Таkеоff waѕ an Аmеrісаn rарреr, ѕіngеr, and songwriter who was renowned for being a member of the hip hop and trap music trio “Migos” along with Quavo and Offset, who is his uncle and cousin of Takeoff.
The group has released albums, tracks, extended plays, and mixtapes such as Yung Rich Nation, Culture, Culture II, Culture III, 3 Way, No Label, No Label 2, Rich Nigga Timeline, Back to the Bando, Hannah Montana, Versace, Handsome and Wealthy, Fight Night, Look at My Dab, One Time, Bad and Boujee (ft. Lil Uzi Vert), Say Sum, Slippery (ft. Gucci Mane), MotorSport (with Nicki Minaj and Cardi B), Narcos, Walk It Talk It (featuring Drake), Stir Fry, Pure Water (with Mustard), Taco Tuesday, Straightenin, Give No Fxk (ft. Travis Scott and Young Thug), Need It (ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again), and Racks 2 Skinny. He also worked as a solo artist and released his debut studio album titled The Last Rocket on November 2, 2018.
In 2015, Takeoff appeared in the documentary Fresh Dressed which was his debut film. In 2016, he made his first TV show appearance as himself in the “Go for Broke” episode of the comedy-drama series, “Atlanta”. He also received two Grammy Award nominations during his career timeline.
Takeoff shot dead in Houston at 28
Takeoff was shot and killed on 1st November 2022 at 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, Texas, USA. He dies at 28.
Takeoff along with other 40 people was gathered outside the bowling alley after a private party ended there around 1:00 a.m. CST, as per the local Houston KHOU-11 TV breaking news. His uncle and fellow Migos member Quavo, who was present during the shooting but was not injured, had posted a video earlier in the night driving around Houston with James Prince, who was celebrating his birthday. It was reported that an argument broke out after a dice game that led to the fatal shooting.
The Houston Police Department reported that a fatal shooting took place at 2:40 a.m. CST and that the victim was found dead on arrival while two other victims were “taken in private vehicles to hospitals”. The department added “we are not releasing an identity of the deceased victim until his family is notified & ID verified by Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.” Houston police later confirmed that Takeoff had been killed in the shooting.
Celebrities including Dave, Chris Eubank Jr, Ric Flair, Snoop Dogg, Mike Tyson, Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd, Almighty Jay, Lil Pump, Gucci Mane, Wiz Khalifa, Kid Cudi, Ja Rule, Keri Hilson, The Game, Teyana Taylor, Rich the Kid, and Cole Bennett released statements of condolences on their social media accounts after the death of Takeoff was announced.
What was Takeoff Known For?
- Takeoff was a rapper from the USA.
- He was best known as a member of the hip hop trio Migos along with his uncle Quavo and first cousin once removed Offset.
What was Takeoff’s Real Name?
Takeoff was born on 18th June 1994 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA. His real name is Kirshnik Khari Ball. He held American nationality and his ethnicity was African-American. He followed the Christianity religion and his zodiac sign was Gemini as per his birthdate. He was raised by a single mother who is a hairdresser. For the last time, he celebrated his 28th birthday in 2022. Takeoff had not stated the details about his parents’ names to the media. Quavo is the uncle of Takeoff and Offset is the cousin of Quavo.
Takeoff attended Berkmar High School. He started making beats and developing rhythms in the seventh grade but did not start producing music professionally until 2011.
Takeoff Music Career
- Takeoff began rapping with his family members Quavo and Offset in 2008.
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- The group initially performed under the stage name “Polo Club”. Later, the name changed to “Migos”.
- The group released their first full-length project, a mixtape titled “Juug Season”, on August 25, 2011, which was followed by the mixtape “No Label” which was released on June 1, 2012.
- It was in 2013, he came to fame after the release of their single “Versace”.
- Their debut studio album, “Yung Rich Nation”, was released in July 2015.
- The group then achieved its first number-one single in 2016 with “Bad and Boujee”.
- On 27th January 2017, Migos’s second studio album, “Culture” was released.
- The group’s second album, “Culture II”, was released on January 26, 2018.
- The next album “The Last Rocket” was released on November 2, 2018.
- The fourth Migos album, Culture III, was released on June 11, 2021.
- Quavo and Takeoff released a collaborative album titled “Only Built for Infinity Links” on October 7, 2022.
Who was Takeoff’s Girlfriend?
Takeoff was an unmarried man but he had dated a number of celebrities during his lifetime. He was single at the time of his death. His sexual orientation is straight and he was not gay.
Firstly, he dated pop singer, Katy Perry in May 2017. Then, he had a fling with stripper London Dallaz in June 2017. Next, he was rumored to be dating DreamDoll, an American rapper and reality TV personality.
How much was Takeoff’s Net Worth?
Takeoff was a rapper who had released a number of albums with the group “Migos”. The net worth of Takeoff was estimated to have $26 Million at the time of his death. He was making a salary of around $200K prior to his demise.
The music group “Migos” has done endorsement work for Beats by Dre, Avianne Jewelers, Backwoods, Bedloo, and Champs Sports. From their YouTube channel Migos ATL, they earn the amount of $47K-$700K. He had lots of gold jewelry and luxurious cars that increase his net worth. He lived a luxurious lifestyle.
Takeoff Height and Weight
Takeoff was a handsome rapper with a height of 5 ft 9.5 in. His body type was slim. His body weight measured 76 Kg. His hair color was black and his eye color was dark brown. He had a dreadlock hairdo. He loved wearing gold jewelry.
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