Quavo, 31, is mourning the demise of fellow Migos member Takeoff, who was shot and killed at a bowling alley in Houston on the morning of Nov. 1. Quavo, who was Takeoff’s uncle, remembered the man rapper in a heartbreaking tribute shared on Instagram. Quavo posted the tribute on Nov. 12, sooner or later after family and friends celebrated Takeoff’s life with a memorial service in Atlanta.
“It’s so arduous to inform you I’mma miss you since you’re at all times with me,” Quavo wrote. “And we did all the things collectively. Since we had been children you been by my aspect, lookin up at me, them eyes ready on me to make the subsequent transfer, then you definitely adopted up proper behind me. You at all times made positive I did it first so you are able to do it proper with me. You by no means competed with me, we had been at all times on the identical staff. You hated enjoying towards me.”
Quavo recalled Takeoff being the “most unbothered individual on the earth,” and mentioned he was somebody who by no means obtained mad or raised his voice. Nonetheless, he additionally identified that his nephew was at all times the “funniest” individual within the room, as effectively. He referred to as Takeoff his “angel” and mentioned he was “proud” to be his uncle. “You’ll proceed to ship your blessings down from heaven,” he wrote. “And I’ll proceed to maintain your title alive so long as I stay.”
Quavo and Takeoff fashioned Migos with Offset in 2008. They launched their debut single “Versace” in 2013, adopted by 4 studio albums and quite a few mixtapes. As a solo artist, Takeoff launched one studio album that got here out in 2018, plus 5 singles. Migos collaborated with different artists akin to Offset’s spouse Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Drake, and Travis Scott.
In October, Takeoff and Quavo launched an album with out Offset, amidst studies that the group had damaged up. Though they by no means confirmed an official breakup, Takeoff and Quavo hinted that that they had parted methods with Offset as a result of he wasn’t loyal. “I simply really feel like we wish to see our profession as a duo, what I’m saying?” Quavo advised Huge Details in October. “We simply got here from a loyal household. We’re supposed to stay collectively. Generally when s*** don’t work out, it’s not meant to be.” In the identical interview, Takeoff added, “We at all times household, [thought]. Ain’t nothing going to vary.”
Quavo and Takeoff had simply launched a music video on Oct. 31, hours earlier than Takeoff’s demise. The pair had been reportedly collectively at 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston the place Takeoff was shot and killed, per TMZ. Pictures and movies from the scene present a person, presumably Takeoff, on the bottom, being tended to by Quavo. Houston police confirmed that the capturing vitim was pronounced useless on the scene after being shot within the head or neck