The Music World Reacts To Migos Member Takeoff’s Tragic Death At 28 Years Old

Early this morning (November 1), Migos member Takeoff died at 28 years old after being fatally shot. Reports indicate the incident took place outside of 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, during an altercation spawned from a game of dice. Takeoff was apparently hit in or near the head and was pronounced dead on the scene. Quavo was also present but was reportedly unharmed.

As the news has started to spread, figures from the music world and beyond have shared their thoughts about Takeoff’s passing.

Lloyd Banks tweeted, “Rest In Peace Takeoff my condolences to his family and close friends,very dope artist gone too soon.” Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. also wrote, “I remember @1YoungTakeoff being a very down to earth, cool dude. Cant believe I’m having to say this again about another young black star being killed for no reason, something really has to change in the industry, it’s sickening how easy & often people are dying. RIP Takeoff.”

Takeoff rose to prominence as a member of Migos, with Quavo and Offset. The trio is best known for its hit 2016 No. 1 single “Bad And Boujee” featuring Lil Uzi Vert. Takeoff and Quavo also just dropped a collaborative album, Only Built For Infinity Links, in October.

Check out some other reactions below.