Takeoff killed – latest: Kanye West pays tribute to Migos rapper after new video shows Houston party

Migos: Takeoff’s last Instagram story before being shot

Takeoff, a member of the rap trio Migos, was shot and killed in Houston, Texas on Tuesday (November 1).

The rapper – full name Kirshnik Khari Ball – was 28 years old.

Police officers were called at about 2.34am local time (7.34am GMT) to a shooting outside 810 Billiards and Bowling Alley in downtown Houston, where a private party of about 40 people was taking place.

Takeoff and his Migos band Quavo were both in attendance. Quavo – real name Quavious Keyate Marshall – was not injured in the altercation. The third member of Migos, Offset, was absent.

Controversy erupted after the dice game was shot. Jump was pronounced dead at the scene.

His death has been mourned by industry figures and fans alike, with tributes to the late rapper pouring in on social media.

Celebrities including James Corden, Drake, SZA, Outkast, and Khloé Kardashian have shared posts remembering the rapper.

So far, no suspects have been arrested as Houston police chief Troy Finner appealed for witnesses to “come forward” with information about the shooting.

The police and the rapper’s fans have asked other people to remove the violent videos of the incident that have been circulating on the internet.

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Rihanna’s fans were outraged by Depp’s participation in the Fenty show

Rihanna fans are outraged by Depp’s participation in the Fenty show.

“Rihanna is a billionaire, so that’s the first strike. One minute he’s not performing at the Super Bowl with Colin Kaepernick and the next minute he’s announcing that he is and for some reason invited Johnny Depp to be a part of his show. Where are the morals?” author Najma Sharif wrote on Twitter.

Another person added: “Rihanna inviting Johnny Depp to her show is so, so weird. There isn’t a single billionaire on the planet who has manners and she’s carrying on that trend sadly.”

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Offset changes Instagram profile picture to Takeoff after death of Migos bandmate

ICYMI: Offset has paid a small tribute to his late band Takeoff.

While Offset has yet to comment on his friend’s death, the rapper changed his Instagram profile picture on Wednesday (November 2) to one of Takeoff’s face.

Peony Hirwani4 November 2022 07:30

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Metro Boomin pays tribute to Takeoff

Metro Boomin, who produced Migos’ “Bad and Boujee”, expressed his sadness over Takeoff’s death on Twitter.

Peony Hirwani4 November 2022 04:41

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James Corden says he is ‘absolutely devastated’ by Takeoff’s death

James Corden says he shared “unforgettable moments” with Takeoff, and fondly recalled how the American rapper used to refer to him as “Big Drip”.

American program host The Late Show said the artist “wanted Migos to exist” and that they have become “one of the most influential rap groups of this generation”.

Peony Hirwani4 November 2022 03:34

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Offset pays tribute to his Migos bandmate

Offset and Quavo have yet to release a full statement following Takeoff’s death.

However, Offset has paid tribute to his late partner Migos by changing the profile pictures on his social media profiles to photos of Takeoff.

Tom Murray4 November 2022 02:07

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An artist’s tribute to Takeoff is going viral on TikTok

Artist Rob The Original has gone viral with his stunning clothing-based portrait of the late rapper.

The video of the producer finishing the photo has almost two million views on TikTok at the time of writing.

Tom Murray4 November 2022 00:54

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An autopsy shows Takeoff was shot more than once

Kupaa was shot multiple times, the coroner’s report confirmed.

Tom Murray3 November 2022 23:43

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Kanye West celebrated Takeoff in a Twitter event

Following the recent reinstatement of his Twitter account, Kanye West followed his return by posting a photo in honor of Takeoff.

Alongside a photo of him with The Migos rap trio during his early release Wound 2 Album, West wrote, “Love forever”, followed by the next photo of Takeoff, Offset and Quavo, with the caption: “Family.”

Inga Parkel3 November 2022 20:55

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‘Now rest in peace’: Nicki Minaj pays tribute to Takeoff

Nicki Minaj has become the latest rapper to pay tribute to Takeoff after his death.

The “Superbass” artist shared a photo of the Migos member on his Instagram Story on Thursday (November 3).

He wrote in the caption: “Now may you rest in perfect peace.”

Tom Murray3 November 2022 19:32

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The video shows a man with a gun at the party where Takeoff was shot

Video found by TMZ appears to show a person of interest standing with a gun in his pocket moments before Kuruka was fatally shot.

The man is seen standing with a gun while Quavo, a member of the band Takeoff, is arguing with someone.

The same person can be seen with a gun before the shots are heard.

The police are aware of the pictures.

A person of interest recorded a gun shortly before the death of a member of Migos Takeoff

Video footage obtained by TMZ appears to show an unidentified man standing with a gun in his pocket moments before Takeoff was fatally shot. The rapper, who was part of the trio Migos, was killed on Tuesday in Houston, Texas, after attending a private party. A new video introduces a person of interest in the case, who can be seen standing with a gun as Quavo fights with someone. The same person can be seen with a gun before the shots are heard. The police are aware of the pictures. Click here to subscribe to our newsletters.

Tom Murray3 November 2022 18:13

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