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Takeoff, of Migos, arrives at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on July 10, 2019. A representative confirms that rapper Takeoff is dead after a shooting outside of a Houston bowling alley early Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. Takeoff, whose real name was Kirsnick Khari Ball, was part of Migos along with Quavo and Offset. He was 28. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Takeoff leaves behind legacy in Atlanta rap

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | November 7, 2022

Early Tuesday morning, rapper Takeoff, one-third of the rap group Migos, was shot and killed outside of a Houston bowling alley. Kirshnik Khari Ball, better known under his stage name Takeoff, was reportedly outside of the private party that was happening...