Cardi B Remembers Takeoff in Emotional Tribute: ‘The Pain Is Incomparable’
“Takeoff, your untimely death has brought so much pain and sorrow to so many people’s lives. The impact you had in this world was so considerable and we have struggled to grasp this tragedy,” Cardi, who is married to Migos member Offset, wrote on Instagram alongside a photo gallery of Takeoff. “I am devastated, but I am grateful for the precious memories we shared while you were here with me.” This has been a terrible nightmare, and the pain is unimaginable .”
Takeoff — a member of the Grammy-nominated trio Migos alongside his uncle, Quavo, and cousin, Offset — was killed by an unknown assailant while partying with Quavo at a billiard hall in Houston on Nov. 1.
Cardi, who has previously collaborated with the rap band, also spoke out about the “emptiness” that his fellow Migos members feel in the days following his death.
“The emptiness that your brothers feel is unbearable. I pray that you give Offset, Quavo, and all your friends and families the strength to continue to cope with this loss.” she said. “I believe angels send signs to loved ones to assure them they are okay and happy. Send your mom some .”
Cardi concluded her tribute by mentioning the impact Migos had upon the music industry. During their career, the three-piece released four studio albums, two of which — Culture (2017) and Culture II (2018) — debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The group also had chart-topping hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with 2016’s “Bad and Boujee,” featuring Lil Uzi Vert.
Cardi wrote, “As a Migos fans it hurts me that I look at photos and videos of you’all together and hearing y’all songs that changed and moved the music industry and culture and had clubs lit,” It hurts because it is not the same, but I know that your bros and y’all fans will continue to make sure the world remembers the impact you had. Your amazing talent and your dope personality will be etched in my memory. I pray for you to be at peace and in paradise. You deserve it all. I believe God has opened the heavens for you with a warm embrace. Rest in power TakeOff, I will also love and cherish you 4L & after .”
See Cardi’s tribute to Takeoff on Instagram here.
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