Quavo shares heartbreaking tribute to Takeoff: 'I don’t know if I’m the same without you'

'Tears rolling down my eyes, can't tell you how many times I cried'
Quavo from the group Migos
Quavo from the group Migos Photo credit Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The pain from the untimely death of Migos rapper Takeoff, which happened on November 1, is still felt today as his uncle and bandmate Quavo released an emotional and tear-jerking song on Wednesday to commemorate the late rapper.

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The song titled “Without You” is sure to have you in your feels as soon as the beat starts. You instantly feel the pain Quavo feels from the loss of his nephew.

The featured video shows Quavo in black and white, smoking a blunt and vibing to the music. His opening verse, “tears rolling down my eyes, can’t tell you how many times I cried, days ain’t the same without you, ion know if I’m the same without you,” personifies his love for Takeoff and the pain he is feeling in his death.

As the song continues, Quavo sheds light on the high and low points of their time together, mentioning the time they performed at Coachella and the times they “didn’t have their s*** together.” The tribute continues as Quavo wishes he had a time machine, in hopes of experiencing Takeoff one more time.

Rap culture lost a piece of itself when Takeoff passed and it's evident through Quavo’s lyrics, “there ain’t no gang without you,” referencing that there is no Migos without him. The uncle and nephew duo started the rap group back in 2008 with bandmate, Offset. He continues to share how many things are no longer the same without Takeoff.

The song concludes with the cry, “Takkkkke, I’m sorry.”

Kirshnik Khari Ball, formerly known as Takeoff, was an “innocent bystander” in the wrong place at the wrong time according to officials. He was shot and killed during a dice game at a bowling alley in Houston back in early November. Two arrests have been made in connection with his murder.

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