The 2023 BET Awards held a very special and emotional moment on Sunday night as Offset and Quavo, members of the renowned hip-hop trio Migos, reunited on stage for the first time since their bandmate, Takeoff, tragically passed away.
The Staples Center in Los Angeles was filled with a mix of anticipation and heavy hearts asOffset and Quavo, real names Kiari Cephus and Quavious Marshall respectively, stepped on stage to perform some of the group’s biggest hits. It was a poignant moment, marking their first public performance as a duo following the sad news of Takeoff’s passing.
“This one’s for you, brother,” Quavo whispered into the mic, a quiet but powerful tribute to the missing third of their dynamic ensemble.
The duo’s performance was electrifying, a testament to their continuing dedication to their craft and their fans. Despite the gaping void left by their bandmate, the two remaining members delivered a performance worthy of the Migos name.
Offset and Quavoperformed a medley of their hits, including “Bad and Boujee“, “MotorSport“, and “Stir Fry“. They also debuted a new song, “Takeoff’s Legacy“, a heartfelt tribute to their late brother and bandmate. The crowd erupted in applause and tears as the emotional track concluded.
The strength and courage that both Offset and Quavo showed tonight was deeply moving. It’s clear that the spirit of Migos is still very much alive.
A source from the BET Awards
Their unforgettable performance not only served as a tribute to their late brother but also underscored the resilience of their bond. Their music and their brotherhood continue to inspire fans worldwide, as evidenced by a recent superfan who got Offset and Quavo tattoos on their forearms.
The Migos may have lost a member, but their music and legacy will continue to live on. As Offset and Quavo walked off stage, arms draped around each other in a show of solidarity, the crowd stood up in thunderous applause, giving the two the ovation they truly deserved.
About the Artists:
Migos, made up of Offset (Kiari Cephus), Quavo (Quavious Marshall), and the late Takeoff (Kirsnick Ball), is a Grammy-nominated hip-hop group from Lawrenceville, Georgia. Known for their distinctive trap style and infectious energy, they have produced chart-topping hits like “Bad and Boujee” and “Stir Fry”. Their impact on hip-hop has been profound, inspiring a new wave of artists and superfans alike. Find them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.