Rap group Migos member Takeoff was shot and killed outside a private party in Houston, police said. CNN

CNN — Takeoff, a third of platinum-selling rap group Migos, was shot and killed in Houston, Texas, early Tuesday, sources close to the group confirmed to CNN. Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said at a press conference on Tuesday that police had received reports of the shooting being underway around 2:34 a.m. local time. Police arrived at 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston, where a private party was held, and found a man dead at the scene. Two other people (a 23-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman) were also injured in the shooting and taken to hospital, it is said that they are not life-threatening. Michael Arrington of the Police Department Murder Division. Staff told police that after the party, an argument broke out as a large group of people gathered at the front door outside the building and opened fire. Finner said at least 40 people were present at the time of the shooting. “A lot of people at the scene left the scene and didn’t stay around,” Arrington said. Finner confirmed that the man who died was Kirshnik Khari Ball, also known as Takeoff from rap group Migos. “I got a lot of calls from Houston and outside Houston and everyone was talking about what a great young man he was, how peaceful he was, what a great artist he was,” Pinner said. and non-violence. “I didn’t expect him to be involved,” Finner said. … “I have no reason to believe he was involved in the crime at the time,” he said. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said they met Takeoff’s mother. “It doesn’t matter how famous you are. You may not be famous at all,” Turner said. “Whoever loses his life is the one who lost his life, and he has family and friends who grieve over it.” The news of Takeoff’s death took a toll on the hip-hop community still recovering from the fatal shooting of rapper PnB Rock in September. Stars took to social media on Tuesday to pay tribute and pay tribute to Takeoff’s death. Recent Takeoff and ‘Us vs. They,” he posted on Instagram. “It is horrible. From the tragedy of death to the tragedy of having a video online.” Actress Keke Palmer shared on Instagram, referring to a video showing the rapper who died shortly after being shot. “Everything is tragic and I am truly sorry for his entire family and for everything he has touched. It’s terrible.” Rapper Ja Rule released his condolences over Takeoff’s violent death on Twitter, writing: “This sh*t must stop… Sending love to his friends and family.” The Atlanta Falcons also issued a statement on Twitter. “Takeoff’s legacy lives on in Atlanta and around the world,” Tim tweeted. Born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Takeoff began performing under the name Migos in 2008 with Offset along with his uncle and fellow rapper Quavo. The trio rose to fame with his 2013 single “Versace”. Their success only increased in 2016 with the release of the hit “Bad and Boujee” featuring fellow recording artist Lil Uzi Vert. The single quickly became a sensation on the internet, spawning numerous memes performing the lyrics “rain drop, drop top”. The song gained even more momentum after “Atlanta” creator and star Donald Glover named the single in an award speech at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. At the time, Glover said, “I’m really grateful to Migos for making ‘Bad and Boujee’ rather than being on the show. “As if it was the best song ever.” They released their debut album “Only Built for Infinity Links”. The music video for their song “Messy” was released on Monday. In a recent conversation about the podcast “Drink Champs” days before his death, Takeoff praised Takeoff for his outstanding performance on the new project. “It’s time to pop, you know what I mean? It’s time to give me my flowers. Do you know what I mean? Takeoff said. “I don’t want them later when I’m away.”

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