Offset Shares Touching Tribute to Late Migos Bandmate Takeoff: ‘Wish I Could Hug You One Last Time

Takeoff and Offset of Migos

Takeoff and Offset of Migos

(L-R) Takeoff, オフセット.
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オフセット is speaking out about the loss of his late ミーゴズ bandmate Takeoff, 誰だった shot and killed in Houston at age 28 今月上旬.

In an emotional letter shared to インスタグラム 火曜日に, Offset wrote through his feelings about Takeoff’s death and expressed disbelief, pain and sadness toward the tragic situation.

Dear Take, doesn’t feel real posting you like this…. This still doesn’t feel like reality. I’ve been searching for the right words to say, but there aren’t any that will suffice,” the 30-year-old performer prefaced the letter in the post’s caption. “Until we meet again, Rest In Power. 愛してます。”

Posted alongside a series of photos and videos of the two rappers hugging on a video set, swimming in a pool and working together in professional settings, Offset began his note by telling Takeoff — his first cousin once removed — thatthe pain you have left me with is unbearable.

Recording Artists (L-R) Takeoff, クエヴォ, and Offset of Migos attend the 2021 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア.

Recording Artists (L-R) Takeoff, クエヴォ, and Offset of Migos attend the 2021 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 27, 2021 ロサンゼルスで, カリフォルニア.

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My heart is shattered and I have so many things to say, but I can’t find the words. I’ve been going to sleep and hoping that all of this is a dream, but it’s reality, and reality feels like a nightmare,” 彼が書きました, noting that Takeoff would give him ahuginstead of a more casualdapevery time they saw each other.

I wish I could hug you one last time. Laugh one last time. Smoke one [ママ] last time. Perform one last time,” continued Offset. “I know someone with a soul like yours is in heaven now. I hope you can see how much we love you and miss you. You have left a hole in my heart that will never be filled.

He then asked for “強さ” for Takeoff’s “歌手がシングル「LaCulpa」と彼のCNCO「Brothers」がどのように彼の出口をとったかについて話します” と “家族。”

Even though I know you will always be with us, throw me a lil sign or a beautiful dream,” concluded Offset’s letter. “私は永遠にあなたを愛します, 4L and after.

Before posting the letter, Offset paid tribute to his bandmate shortly after his death by changing his Instagram profile picture to a smiling photo of Takeoff with a small white heart in the corner.

Though Offset (real name Kiari Kendrell Cephus), Takeoff and Quavo started Migos as a trio, the status of Offset’s relationship with Takeoff and Quavo at the time of Takeoff’s death remains unclear, as the two had moved forward as a musical duo without Offset in recent months.

クエヴォ, who is also Takeoff’s uncle, took to インスタグラム earlier this week to pay tribute to his bandmate and nephew.

42nd Annual McDonald's All American Games

42nd Annual McDonald's All American Games

Takeoff, Quavo and Offset at the 42nd Annual McDonald’s All American Games at State Farm Arena.
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You will continue to send your blessings down from Heaven, and I will continue to keep your name alive as long as I live,” the 31-year-old rapper wrote. “It’s always been my responsibility to look after my nephews and nieces. I will do that before we make moves or any decisions, we gonalways say, ‘What would Take think?’ Always been, ain’t nun gonna change. Me and u knew we gon always be with each other for life and jus like now we gon see each other again. I love you with all my heart.

カーディB, who’s married to Offset and shares two children — Kulture, 4, and Wave, 1 — with the rapper, also addressed Takeoff’s death earlier this week in an emotional post on Instagram.

Takeoff your untimely passing has brought a great deal of pain and sorrow to so many lives,” began the “それはいいですね” パフォーマー, 30. “The impact you had in this world was so considerable and we have struggled to grasp this tragedy.

I am heartbroken but I am grateful for all the precious memories we got to share while you were here with us,” 彼女は続けた. “This has truly been a nightmare and the pain is incomparable.