Kirshnik Khari Ball was a rapper professionally known as Takeoff. He was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States.
As a hip hop trio, Takeoff and his uncle “Quavo” Quavious Keyate Marshall and cousin “Offset” Kiari Kendrell Cephus were collectively known as Migos. Here are 13 more things about Takeoff:
- In 2008, he started rapping along with Quavo and Offset. They originally performed as a group called Polo Club before changing their name to Migos.
- On August 25, 2011, he, Quavo and Offset released a mixtape titled “Juug Season“, which was their first full-length project.
- On June 1, 2012, he, Quavo and Offset released their mixtape “No Label.”
- On July 8, 2013, he, Quavo and Offset released their debut single “Versace“.
- On April 18, 2015, he, Quavo, Offset and 12 members of their entourage were arrested in Statesboro, Georgia for possession of marijuana and another controlled substance, possession of firearms within a school safety zone, possession of firearms during the commission of a crime and possession of firearms by convicted felons. On April 20, 2015, he, Quavo and six members of their entourage were released on bond while Offset and six others remained in custody without bond.
- On July 31, 2015, he, Quavo and Offset released their debut studio album titled “Yung Rich Nation“.
- On October 28, 2016, he, Quavo and Offset released their single “Bad and Boujee” featuring “Lil Uzi Vert” Symere Bysil Woods.
- On January 27, 2017, he, Quavo and Offset released their second studio album titled “Culture“.
- On January 26, 2018, he, Quavo and Offset released their third studio album titled “Culture II“.
- On November 2, 2018, he released his debut studio album “The Last Rocket“.
- On June 11, 2021, he, Quavo and Offset released their fourth studio album titled “Culture III“.
- On October 7, 2022, he and Quavo, as a duo named Unc & Phew, released a collaborative studio album titled “Only Built for Infinity Links“.
- On November 1, 2022, he was fatally shot at 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, Texas, USA. He was 28.