On Friday (November 11th), friends and family said goodbye to Takeoff at his public memorial, which took place at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta. According to TMZ, the sevice started at noon. Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey and Yolanda Adams performed and Takeoff's family members, including his mother, brother and sister spoke during the ceremony.
Drake also spoke about the gret times he and Migos shared while touring together. He compared their brotherhood to the famed Rat Pack — Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford, which he grew up watching on TV.
Offset and Quavo also shared memories about Takeoff and moved the audience to tears.
QUAVO, OFFSET AND CARDI B PAY TRIBUTE TO TAKEOFF
After the memorial service, Quavo took to Instagram to pay tribute to Takeoff, writing, “This whole time I’ve been trying to figure out what you really are to me because nephew wasn’t it. We hated the word ‘nephew’ or when they said ‘Unc and Phew’ because we always knew we were way closer than that and it made me feel old too. Now I finally get it… you are OUR angel watching me and watching us this whole time in living form, making sure EVERYONE FELT UR LOVE AND HUGS while u here and u made our dreams come true.”
He continued, “Me and u knew we gon always be with each other for life and jus like now we gon see each other again. I love you with all my heart.”
Wrapping up his eulogy, Quavo asked his late nephew to ask God what he has to do to “be with you again… In a place where there’s no pain, no demons, no jealousy, no envy, no greed.”
He added, “Whatever we have to do God, to be at that place of paradise, send us the tools now cuz we wanna be with Take. Love you nephew!”
Cardi B also took to Instagram to pay tribute to Takeoff, saying, “Takeoff your untimely passing has brought a great deal of pain and sorrow to so many lives. The impact you had in this world was so considerable and we have struggled to grasp this tragedy. I am heartbroken but I am grateful for all the precious memories we got to share while you were here with us. This has truly been a nightmare and the pain is incomparable. The emptiness your brothers are feeling is unbearable and I pray that you give Offset ,Quavo, and your friends and family the strength to keep going as they are trying to cope with this loss.” She added, “Rest in power TakeOff 🚀💔I will also love you 4L & after.”