As fans continue to reel after the untimely death of Takeoff, names from throughout the music world have taken to social media to mourn the shocking loss. Takeoff and his uncle, fellow Migos member Quavo, were playing dice at a bowling alley in downtown Houston before a dispute erupted. Takeoff was shot and pronounced dead at the scene, two other people at the dice game were also shot and taken to the hospital, Quavo was unharmed.
Drake led the group of artists, executives, and more that shared their respects and reminisced memories of Takeoff, sharing a photo from their co-headlining Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour in 2018. Sharing a caption that read, Got the best memories of all of us seeing the world together and bringing light to every city we touch. That’s what I’ll focus on for now. rest easy space man.”
Other close collaborators and friends that flocked to share their condolences included Gucci Mane, Kid Cudi, Outkast, Ric Flair, and Mike Tyson. SZA, Machine Gun Kelly, and Ugly God were particularly devastated about Takeoff’s death highlighting the amazing talent that the music industry has lost.
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This Takeoff shit so weird .. I’m genuinely creeped out by the world . I cried . God bless that man’s spirit his family and friends . SUCH A TALENTED SOUL .. ion understand
— SZA (@sza) November 1, 2022
i had the honor of being on migos first mixtape back in like 09’…crazy what they’ve done since. i was so proud of that album cho and takeoff just dropped, the bars and production were so mean, i’m just glad he got to experience SOME of his flowers while he was here. RIP Take ?
— Mr. Pink (@machinegunkelly) November 1, 2022
do y’all not realize these niggas changed the whole cadence of rap when they came out? rip Takeoff. this man has been staying out the way, keeping it minimal, and minding his own buisiness since the beginning. If that’s not enough to be left alone, then idk.
— FEO (@UglyGod) November 1, 2022
R.I.P. @1YoungTakeoff ?
— Gucci Mane (@gucci1017) November 1, 2022
Rest in peace, Takeoff ?? Sending our deepest condolences and prayers to his family, friends and community of people touched by his craft ? pic.twitter.com/A1RkcrwyRZ
— Outkast (@Outkast) November 1, 2022
— The Chosen One (@KiDCuDi) November 1, 2022
Long live takeoff shit krazy out here
— WeGotLondonOnDaTrack (@LondonOnDaTrack) November 1, 2022
What the fuck??!!!!!
— Dr. Love (@questlove) November 1, 2022
RIP Takeoff ?
— Rae Sremmurd (@RaeSremmurd) November 1, 2022
i don’t know takeoff but i hate seeing black men die and their deaths immediately turn into content or some tactic to promote something. this is the only group of people this happens to consistently
— JPEGMAFIA (@jpegmafia) November 1, 2022
Rip Takeoff… this shit has to STOP… sending love to friends and family ???
— Ja Rule (@jarule) November 1, 2022
RIP Takeoff ??
— Khalid (@thegreatkhalid) November 1, 2022
RIP TAKE , DAMN LIL BRO ??????
— MADE-IT (@MikeWiLLMadeIt) November 1, 2022
RIP TAKEOFF ?⛓️??
— yg (@YG) November 1, 2022
RIP Takeoff ?? God Bless his family and give ‘em strength ??
— Cordae (@cordae) November 1, 2022
Oh man, heart weighed down, god help us https://t.co/lO6C8LZuYN
— Flea (@flea333) November 1, 2022
Rest In Peace Takeoff ?? my condolences ? to his family and close friends,very dope artist gone too soon. pic.twitter.com/lNqkkNzzAx
— Lloydbanks (@Lloydbanks) November 1, 2022
Sending our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Takeoff ??
— Def Jam Recordings (@defjam) November 1, 2022
Takeoff will never be forgotten. From the music he made with Migos to his own solo work, his legacy will continue for years to come. RIP. ?️ pic.twitter.com/wdW0AmZU1E
— TIDAL (@TIDAL) November 1, 2022
RIP to Atlanta’s own Takeoff. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/lrZq3oE4sf
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) November 1, 2022
Sick about @1YoungTakeoff . I met him a few times and was such a bright light. May he shine eternally now.
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) November 1, 2022
— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) November 1, 2022
In case you missed it, law enforcement has shared details regarding the shooting of Takeoff.