Rich the Kid‘s latest tattoo pays homage to his late friend Takeoff. The purple ink, on the back of Rich’s right hand, displays Takeoff’s name in cursive letters. According to TMZ, artist Tattoo MF Red did the honors, completing the tat in 30 minutes.
Takeoff and Rich the Kid teamed up in 2022 to release their single, “Crypto,” but Rich says their friendship went beyond music.
“Today I lost more than a brother. My twin, my best friend, everything. I don’t wanna believe it, I can’t,” he wrote in a tribute post following Takeoff’s death. “The most humble person I know. We used to share shoes [and] clothes before we made it with no problem! I miss you already. You didn’t deserve that! I can’t stop crying. I love you so much bro, forever.”
Takeoff was fatally shot outside of a Houston bowling alley in November.
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