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‘You gotta be a very sick-minded individual to do this’: Internet Blasts ‘Disgusting’ Fans Who Took Out Their Phones To Film Rapper Takeoff’s Death



The rap world has recently been hit by devastating news after reports came out that one of the members of the Migos hip-hop group, Takeoff, died in a shooting. Born Kirshnik Khari Ball, Takeoff was only 28 years old when he was shot dead in Houston, Texas on November 1.

Someone’s death is no joke, and it’s a shared moral responsibility to respect the dead especially when the incident has just occurred. There’s no shortage of footage of controversial incidents, fights, deaths, and so on with the advancement in smartphones nowadays. This technological progress also means that people get to record even the most messed up things they can on mobile, and Takeoff’s death was one such incident.

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Takeoff Shot Dead, Fans Ridicule People Who Recorded The Incident


Takeoff was at the top of the world as a member of Migos back in 2016 when their hit single Bad and Boujee peaked at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The Lawrenceville-born rapper’s death is truly tragic, and will surely mark a huge dent in the hip-hop world.

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To get into specifics, Takeoff was gunned down in a bowling alley called 810 Billiards & Bowling which is located in the city of Houston, Texas. The rapper was ultimately pronounced dead on the scene, while two other victims were taken to a hospital nearby in private vehicles.

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The whole case gets more and more sickening when there’s footage of the incident (after the shooting) that has been found by fans of the late rapper on Twitter and other social media platforms. The saddening footage described shows Quavo mourning over Takeoff’s body as bystanders watch.

Fans of Quavo’s nephew have been pouring in their tributes over the rapper’s untimely death, but they’re as furious over the people who decided to record the aftermath of the incident-

All for clout-

It was heartbreaking-

A worrying trend-

It’s not slowing down-

Always that one crowd-

Whatever goes through people’s minds when recording this, no one will ever know. The decision to record instead of helping the person in need is a trend that has been normalized nowadays, and it’s worrying.

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The Tributes For Takeoff Pour In After His Death In Shooting

Being a huge name in the hip-hop world and a member of a group with a top Billboard Hot 100 song, it’s no doubt that Takeoff would have connections and friends in the music industry.

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Tributes have started pouring in for the deceased rapper after his tragic death earlier today, with everyone from AJ Tracey to Jake Paul giving their tributes.

You cant stay out of the spotlight forever –

Rest in Peace-

Many will miss him-

The industry needs a change-

Takeoff has always been an integral part of Migos and will be remembered by many. It is unknown whether or not Offset and Quavo will shut down the Migos group.

Source: Twitter

Written by Sang Tonsing

Sang is a content writer for Fandomwire with over 300 published articles. He now has 3 years of experience and counting in content writing. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Political Science at Delhi University.