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Rapper Takeoff died at 28

Who shot Takeoff? Rapper gunned down in Houston

By April porterPublished 7 months ago 3 min read

Who shot Takeoff? Rapper gunned down in Houston

Houston rapper Takeoff, one of the members of Migos, was shot and killed outside his luxury apartment in Houston on Monday morning. He was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead by doctors before being transferred to the coroner’s office to be autopsied. Police have yet to identify any suspects in his murder, but claim they have leads in the case and are currently investigating the situation. No arrests have been made at this time and his family have not yet issued a statement regarding his death.

The rap world mourns

The rap world mourned the death of rapper, Takeoff, as he was gunned down on Monday evening. Known for being one of the members of the popular rap group, Migos, it is unclear who was behind the shooting. Authorities are currently investigating to figure out more information about his death.

Takeoff's family and friends have expressed their condolences and have spoken out against gun violence. He leaves behind a wife and four children, along with an extended family that will miss him dearly.

What we know about his shooting

Takeoff, one of the three members of the rap group Migos, was killed on Tuesday night. He was just 28 years old.

A spokesperson for police said that they received a report of multiple gunshots at 2:30 AM at the bowling alley called 810 Billiards and Bowling Houston. we are told Quavo and Takeoff were there playing dice when an alteration broke out and that's when someone opened fire, shooting Takeoff either in the head or near his head. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

TMZ hip hop has obtained footage from the scene and you can see Quavo in an orange shirt- and others gathered around Takeoff. At first they tried to move him, but then put him back down, and Quavo yelled to someone to get help.

Police said 2 other people were injured and were taken to the hospital in a private vehicles. Its unclear what their conditions are right now. Quavo was not injured

Why rappers get targeted?

Rappers like Takeoff often get targeted for two reasons: 1) They are public figures, which makes them easy targets, and 2) Rappers are typically very flashy. This can make them a target for thieves. Rappers also have a lot of enemies who would want to see them harmed or killed.

How safe is rap star life today

The rap industry is a dangerous place to be. With the rise of gang culture, and the never-ending cycle of violence that has plagued this country for decades, it's no wonder rappers are getting caught in the crossfire.

In 2017 alone, we've seen plenty of rappers meet their tragic end at the barrel of a gun. From XXXTentacion's death on June 18th to Gunna's demise on January 20th, there have been more than enough tragedies for us to process.

Music industry today

The music industry is a tough business and it can be hard to find success. With the rise of social media, a new way to make it big has emerged: YouTube. It's a place where rappers like Chief Keef, Tay-K, 6ix9ine, Trippie Redd and XXXTentacion have found fame and fortune by connecting with fans through their videos. Today's stars are more likely to develop a following on social media than they are through radio or television play.

10 biggest hip hop feuds of all time

In the hip-hop world, beef is an inevitability. Rappers have gone through many cycles of clashing with one another, usually because of some perceived slight or disrespect. Here are 10 of the biggest hip-hop feuds of all time.

Hip hop isn't dying, it's just changing


About the Creator

April porter

I am an honest, curious, optimistic, cheerful, I am very outgoing and build contacts easily with any type of people. I love swimming, walking, camping. But I will not refuse reading a good book or watching an interesting movie.

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