Many people are still shocked by the news of Migos rapper Takeoff’s death. Condolences have poured in as the news spread around the world from fans to other performers, including Maybach Music founder Rick Ross and singer Tank. People are posting their inspiration and interactions with the late rapper.
His friends, such as ‘Plug Walk’s’ Rich the Kid and singers Jacquees and Teyana Taylor, considered him a brother. Despite his quiet demeanor at times, Takeoff always left a lasting impression on his peers and his fans.
Here are just a few memorable moments from the rapper’s career.
Takeoff’s Jesus Piece
Takeoff explained why he purchased his Jesus piece (chain) during the Migos’ Breakfast Club Interview. It was also special to the 28-year-old because of the connection to his grandmother.
Migos Carpool Karaoke
From start to finish, the entire video is just fun! Fans get to see a little more of Takeoff’s personality and humor. Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff join James Corden for a drive through Los Angeles singing their biggest hits and belting a couple of oldies, but goodies. These include Whitney Houston’s ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ and Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet Caroline’. The groups also do some shopping with some of the cash they brought with them.
DJ Takeoff Challenge
“Lose It”, the lead single from rapper Quavo’s solo effort, gained instant popularity thanks to Takeoff. A spontaneous “spin” on the record sparked a challenge that went viral. Fans competed in the DJTAKEOFFCHALLENGE for a Huncho Gang chain created by Johnny Dang & Co.
Takeoff’s First Interview at 19
Look at young Takeoff talk about the Migos work ethic in one of his very first interviews with VladTV.
Takeoff’s Last Release
Takeoff and Quavo released the music video for their new song “Messy” on Monday.