Offset Takeoff tattoo

Takeoff, Quavo and Offset. Image: Daily Loud / Twitter

Rapper Offset mourns Takeoff’s death: ‘I miss you bra’

US rapper Offset has opened up, in a tweet, about the untimely passing of his late cousin, Takeoff.

Offset Takeoff tattoo

Takeoff, Quavo and Offset. Image: Daily Loud / Twitter

American rapper Offset has recently opened up about the tragic loss of his cousin and fellow Migos bandmate, Takeoff. Takeoff died in November 2022 after a shooting incident in Houston, Texas.

Offset has spoken about how he misses his late cousin Takeoff in a tweet. He expressed his grief on Twitter and said: “I miss you bra [sic] tryna [sic] push through the pain.” Takeoff was Offset’s cousin and Quavo’s nephew. The trio founded Migos in 2008.

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Cardi B struggling to keep Offset happy

Cardi B, Offset’s wife, has revealed that she is struggling to make her husband “happy” following the passing of his cousin Takeoff, according to reports. The WAP hitmaker has revealed that she is “feeling hopeless” in trying to comfort and make her husband Offset smile in his grief over his late cousin.

“We living our lives normally but deep down inside our hearts have been so heavy.”

According to People, Cardi B has also expressed in a Twitter voice note which has since been deleted, saying:

Offset has made his first stage appearance recently in Miami ArtBasel since Takeoff’s death, flanked by wife Cardi B. The duo paid a special tribute to Takeoff during one of their performance.

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Murder suspect apprehended

Speaking at a press conference, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, was arrested on Thursday evening in connection with the death of Takeoff, who was one of three people shot 1 November 2022 at a bowling alley in Houston, according to News24.

Houston Police Sgt. Michael Burrow said that the shooting at a private party followed an argument over a “lucrative dice game”, but that Takeoff was uninvolved and “an innocent bystander”. He also said the investigation remained ongoing.

Houston city mayor, Sylvester Turner, has slammed gun violence not just in Houston but everywhere.

“Gun violence everywhere, not just in the city of Houston, has to stop,” said Turner, on Friday, describing the shooting as a “young man taking the life of another young man for no reason”.