When we talk about music and its impact on our mood and our feelings we can conclude that music is a remedy for a good mood. Music has always been there to teach us to express our feelings and every man in the world has his own taste for music.

There are different directions and styles of music, and in today’s theme we will talk about rap music that is very popular in the world. This kind of music has been popular for many years in many countries of the world and there are many popular rappers that have left a big mark.

In today’s theme we will talk about the popular rapper from USA who started his career in 2008 and is known for being a member of rap group “Migos” with his cousins Offset and Quavo. We will talk about Takeoff.

Takeoff is a rapper who has managed to make big success in the last 5 years and he succeeds to make a big financial profit. He managed to make a career in the “Migos” group as well as solo career because he published several very successful singles.

Takeoff began his career when he was 14 years old, but at the beginning his songs were not at a high professional level. He and his friends and relatives made rap songs and they, as young guys, showed that they have a great talent for this kind of music. After their group “Migos” achieved their initial success, their popularity began to grow throughout the United States.

Early Years

Takeoff or Kirshnick Khari Ball was born on June 18, 1994 in Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA.

Takeoff is of American-African origin and his parents have begun to live in this city before his birth.

His parents had different jobs in this city and had to spend a lot of time at work to secure a favorable financial life. When Takeoff was 4 years old, his father died and his mother had to take care of him alone. In his growing up, he was helped by his mother and his two relatives Quavo and Offset who moved to his house when their father abandoned them.

They were older than him and helped him to grow up, and when he was ten, he began to train wrestling. This sport was his first love and he was dealing with this sport until his 8th grade.

During the elementary school Takeoff was a solid student, but he did not show interest in the school. He liked sports and music, and when he was 8th grade, he began to listen to rap music.

His cousins Quavo and Offset often listened to the rap song on TV and during this period he began to love this kind of music. After a short time, they were inspired by popular rappers and wanted to make their first song. They wanted to set up a rap group and to write their lyrics together and to rap.

Their beginnings in this music were when they performed at school concerts and at smaller concerts in their city. They recorded their first song in 2008 when Takeoff was 14 years old. His dream was to become a popular and successful rapper and to financially help his mother. Their first songs were not on a professional level, but the audience realized that they had a great talent.

His growing up was not easy because he had to learn to cope with various situations. His cousins tried to help him to become a fighter and to become a good man. They were his model and he often said that they and his mother were always his best friends in life. During the high school, Takeoff was dedicated to rap music and he spent his free time in writing texts and rapping with his relatives.

He did not want to go to college and he had one goal in life, and that is to become a successful rapper.

When he graduated from high school, Takeoff had an incident with a professor who did not want to give him a positive grade. After a few weeks the situation calmed down and Takeoff successfully completed high school. After finishing his school, his mother and his professor of literature advised him to enroll in college, but Takeoff did not want to continue his education, but he wanted to make a successful rap career.

They thought that he had great potential and that it was necessary to enroll in college, but Takeoff had other plans for his future. Together with his relatives Quavo and Offset he began to build a career and in a short time he managed to realize his dreams.


Takeoff began his career during 2008 when he and his relatives Quavo and Offset founded a rap group initially called Polo Club. After a short while, they decided to change the name of the group to Migos.

Their beginning in rap music was when they recorded amateur songs and performed at various concerts in their city.

During the secondary school they held several concerts in school and in the city they showed people that they had talent for this kind of music. By 2011, they recorded and published several songs, but they were not on a professional level. Since 2011, they have started to record professional songs and have released their first mix tape.

Their first mix tape has achieved a lot of popularity on the Internet and this mix tape is called “Juug Season”. After the release of the first mix tape, they released 2 more songs and then the next tape mix in August 2012 and this mix tape is called “No Label”. At the beginning of 2013, Migost released hit single “Versace”.

This song has gained great popularity in the US and after a short time this song was remixed by Canadian rapper Drake and ranks in position 99 among the top 200 songs.

They released their debut album in 2015 and this album is called “Yung Rich Nation”. This album was hosted by several popular rappers from the USA and this album was ranked 17th among top 200 albums. This album has achieved great success and their popularity began to grow after 2015. At the beginning of 2016, they published a song that ranks in position 1 among the top 200 songs and this song is one of the reasons of growing their popularity.

Spot for this song was released after a month, but Takeoff did not participate in this video because he had private obligations.

Migos released their second studio album in January 2017, and this album ranks in the position 1 of the top 200 albums and has achieved great success on the Internet and sold over 45,000 copies in the first week. This album is called “Culture” and this album received a lot of positive comments and this album was nominated for several awards.

After this album Migos released their third studio album called “Culture II”. This album was released in January 2018 and this was their second album, which ranks in the position 1 of the top 200 albums. This album was sold in over 39,000 copies in one week and became the most popular album in 2018.

After these 2 albums, the group Migos became one of the most popular rap groups in the world and Takeoff managed to make his dreams come true and to make a great rap career.

Personal Life

During his career, Takeoff did not like to talk about his private life and about his love life. His love status is unknown and he does not like to talk about his partners.

During his career, Takeoff managed to make a number of hit songs with his rap group Migos and managed to make a great financial profit.

This rap group managed to make a profit of about $ 7 million and Takeoff managed to make about $ 2 million. He managed to realize his dreams and become a successful rapper, and it is certain that in the future he will continue to show his musical talent.

During his career, Takeoff did not have many incidents but he was arrested in 2015 for possession of marijuana at his concert in Georgia. After this incident, he had to pay a fine and did not have to go to jail.

Quick Summary

Full Name: Kirshnick Khari Ball

Birthplace: Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA

Date of birth: June 18, 1994

Age: 25

Profession: Rapper

Height: 185 cm

Weight: 86 kg

Net Worth: $2 million