In this biography of migos, Naija News 247 will cover the three migos biography, Family trees, Career and Others.
Who are Migos?
Migos are an American hip hop trio from Lawrenceville, Georgia. The group was founded in 2008.
It was formed by three rappers know by their stage names, Quavo (born Quavious Keyate Marshall, 30 years old), Takeoff (Kirshnik Khari Ball, 30), and Offset (Kiari Kendrell Cephus, 27).
They are managing by Coach K, the former manager of Atlanta based rapper Gucci Mane and Young Jeezy. They frequently collaborate with producers like DJ Khaled, Zaytoven, DJ Durel, Murda Beatz, and Metro Boomin.
|Members||Quavo, Offset & Takeoff|
|Born||Quavo: April 2, 1991|
Offset: December 14, 1991
Takeoff: June 18, 1994
|Country||United States of America|
|Profession||Rappers & Songwriters|
Fans are you wondering and asking question like are the Migos Brothers, ready to clear your doubt.
The three members of Migos are directly.
Interestingly, Quavo is Takeoff’s uncle, while Offset and Quavo are cousins – Migos is very much a family affair.
Born Quavo was born on April 2, 1991, Offset on December 14, 1991 and Takeoff on June 18, 1994.
Quavo’s real name is Quavious Keyate Marshall. He’s an American rapper, songwriter and musician.
Quavo Marshall was born on 2nd April, 1991 at Atlanta in Georgia.
His mother raised him along with his nephew, Krishnik, popularly known as‘Takeoff’and his cousin, Kiari, popularly known as‘Offset.
He attended‘Berkmar High School Patriots’in Lilburn, Georgia.
During his school days he would play for his school football team as a quarterback.
When he reached seventh grade, he found new interest in hip hop music. Along with his cousin and nephew, they began composing songs.
To pursue a career in music, he dropped out of senior year in high school, and began recording songs with ‘Takeoff’ and ‘Offset’ locally.
The trio used to take their songs to clubs and offer to pay for a DJ’s drink if he played one of their songs at the club.
Quavo Prison Controversy
He was imprisoned on account of possession of marijuana and firearms within the safety of an educational institute at Georgia Southern University in 2015.
But he pleaded not guilty and received twelve months of sentence. The sentence was later suspended after paying a fine.
He has claimed to continue working with his nephew and cousin, and doesn’t look to start a solo music career.
His ‘Twitter’ page was filled with protests against the arrest of his group member ‘Offset’.
Quavo Workin me video
Offset real name is Kiari Cephus. He’s an American rapper.
Kiari Cephus was born on 14 December 1991, in Lawrenceville, Georgia, U.S.
Offset Drug Scandal
Kiari Cephus’s first big brush with controversy happened in April 2015.
Offset along with 12 other associates of Migos was arrested for possession of marijuana and firearms.
The scandal also resulted in the postponement of Migos’s Yung Rich Nation Tour.
On May 2015, Offset received severe additional charges for attacking an inmate in the custody.
Finally, he was released in December 2015 after accepting a plea deal. He had to pay a fine and is currently serving 5 years of probation as well as banishment from four counties.
However, this did not end the legal issues in his life. In 2016, he was booked for driving without a proper license.
Offset Red Room Video
Takeoff real name is Kirshnik Khari Ball. He’s an American rapper.
Kirshnik Khari Ball know as Takeoff was born on 14th December, 1991, in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Controversy & Scandal
On March 2014, Takeoff, along with other Migos members, was involved in a shooting incident outside of Miami.
Apparently, an unknown shooter fired upon the van carrying the hip-hop trio, from a parallel vehicle.
Someone from the Migos’ entourage also returned fire from the van. Although some of his entourage was injured in the exchange, Takeoff and his band members were largely unharmed.
Takeoff “last memory” official video
Migos Early life
The trio were raised together by Quavo’s mother. They grew up listening to Outkast, Gucci Mane, Hot Boys, Lil Wayne, and Master P.
Migos Music Career
June 13 that year, Migos released their mixtape “Y.R.N (Young Rich Niggas)” to critical acclaim.
On February 25, 2014, Migos released their new mixtape “No Label 2”, which was downloaded over 100,000 times in the first week of its release and was certified gold on popular mixtape site DatPiff. “No Label 2” was met with generally positive reviews from music critics.
In June 2014, it was revealed that Migos had been signed to 300 Entertainment, which is distributed by Atlantic Records.
Thy later released “Fight Night” which went on to become another hit for the group. It peaked at No. 69 on the Hot 100, making it the three rapper’s most successful single to date.
In September 2015, the group left 300 Entertainment for good. They moved to Quality Control Music because they felt that the new management could manage them alone and would increase revenue stream.
The same month, the three rappers released new mixtape titled “Back to the Bando”. The first song off the mixtape, “Look at My Dab”, was released on September 6. The song gained worldwide attention thanks in large part to the dance called “dabbing”.
In January 2016, Migos released “Young Rich Niggas 2”, the follow-up mixtape to “Y.R.N.”.
With 14 tracks in total, the mixtape features production credits from hitmakers Will-A-Fool, Dun Deal, Wheezy, Zaytoven, Murda Beatz and more.
In February 2016, the trio kicked off their “Dab Tour” at San Fransisco’s The Regency.
They were joined by fellow dab enthusiasts Jose Guapo, Rich the Kid and Skippa Da Flippa while on the road.
The month-long trek came to an end in Charlotte, NC on March 15.
In July 2016, Migos dropped their new EP titled “3 Way”. Laced with five tracks, the EP serves as the follow-up to “Y.R.N. 2.
It features Blac Youngsta as the lone guest, while the production was handled by Zaytoven, Cassius Jay, Dun Deal and Rick Rack$.
In September 2016, the hip-hop group revealed their plans to release their long-awaited sophomore album called “Culture”.
Its lead single, “Bad and Boujee” featuring Lil Uzi Vert, was released on October 28. The song went viral after a large number of memes using the song lyrics surfaced. This phenomenon eventually caused the song to reach No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“Bad and Boujee” gained more recognition, leading to it topping the Hot 100 chart, becoming Migos’ first number one single in the United States.
Additionally, it took over the top spot on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts.
Ahead of the release of the sophomore album, Migos released the second single off the effort, “T-Shirt”.
The three-piece group also unveiled the music video for the track in which they were seen getting cozy in snowy climate with some snow bunnies.
“Culture” itself was finally released on January 27, 2017. The sophomore album received generally positive reviews from music critics and debuted atop Billboard 200 chart.
It also topped the U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, marking the group’s first No. 1 album on both charts.
2017 was indeed a good year for Migos. The success of their sophomore album had made them receive some awards at BET Awards.
They brought home Best Group and Best Collaboration at the award show, which took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 25.
Later on, Offset confirmed in an interview with Hollywood Fixer that “Culture II”, the continuation to their second effort, would be released in October.
However, it was then revealed that the upcoming effort would make its way out to stores in January 2018.
Even though the release of the album got delayed, it didn’t stop Migos from releasing new music.
On May 30, they premiered a new song entitled “Too Hotty”, which was featured on Quality Control’s compilation album.
Following that, the lead track off “Culture II”, “MotorSport”, was premiered. Nicki Minaj and Cardi B lent their voices on this track.
Migos closed the year by releasing the second single off the album, “Stir Fry”.
Produced by Pharrell Williams, it will serve as the official song of the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend.
The visuals for the track itself was released shortly after the trio released “Culture II” on January 26. And just like the previous album, “Culture II” debuted atop Billboard 200 chart.
Migos Instagram handle is @migos.