Quavo Holds Up Takeoff's Chain as He Pay Tribute to Late Rapper at 2023 Grammys - WhatsOnRap

Quavo pays tribute to takeoff

Quavo pays tribute to TakeOff at the 2023 Grammy Awards with a touching performance.

At the ceremony's In Memoriam moment, the Migos rapper paid tribute to his late nephew and groupmate by playing "Without You," which he released this year after TakeOff's passing.

Quavo, wearing a black mask over half of his face, was attended by the Maverick City Music choir as pictures of musicians who died in the previous year flashed on the massive screen behind him, including Coolio, DJ Kay Slay, and Hurricane G.

Among the most moving moment occurred at the conclusion, when Huncho stepped to the front of the stage and carried TakeOff's chain aloft as a portrait of the dead rapper was shown inside the Crypto.com Arena.

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On November 1, TakeOff was shot and murdered outside a bowling alley in Houston, Texas, at the age of 28.

TakeOff is reported to have been an innocent spectator at a dice game involving Quavo and other males when a dispute erupted and bullets were fired, wounding him in the head and body. He was declared dead at the site.

Patrick Clark, 33, has been accused of his assassination. Clark, also known as DJ Pat in the community, has maintained his innocence and was freed from jail in January on a $1 million bail.

Quavo sent a touching letter to TakeOff right after his passing, wherein he expressed on their friendship and accomplishments while lamenting his untimely loss.

Quavo hold takeoff's chain during grammy awards

“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 wrote. “Whenever u spoke it, it manifested it when u said ‘God gonna do it’, he did it.

“I’m just proud be in your life. I’m proud to be ya UNCLE. I’m proud we saw the world and done things we couldn’t ever imagine together. We laughed way more than we ever argued and when we did I always was in the wrong every time…I guess mama made that rule too!”

He continued: “I’m proud to say I’ve seen your blessings, I’ve seen you bless me, you blessed mama, you blessed Shara, you blessed Treet, Heaven and Zeke. You will continue to send your blessings down from Heaven and I will continue to keep your name alive as long as I live.

“It’s always my responsibility to look after my nephews and nieces I will do that before we make moves or any decisions we gon always say ‘what would Take think?’ Always been, ain’t nun gonna change.

“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. I’ll never leave you I guess God jus ain’t need my help. So can you ask Him for me what I gotta do to be with you again!!!”

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