Travis Scott

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Travis Scott
Travis Scott February 2016.jpg
Scott performing in February 2016
Background information
Birth nameJacques Berman Webster II[1]
Also known as
  • La Flame
  • Cactus Jack
  • Travi$ Scott
Born (1992-04-30) April 30, 1992 (age 27)[2][3]
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active2008–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitetravisscott.com

Jacques Berman Webster II[1] (born April 30, 1992), known professionally as Travis Scott (formerly stylized as Travi$ Scott), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. In 2012, Scott signed his first major-label deal with Epic Records. In November of the same year, Scott signed a deal with Kanye West's GOOD Music, as part of its production wing Very GOOD Beats, after appearing on the label's 2012 compilation album Cruel Summer. In April 2013, Scott signed a record deal with T.I.'s Grand Hustle imprint.

Scott's first full-length project, a mixtape titled Owl Pharaoh, was self-released in May 2013. This was followed with a second mixtape, titled Days Before Rodeo, in August 2014. His debut studio album, Rodeo, was released in September 2015 and was led by the hit single "Antidote", which reached the top 20 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. His second album, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, was released in September 2016, to generally positive reviews. The following year, Travis Scott released a collaborative album with Quavo titled Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho under the group name Huncho Jack. He released his third album, Astroworld, on August 3, 2018; it produced his first Hot 100 number one single, "Sicko Mode".[6]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

Collaborative albums

Mixtapes

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kylie Jenner Asks Travis Scott 23 Questions - GQ (at 11:47). YouTube. July 17, 2018.
  2. "The t-shirt directly indicates that he was born in 1992". hypebeast.com.
  3. "Travis turned 23 in 2015, hence he was born in 1992". Instagram.com.
  4. "Travis Scott Announces New Label "Cactus Jack Records"". HotNewHipHop.com. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  5. "Travis Scott Plans To Lead New Label, Cactus Jack Records". vibe.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
  6. "Travis Scott Scores First Billboard Hot 100 Leader: 'What's More 'Sicko Mode' Than Going No. 1?!'". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-03-22.

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