Drake, Quavo, Offset leave people in tears as they honor Takeoff during somber memorial service

Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey and Takeoff's mother, brother and sister attended the slain rapper's memorial service in Atlanta

Drake, Quavo, Offset leave people in tears as they honor Takeoff during somber memorial service
Chloe Baily and Drake were among Takeoff's friends honoring the late rapper during a solemn memorial ceremony in Atlanta (Screenshots from Access Hollywood/YouTube; Rich Fury/Getty Images)
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ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Slain rapper Takeoff’s memorial was a somber affair as his friends and Migos bandmates, Offset and Quavo, were spotted honoring their co-rapper’s legacy, on Friday, November 11. Also spotted at the event were singers Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey and rapper Drake. Quavo was Takeoff’s uncle and Offset his cousin, to whom Cardi B is married to. 

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According to a TMZ report, Drake and Takeoff's family gave speeches. The event, dubbed as ‘Celebration of Life’, started at noon. The event had a lot of mourning fans who showed up to honor the rapper and his life. Takeoff’s mother, brother and sister attended the solemn ceremony as well.

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Drake reportedly spoke about the good times that he and Migos had while touring together, and celebrated their brotherhood by comparing the four of them to the Rat Pack, the famed group that consisted of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford. Offset and Quavo's speeches reportedly left the audience in tears.

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 11: A view of atmosphere
during a Celebration of Life for Takeoff of Migos at State Farm Arena on November 11, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Takeoff was fatally shot at 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, TX in the early hours of November 1, 2022 at the age of 28. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images)
Takeoff's memorial service, 'Celebration of Life', was held at the State Farm Arena on November 11 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images)

The event had taken place with free tickets being given, all of which were sold out. The audience was not allowed to take photos or use their phones. All electronic gadgets were taken away by ushers and locked away in pouches. The State Farm Arena, where the memorial was held, is the home ground to the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. There was a big sign at the entrance, lit up with the words: Celebrating the life of Takeoff.

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Spectators attend the Celebration of Life for Takeoff of Migos at State Farm Arena on November 11, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. Takeoff was fatally shot at 810 Billiards & Bowling in Houston, TX in the early hours of November 1, 2022 at the age of 28.
Spectators attend the 'Celebration of Life' for Takeoff of Migos at State Farm Arena on November 11 in Atlanta, Georgia (Getty Images)

This event comes a day after the rapper's wake was held, with Cardi B, Offset, Quavo and a dozen others showing up. Page Six had reported that those present had been smoking and drinking at the wake to help deal with the stress. The rap group Migos was formed in 2008. Quavo was present at the scene of Takeoff’s death and was seen in a video screaming for help when the rapper was shot in the head.

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