By Balogun Kamilu Lekan
Kirshnik Khari Ball, famously known as Takeoff, is an American rapper and songwriter.
He was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, U.S., on 18 June 1994. Takeoff is best known as a member of the hip hop trio Migos along with his uncle Quavo and first cousin, once removed, Offset.
Takeoff was shot dead in Houston, Texas, on November 1, 2022.
Takeoff started his musical career with his family members, Quavo and Offset in 2008.
The group started performing with the stage name “Polo Club” before they changed their name to Migos.
The trio released a full-length mixtape project, Juug Season in 2011 and they followed it up with another mixtape, No Label in 2012.
The group attained prominence in 2013 after they released their single “Versace”.
The single was remixed by Drake and it leaked at number 30 31 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
They released their debut studio album Yung Rich Nation in 2015. The album recorded the appearance of Chris Brown and Young Thug, and production from Zaytoven and Murda Beatz.
The album ranked number 13 on the Billboard 200.
Migos dropped a single “Bad and Boujee” in 2016. The album featured Lil Uzi Vert and it peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 during the week of January 21, 2017.
The group released their second album, Culture, in 2017. The album debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200.
Additionally, the album also moved 131,000 album-equivalent units, including 44,000 copies sold, during its first week of release. It also achieved platinum certification in July 2017.
The album was followed by another album Culture II, in January 2018 and it also debuted at number one on the billboard 200 and it moved 199,000 equivalent units, including 38,000 copies sold, in its first week of release.
Takeoff was in a relationship with Dreamdoll. He has also been entangled with models Hearher Rose and Rubi Rose.
Takeoff is reportedly worth an estimated net worth of $20. However, NewsWireNGR cannot independently verify this.
- The Last Rocket
- Collaborative albums
- Only Built for Infinity Links
- (with Quavo)
- Extended plays
- Culture III (Takeoff’s Way)
- Last Memory
- The Last Rocket
- Too Blessed
- All Time High
- Hotel Lobby
- Us vs. Them
- Nothing Changed
In April 2021, Takeoff was accused of sexual assault, but the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office stated it won’t be filing charges against him for lack of sufficient evidence.
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