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Prince Jas wasn't present at his birthday party when Takeoff was shot dead at bowling alley

Quavo had posted a video several hours before the shooting as he drove around Houston with Jas Prince
Takeoff was at Jas Prince's birthday party when he was shot dead (Frazer Harrison/Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Takeoff was at Jas Prince's birthday party when he was shot dead (Frazer Harrison/Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TEXAS: During the wee hours of November 1, rapper Takeoff was fatally shot dead at a bowling alley in Houston when he was reportedly playing dice. Takeoff, real name Kirshnik Khari Ball, was celebrating the birthday party of Jas Prince before being shot. Takeoff was the youngest of the group Migos which included his uncle Quavo and cousin Offset. 

Takeoff and Quavo were there playing dice when an altercation broke out at around 2:30 am, and that's when someone opened fire, shooting Takeoff - either in the head or near his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jas Prince, according to HITC is known for discovering Drake on MySpace. From a famous family, Jas's father is music mogul James Prince. He founded Rap-A-Lot Records in the 1980s. Jas Prince’s brothers are J Prince Jr, and Jay Prince AKA “Baby Jay.” In 2007, Jas Prince told his father that he wanted to get into the music business and set out to find the next big thing. Who was it that caught his eye? You guessed it, it was none other than Drake. Currently, Jas Prince is the CEO of the Young Empire Music Group. He told Forbes in 2017 that he has a “God-given ear.” He said, “I hear things, and when I hear it, I take my mind to the next level. I can see how far it can go.”


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Earlier in the night, Jas Prince Jr had posted on a social media story about the "Bowling party tonight" at 9:00 pm. He also announced to his followers that Quavo, No Cap, and Shakur Stevenson were on their way. Only a couple of hours before the shooting, Takeoff had posted a pic of himself lighting up at the bowling alley. Quavo had also posted a video several hours earlier as he drove around Houston with Jas Prince, who was celebrating his birthday.

However, surprisingly, as the shooting incident occurred at the bowling alley, TMZ learned that Jas Prince was not with the trio. The police have said that Quavo was not injured in the incident, the report said.

The Migos trio came together as a group in 2008 in Georgia and became multi-platinum hitmakers. They dropped their first major hit, "Versace", in 2013. They would hit number one on Billboard in 2016 with "Bad and Boujee." On Monday, October 31, Takeoff and Quavo promoted their new music video 'Messy' on Instagram. The video begins with Takeoff waking up from a messy dream.