January 28, 2023

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Takeoff’s funeral will be held at Atanta’s State Farm Arena

Migos’ takeoff will be officially buried on Friday, November 11 with a funeral at the State Farm Arena in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

Takeoff’s funeral is set for 1 p.m. local time, although it’s unclear if the event will be open to the public. Local Channel 2 Action News reports that Pastor Jesse Curney III will deliver the eulogy.

Takeoff, 28, was shot and killed in the early hours of November 1 at 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, Texas. He and his uncle, Migos rapper Quavo, were playing dice when he was shot at after a fight broke out. Police do not believe Takeoff was involved in the fight. No arrests were made in connection with the shooting.

Born Kirshnik Khari Ball, Takeoff, Quavopis “Quavo” Marshall and cousin Kiari “Offset” Cephus grew up in the same household in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The trio first started rapping together in 2008 under the name Polo Club before changing their name to Migos. In 2013, they released their first proper single, “Versace,” and their debut album, Yung Rich Nation, followed in 2015, but it was 2017’s “Culture” — featuring the lead single “Bad and Boujee” — that catapulted the group to superstardom.

Takeoff released his debut solo album The Last Rocket in 2018, while Migos’ last LP was 2021’s Culture III. Last month, Takeoff and Quavo teamed up for a no-offset album titled Only Built for Infinity Links.