Wayne Brady paid tribute to the late Migos rapper, Takeoff, throughout the 2022 American Music Awards. The comic, who was internet hosting the occasion, additionally spoke concerning the current taking pictures in Colorado Springs.
“We not too long ago misplaced Kirsnick Khari Ball, higher generally known as Takeoff, one-third of the groundbreaking hip-hop group Migos,” he mentioned, earlier than including, “On behalf of all of us that love hip-hop all around the globe, we thanks, Takeoff, to your artistry, and tonight, we honor your reminiscence.”
Takeoff was shot-and-killed in Houston whereas at a bowling alley, earlier this month. Houston police chief Troy Finner has mentioned he doesn’t consider Takeoff was the meant goal. The Migos co-founder was 28 years previous. His family and friends held a “Celebration of Life” occasion on the State Farm Area. Offset, Quavo, Cardi B, Drake, and extra carried out on the occasion.
Quite a few celebrities have shared tributes for Takeoff. Gucci Maine even launched a music in his honor titled “Letter to Takeoff.”
After addressing Takeoff, Brady additionally introduced up the Colorado Springs taking pictures, pleading for an finish to gun violence. A minimum of 5 folks have been killed whereas 25 others have been injured after a gunman opened hearth on the LGBTQ nightclub Membership Q.
Brady continued: “Guys, we’ve got to cease this mindless and horrible gun violence. Simply yesterday there was a mass taking pictures in Colorado Springs and our hearts exit to all the victims’ households. That’s from the present. Personally, I need to say I like you all and my coronary heart is with you and God bless you.”
As for the AMAs, take a look at the total checklist of winners and nominees here.