The Atlanta Falcons honored Takeoff previous to the staff’s recreation in opposition to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. The late Migos rapper was shot and killed at a bowling alley in Houston on Tuesday.
The group shared images of Takeoff on the jumbotron at Mercedes Benz Stadium whereas taking part in the Migos monitor, “T-Shirt.” The music was featured on the group’s 2017 album, Tradition.
Takeoff isn’t believed to have been the meant goal within the capturing that took his life, with Houston Police Chief Troy Finner saying that it was probably a stray bullet.
“I might not count on him to be concerned however I do need to wait on the investigation however we’ve no cause to imagine that he was concerned in something legal on the time, simply as folks describe him as very peaceable, loving, an awesome entertainer,” Finner stated at a information convention.
Two others have been injured through the capturing. Quavo was current on the time however was left unhurt.
Takeoff was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, simply 30 miles northeast of Atlanta. He helped type the Migos together with his uncle, Quavo, and cousin, Offset, again in 2008. The group launched a number of singles and mixtapes within the early 2010s, earlier than breaking into the mainstream with “Versace,” in 2013. They partnered with High quality Management to launch their debut studio album, Yung Wealthy Nation, two years later. They have been nominated for the Grammy award for Finest Rap Album for his or her aforementioned effort, Tradition.
Try the Atlanta Falcons’ tribute for Takeoff from Sunday’s recreation beneath.