Atlanta Falcons Pay Tribute To Migos Rapper Takeoff
Atlanta continued honoring the memory of hometown hip hop star Takeoff.
On Sunday (Nov. 6), the Atlanta Falcons paid tribute to the Migos rapper at Mercedes Benz Stadium before the team’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Totalprosports.com reports.
Takeoff, 28, Was Fatally Shot On Nov. 1 Outside A Houston Bowling Alley.
On Nov. 2, a mural of Takeoff, painted by local artist Armando Monoletti, went up. It features an image of the slain rapper smiling and was erected along the Atlanta BeltLine.
Takeoff, whose real name is Kirshnik Khari Ball, was dead at the scene after an argument led to gunfire from at least two weapons, the Houston Police Department said, according to The New York Times.
The shooting occurred while a group of about 40 people gathered near the front door of the bowling alley after a private party.
Death is never a situation that is simple to handle.
However, it goes without saying that grieving requires a lot of time and healing. People have honoured the rapper’s family and friends after his passing. The Atlanta Falcons also paid tribute to the late rapper from the group Migos.
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Additionally, the ceremony was held inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium immediately before the team’s contest with the Los Angeles Chargers got underway. Unquestionably, the “Bad and Boujee” star will be missed.
Particularly, fans have shown their affection for the deceased artist. One of Atlanta’s own local painters, Armando Monoletti, painted a mural of the artist just days before the Atlanta Falcons paid tribute to Takeoff.
In addition, the painting depicts the deceased rapper grinning with a tiny silver halo around his head. Along the Atlanta BeltLine is where you can find the mural. Additionally, the mural’s picture may be seen on Say Cheese’s Twitter page. Takeoff has unquestionably made his imprint on the world as a whole. Our heartfelt sympathies from Hypefresh.
According to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, Takeoff was most likely hit by a stray bullet and was not the intended target of the gunshot that claimed his life.
We have no reason to assume that he was involved in anything illegal at the time, just as people describe him as very calm, caring, and a terrific entertainer, Finner said during a news conference. However, I do want to wait on the inquiry.
Two More People Were Hurt In The Shooting. At The Moment, Quavo Was There But Escaped Unscathed.
Just 30 miles northeast of Atlanta, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Takeoff was born. In 2008, he joined forces with his cousin Offset and uncle Quavo to form the Migos. Before “Versace,” which was released in 2013, the trio released a number of singles and mixtapes in the early 2010s. Two years later, they collaborated with Quality Control to create their first studio album, Yung Rich Nation. For the aforementioned project, Culture, they were nominated for the Grammy for Best Rap Album.
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The mural reveals Takeoff smiling with a halo above his head with “R.I.P. Takeoff” written beside him.
Additionally, like former Migos rapper Offset, Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James also set his profile picture on Instagram to Takeoff.