Celebrities including Gucci Mane and Yes rule is in mourning afterwards Migos rapper Take off was killed in a shooting in Houston, Texas on the morning of November 1st. The 28-year-old was reportedly shot and killed at 810 Billiards & Bowling, according to TMZwho reported that Takeoff was with fellow Migos member Quavo at the time of the incident. “Along with my firm, I am devastated by the tragic death of Kirshnik Ball, known to his fans as Takeoff,” attorney Drew Findling said in a statement to ABC News. “Takeoff was not only a brilliant musical artist with limitless talent, but also a uniquely kind and gentle soul. He will be greatly missed now and always.” Hollywood Life reached out to a representative for Takeoff.
In the wake of Takeoff’s death, so many fellow rappers and celebrities posted tributes on social media to honor the “Versace” singer. See their messages below.
Gucci Manewhat on Migos’ appearance Culture II album, posted a photo of Takeoff on Instagram as his tribute to the late rapper. He also wrote: “It broke my heart 💔 Rest in peace.”
Rapper Yes rule said on Twitter, “Rip Takeoff…this crap has to STOP…sending love to friends and family.”
Rip Takeoff… this crap has to STOP… sending love to friends and family 🕊🙏🏾
— Ja Rule (@jarule) November 1, 2022
Chloe Bailey shared her devastating reaction to Takeoff’s death on Twitter. “RIP Take off my heart is broken,” the singer wrote with three broken-heart emojis.
RIP Takeoff 💔💔💔
my heart is broken
— Chloe (@ChloeBailey) November 1, 2022
“It’s horrible,” Keke Palmer wrote on Instagram along with a photo of Takeoff. “From the tragedy of the death to the tragedy that there is a video of it online. It’s all just tragic and I’m so sorry for his whole family and everything he touched. Really terrible,” she added.
Kelly Rowland responded to Takeoff’s death on her Instagram story. “Keep his family in my prayers! There are no words…” she said.
YouTuber Jake Paul had an angry reaction to Takeoff’s death in a shooting. “Senseless killings must stop. Must unite. RIP TAKEOFF,” Jake wrote on Twitter.
Senseless killings must stop. Must unite. RIP TAKES OFF.
— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) November 1, 2022
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Real Housewives of Atlanta alum NeNe Lekke shared love to some of Takeoff’s loved ones on Instagram, while asking fans for their prayers. “Reet, Edna…I’m thinking of you during this painful, traumatizing time and here to support you in any way I can! NeNe wrote. “Please lift up these mothers, Takeoff and their entire family in prayer 🙏🏾my deepest condolences,” she added.
Teyana Taylor wrote on Instagram, “Please tell me it’s just a bad dream pleaseeeeeeeee I don’t want to believe it lil brother please 🥺😢.” She included a photo of Takeoff in the tribute.
Yung Miami shared her heartbreaking reaction to Takeoff’s passing on Twitter. “Damn take off 💔💔💔,” the City Girls rapper wrote.
Damn take off 💔💔💔
— Yung Miami (@YungMiami305) November 1, 2022
Democratic politician and Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams responded to Takeoff’s death on Twitter. Stacey called Takeoff’s passing “a tragic loss” to his home state of Georgia and the music industry.
This is heartbreaking news and a tragic loss for GA and the music industry. Born and raised in Gwinnett County, Kirshnik Khari Ball has tremendously influenced Hip Hop and our Culture.
My condolences go out to Takeoff’s family, friends and all who were inspired by his talent. https://t.co/5SI04LzTau
— Stacey Abrams (@staceyabrams) November 1, 2022
Professional wrestler Ric Flair posted an old photo of himself with all three members of Migos, including Takeoff, after the rapper died. “Rest in peace @1Young Takeoff!,” Ric wrote on Twitter, along with a praying hand emoji.
Rest in peace @1Young Takeoff! 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/aWL6jSks4w
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) November 1, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr.‘s daughter Bernice King shared a moving statement about Twitter after Takeoff’s death. “#Take off, I grieve that such frivolous violence ended your life. My heart goes out to Takeoff’s family and to all those devastated by his death. We have a lot of work to do to transform the culture of violence into a culture of community awareness and care,” said Bernice.