Travis Scott Biography
Jacques Webster, Jr., better known by his stage name Travis Scott (formerly stylized as Travi Scott), is a rapper, singer and producer of hip hop. He was born on April 30, 1992 in Houston, Texas, USA.
Family life and beginnings of Travis Scott
He grew up in Missouri, a suburban middle-class area bordering southwest Houston.Scott stayed with his grandmother until the age of six, but later moved to the suburbs, where his mother worked for Apple and his father ran his own business. Scott attended the University of Texas in San Antonio before abandoning his musical career.
At the age of 16, Scott began his musical career as a record producer, with a focus on hip hop production. He subsequently entered into his first collaboration with long-time friend Chris Holloway, who formed a duo as The Graduates. In 2008, the duo released their first untitled EP on Myspace. The following year, both Scott and Holloway formed a group called The Classmates. Launched two projects in 2009 and 2010.
Scott mainly handled production work on both projects. Later in the year, personal conflicts and financial disputes lead to the dissolution of the group. After Scott left college, Scott moved from Houston, Texas to Washington, New York, where he began working with his friend Mike Waxx, who owned the Illroots music website.
Eventually frustrated in New York, Scott moved to Los Angeles, California four months later. The rapper T.I. Later he listened to one of the songs produced by Scott, entitled “Lights (Love Sick)”, while he was in Los Angeles, the representative of T.I. Contacted Scott, asking him to go to a study for a meeting. During the meeting, T.I. He played freestyle on “Animal,” one of Scott’s instrumental productions.
Travis Scott’s musical career
In 2012, Scott signed a record deal with Epic Records. In November of the same year, Scott signed an agreement with Very GOOD Beats, as an internal producer, after appearing on the debut album Cruel Summer (2012). In April 2013, it was announced that he signed with the Grand Hustle label.
He released his first LP, a mixtape titled Owl Pharaoh, in May 2013. He then released his second mixtape Days Before Rodeo in August 2014.
On May 5, 2014, Scott released a new single called “Do not Play” with Big Sean and the band The 1975. After the success of Days Before Rodeo, on Twitter, Scott announced that he was going to lead his tour, called The Rodeo Tour with Rich Gang rapper Young Thug and producer Metro Boomin. The tour began on March 1, 2015 in Santa Ana, California and ended on April 1, 2015 in Portland, Oregon.
Their debut album Rodeo was released on September 4, 2015. The album was supported by two singles: “3500” with Future and 2 Chainz, and “Antidote”. Rodeo received overall positive reviews and debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200 in the United States. He also debuted at number one on Billboard’s Top Rap album list.
His second album, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, was released on September 2, 2016. On September 11, 2016, the album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. On September 12, 2016, Universal’s CEO Music Publishing Group, Jody Gerson announced that the label signed an agreement with Travis Scott.
In April of 2017 Frank Ocean premieres Lens, his new single, next to Travis Scott. The song lasts 6 minutes in front of the 3 that lasts the one that sings Frank Ocean alone.The first contains a more musical part in which the rapper plays a small stanza.