TAKEOFF’S bandmate and uncle Quavo shared a number of heartbreaking posts with the rapper just hours before he died.
Quavo rushed to his nephew’s side as the horror unfolded outside a bowling alley – but the rapper could not be saved.
It’s understood the pair were both out celebrating, having released their new song “Messy” the day before.
And just hours earlier, Quavo shared a number of now heartbreaking clips promoting the video for the music on Instagram.
The video shows the pair waking up together in a car, with Quavo telling Takeoff he had a “crazy a** dream”.
It goes on to film them together in a house, with Quavo writing alongside one clip: “Messy video out now!!!”
In another post, he joked: “Went to sleep and woke up in a messy haunted house. Happy Halloween.”
Fans excitedly rushed to share the music last night, with no idea of Takeoff’s fate.
According to TMZ, his uncle can be heard screaming for help as his nephew lay dying.
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Dispatchers can also be heard saying five shots were fired, according to audio footage obtained by the outlet.
It’s believed the pair were playing dice when the shooting happened.
Two others have been taken to hospital and around 40-50 people were at the private party.
It’s not known what sparked the shooting as the investigation is ongoing.
Takeoff shared a picture of himself standing outside the bowling alley – just hours before he was killed.
He posted the image alongside the lyrics to the song Stop Breathing.
And, Quavo was seen in a car with Jas Prince – the CEO of the Young Empire Music Group.
Takeoff’s lawyer Drew Findling branded his death a “devastating lost”
He told The New York Times: “The world was starting to learn about Takeoff. It was his time to shine.”
Findling said the rapper had “a sense of peacefulness about his aura”.
Music artists flooded Takeoff’s Instagram page with concerned messages as news of his death started to circulate.
Lil Pump said: “God plz tell me this ain’t true.”
Hip hop star Kida The Great commented: “Please god don’t be real.”
DJ First Class tweeted: “Rest in paradise Takeoff. F**k man!! This s**t just hit hard and I’m tryna grasp words to say but I can’t.”
And, the music star Curly Head Monty posted: “R.I.P. King. Gone too soon. This shii gotta stop [sic].”
Takeoff, known as Kirshnik Khari Ball, was part of the hip-hop trio Migos.
He recently shared a music video of his and Quavo’s new track Messy.
The duo also starred at Lil Weezyana Fest which was held in New Orleans on October 29.
Drake was among the stars that made an appearance at the gig.
Takeoff started rapping in 2008 and Migos released their first mixtape in August 2011.
The group was known for their track Versace and achieved their first number-one single Bad and Boujee in 2016.
Migos are behind the hit songs MotorSport, Stir Fry, and Walk It Talk It.
Migos’ first studio album Yung Rich Nation, which came out in July 2015, reached No.17 on the Billboard 200.
The album featured guest performances from stars such as Young Thug and Chris Brown.