Offset remembered his late friend and bandmate Takeoff on his 29th birthday on Sunday.
The rapper honored the late Kirsnick Khari Ball, who died in a gunshot this past November, with a loving Instagram post filled with photos of Takeoff over the years.
Ofset, 31, dropped the note “Happy Birthday Rocket Man” to his post. “touching a microphone is the best!! the best soul ever!! the purest man I know your heart is gold bring me peace we celebrate your bra life because you’re still here i love you gang ????.”
Among the photos posted in the gallery are Offset – whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus – lying on a sofa while Takeoff smiling and holding her legs, and several photos of the duo on tour with their former rap group Migos.
Bandmate Quavo also shared his own eulogy, posting three times on Instagram to commemorate the event, and using the hashtag #RocketPower? to honor his deceased nephew.
Takeoff was killed, along with Quavo, in an early morning shootout outside a bowling alley in downtown Houston on November 1, 2022. The murder suspect, Patrick Xavier Clark, was charged with murder by a Texas grand jury in May.
While Offset said Takeoff’s death was “hard for me to talk about,” the rapper “Ric Flair Drip” has made several comments since the rapper’s murder, including replacing his Instagram profile picture with a photo of Takeoff, and paying homage multiple times. found. little white heart.
Last November, Offset penned an emotional letter to Takeoff that she sent instead of a statement. Sharing his surprise and pain, the rapper said, “I wish I could hug you one last time. Laugh one last time. Drink one. [sic] last time. Execute one last time.” The letter said, “Until we meet again, Keep Your Strength. I love you.”
Offset returned to the stage on December 2, 2022, a month after Takeoff’s death. Before starting his set at Miami club E11EVEN, he gave a final salute: “We’re doing this for my brother.”