Friends, fans and family attended a memorial service for American rapper Takeoff on Friday at Atlanta’s State Farm Arena.
Born Kirshnik Ball, Takeoff, a member of the hip hop trio Migos, was shot and killed in Houston last Saturday.
For the memorial service, the rapper’s life and music were celebrated with activities such as musical performances, prayers and poems. Daily Mail notify
Among the musicians who paid tribute to the late rapper were Drake, Justin Bieber, Ja Rule, Cardi B, Chlöe Bailey, among others.
In a lengthy post on his Instagram page, Cardio B mourned the late rapper, saying he was heartbroken over his death.
He wrote: “Shelter, your untimely death has brought so much pain and sadness to so many lives.
“The impact you had on this world was very great and we have struggled to recognize this tragedy. I am heartbroken, but thankful that you are here for the precious memories we shared with you.
“This has really been a nightmare and the pain is incredible.
“The void your brothers feel is unbearable and I pray for strength for Offset, Quavo and your friends and family as they try to deal with this loss.”
In 2018, Takeoff formed Migos with his uncle Quavo and cousin Offset, who is married to Cardi B.