apparently, the friction was due to the report that Saweeti, Quavo’s ex-girlfriend, slept with Offset.
IV. Takeoff death
Who shot Take off rapper? He was shot at a Billiards and Bowling event in Houston. The unfortunate event happened after they ended the party around 1am on the 1st of November 2022 in Texas. Quavo, his uncle, was also present at the time of the shooting but escaped unscathed. It was confirmed that an argument that followed a dice game led to the shooting at 2.45am. Did Takeoff get killed? Eyewitnesses found Takeoff dead after the shooting while two people were rushed to the nearby hospital for medical treatment.
V. Takeoff net worth
Migos, of which Takeoff was a member, is one of the most popular hip-hop groups on the planet with over 4 billion streams on all platforms. Most of their earnings come from concerts, music sales, sponsorship deals and other social engagements. Takeoff net worth before his death was placed at $26 million.
VI. Takeoff cars and houses
In 2018, Takeoff received a brand-new Rolls-Royce Wraith as an early birthday gift from his record label Quality Control. The gift was a surprise the artist didn’t see coming. Migos are known to parade some expensive cars in their collection. Take off, who was the youngest member of the group, wasn’t going to be an exception to this luxury lifestyle. He is said to own many other high-end vehicles in his private garage. When it comes to where he stayed before his death, Takeoff was living with other members of the trio group in their mansion.
Takeoff shooting came as a shock to many and has thrown the industry into mourning following the death of the youngest Migos member. Takeoff was confirmed dead at age 28 after the shooting at a private party in Houston, Texas. His let off on the “Bad and Boujee” project did not deter his immense contribution to the success of the Migos. To his death, he was considered one of the most talented rappers on the planet.