Where will Takeoff be buried? Slain rapper's funeral to be held at Atlanta Hawks arena

The funeral service will start at 1 pm at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, with Rev Jesse Curney, III of New Mercies Christian Church, leading the congregation

Where will Takeoff be buried? Slain rapper's funeral to be held at Atlanta Hawks arena
Late Migos rapper Takeoff's funeral has been scheduled for Friday, November 11, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Late rapper Takeoff's funeral has been scheduled for Friday, November 11, 2022, and just like his career, it will be massive. The funeral is expected to be held at Atlanta's State Farm Arena. The arena, which serves as the Atlanta Hawks' home court, has a capacity of more than 20,000 spectators. The services will start at 1 pm with Rev Jesse Curney, III of New Mercies Christian Church, leading the congregation.

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In a statement, Rev Curney said, "I was really sad to hear the news. Kirsnick has been a faithful member since he was ten years old. He and his family were active and avid supporters of the church and the community as a whole," according to Atlanta radio station V-103.

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The internet has been deeply affected after rapper Takeoff's terrible death at a dice game. A Twitter user going by the handle @canelo____ shared an anonymous chat that appears to give away the full sequence of events and describe the altercation that resulted in Takeoff's death amid the confusion. Takeoff, whose real name was Kirshnik Khari Ball, 28, was shot and killed in a bowling alley in Houston at 2:30 am while he and Quavo were playing dice. According to the discussion posted by @canelo____, they got into a dispute with individuals who had "wrong mob ties," and as a result, shots were fired.

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Takeoff of Migos performs onstage during Global Citizen Live on September 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Takeoff of Migos performs onstage during Global Citizen Live on September 25, 2021, in Los Angeles, California (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Global Citizen)

The text message claims that someone from the Migos' crew inadvertently shot Takeoff after they were "shooting wild." According to the discussion, Takeoff kept cool, while Quavo became agitated over losing the dice game. Takeoff was shot twice as a result of the brawl that erupted due to Quavo's aggression. Then Takeoff was hit by bullets when the other group retaliated after Migos' group fired the opening shot, according to the chat.

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The event and the murder of rapper PnB Rock in a Los Angeles restaurant in September have been linked online by several people. Two images that were taken before the incident were posted along with the tweet from the chat.

One image was published in the conversation as the final image of Migos, Quavo, and Takeoff before their flight to Houston, while the other was attached to the chat.

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Since Takeoff was shot and killed on November 1, the city of Houston has experienced intense emotions. Just hours after hearing the awful news, graffiti artist Armondo "Ape" Monoletti created a mural in Atlanta, and friends and family of Takeoff organized a balloon send-off over the weekend in his honor.

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Authorities are actively looking into the argument that resulted in the 28-year-old rapper's death but have not yet identified any suspects, according to sources who spoke to TMZ.

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