Takeoff was killed on October 31, 2022, making this a very painful year for Migos fans. Migos fans were also handed a blow when Quavo and Takeoff, also known as Unc & Phew, confirmed that the former trio is now a two-man band after Offset reportedly exited earlier this year.

While an extract from their interview on Revolt’s Big Facts podcast with DJ Scream appeared to corroborate their new position as a duo, a longer clip shows Quavo detailing why the surviving Migos aren’t on good terms with their previous companion.

“We stand on real deal loyalty, and sometimes that sh*t ain’t displayed, This ain’t got nothing to do with no label, no paperwork, no QC, nothing. This got something to do with the three brothers. And sh*t, it is what it is. Right now, we gon’ be the duo ’til time tell,” he explained.

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Offset renegotiating his contract with their company, Quality Control Music, did not break up the trio, according to Quavo. He sued QC earlier this year after the label placed its name to the credits of his solo track 54321, claiming that his solo content should only be published by Motown under his new deal.

This also means that whatever transpired behind the scenes will be more difficult to resolve as a contractual matter. We’ve seen similar scenarios with bands like NWA, A Tribe Called Quest, and Little Brother. 

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There were also speculations that Offset had a relationship with Quavo’s ex-girlfriend Saweetie.

“I said, ‘Caresha please,’ ’cause she too messy (Woo, please),” Quavo raps on the track, which could be a reference to Saweetie’s recent appearance on Yung Miami’s Caresha Please podcast.

“B***h fu**ed my dawg behind my back, but I ain’t stressin’ (Not at all) / You wanted the gang, you shoulda just said it, we would have blessed it (You shoulda just said it) / Now s**t got messy (Uh),” the track went on to say.

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Following the release of these lyrics, social media went into overdrive with suspicion that Quavo was referring to a covert encounter between Saweetie and Offset. Saweetie and Quavo dated for two years before splitting up in March 2021, with the Best Friend rapper claiming she had been betrayed by her boyfriend.

Others, however, felt Quavo was referring to Lil Baby, whom Saweetie was rumoured to be dating after her divorce from Quavo.