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Migos rapper Takeoff was shot and killed

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The 28-year-old American artist was killed in a shootout following a game of dice.

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Lhe young American rapper Takeoff, member of the Migos group, was shot and killed Tuesday morning in a bowling club in Houston, Texas, at the age of 28, reported the specialized media TMZ.

Real name Kirshnik Khari Ball, the entertainer was spending the evening with one of his band members around 2:30 a.m. when police were called to a shooting at a bowling club with a deceased person, according to TMZ. Two other people were injured and hospitalized.

The TMZ site even released screenshots of the crime scene where we can see a body lying on the tiled floor and several people at his bedside.

Born on June 18, 1994, Takeoff was known for being part of the rap group Migos with his uncle Quavo and his cousin Offset, now married to American rapper Cardi B. The group Migos, originally from Atlanta, made know in 2013 with his hit “Versace” that Canadian rapper Drake had remixed.

But it was 2016’s “Bad and Boujee” that propelled them to the top of the charts thanks to hip hop production company Coach K, which popularized rap from the southern United States.

Their albums “Yung Rich Nation” (2015) and “Culture II” (2017) from the Motown and Capitol Records labels were big hits, followed in 2021 by “Culture III” and their latest title “Messy”.