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Migos rapper Takeoff was killed at 28 years old in an early morning dice game in Houston. Hip-hop reacts to the news.

Atlanta rapper, Takeoff, born Kirshnik Khari Ball, was killed during a dice game in Houston in a shooting early Tuesday morning. According to TMZ, the incident took place after 2:30am at 810 Billiards & Bowling Houston. They were in town celebrating Jas Prince’s birthday.

In a disturbing video, Quavo can be seen beside Takeoff’s lifeless body before yelling for help. A pool of blood is visible near his head. Two other men were also shot.

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The real life uncle and nephew duo recently came off the release of their album Only Built For Infinity Links featuring their hit single “Hotel Lobby” as a dispute with cousin and fellow group member, Offset.

The youngest of the group, Takeoff was often overlooked in the early days of Migos, later earning a reputation among some hip-hop circles as having the better flow and bars in the group. He was having a good year in 2022, featuring in Jim Jones track “We Set The Trends” and DJ Khaled’s “PARTY”. He released a solo project titled The Last Rocket in 2018, four years ago tomorrow.

Rappers and celebrities have begun taking to social media to share their reactions and condolences.

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