Travis Scott, born Jacques Berman Webster II on April 30, 1991, is best recognized for his third studio album “Astroworld” and the controversial Astroworld Festival. His music style and artistry are ambient and, as he described it, “unremittingly dark, syncretic, hi-res, and above all unnatural.” He is a Billboard Music awardee, Latin Grammy awardee, and eight-time Grammy Awards nominee. Scott is also the current boyfriend of Kylie Jenner and dad to Stormy and Wolf. Celebrate Scott’s birthday with us.
Travis Scott is one of the celebrated names in hip hop. His determination, passion, and authenticity in making music and helping other artists are exemplary. A Taurus, born on April 30, 1991, Scott grew up in Houston, Texas. He comes from a family of musicians — his father being a soul musician and his grandfather a jazz composer.
He attended Elkins High School and participated in their school’s musical theater club. His music career began in college, where he released several E.P.s and collaborated with friends on music projects. Because of his dream to become an artist, he moved from Houston to New York City, then to Los Angeles, and back to his hometown.
Scott received better opportunities only after meeting rapper and record label owner T.I. in 2012. His first solo mixtape, “Owl Pharoah,” was released in 2013 for free download, after drawbacks of its initial release. Despite this, the album was nominated at the B.E.T. Hip Hop Awards for ‘Best Mixtape.’ Travis’ breakthrough success with his first album continued with his second mixtape, “Days Before Rodeo,” his third studio album, “Astroworld,” and artist collaborations earned him recognition at music awards and among fellow artists. His body of work and performances from 2014 onward granted him Grammy Award nominations, and he even won a Latin Grammy.
Scott, together with his friend Chris Holloway, drops his first project, ‘The Graduates E.P.” on Myspace.
He is invited to T.I.’s studio for a meeting and T.I. freestyles on one of Travis’ beats.
Scott tours major U.S. cities with Young Thug and some other special guests such as Kanye West, Chris Brown, Wale, and Birdman.
‘Antidote,’ a single from Scott’s debut studio album “Rodeo” charts at #16 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Scott releases his third studio album, “Astroworld,” which tops the Billboard 200 chart.
‘Franchise,’ ‘The Plan,’ and ‘White Tee’ each peak at number one on the Billboard 100
Scott features on West’s “Donda” and Drake’s “Certified Lover Boy.”
Why We Love Travis Scott
He is a true artist
Apart from music, Scott collaborated with others in the fashion, film, and merchandise business.
He worked on his relationship for his children
Despite having issues with his partner and eventually breaking up in 2019, Scott made sure he and Jenner stayed together through quarantine for the sake of their kids. They ended up reconciling and getting back together.
He thrived in his career
Scott faced challenges before becoming recognized for his music. Through hard work and resilience, he earned his spot among the greats and is well-loved by listeners.
5 Surprising Facts
Travis Scott is a stage name
Combining the names of his favorite uncle, Travis, and musical inspiration, Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi), his stage name was created.
He was a piano player and drummer
From the tender age of three, Scott demonstrated a passion for music as he learned to play drums and piano.
Not afraid to make big love gestures
On Kylie Jenner’s birthday, for instance, Scott hired an entire orchestra to surprise her with a concert.
Record for most successful rap single
Scott’s ‘Sicko Mode’ spent 30 weeks on Billboard’s Top 10, making it the first rap single in U.S. history to achieve that feat.
He loves Broadway
In an interview, Scott revealed that he’s a fan of Broadway and would like to write his own musical.
Travis Scott FAQs
Are Travis and Kylie still together?
Although they split up in 2019, they are officially back together.
When did Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner start dating?
They started dating in 2017, just a few weeks after Jenner and Tyga broke up.
Does Travis Scott have kids?
Yes. He and Jenner have two kids, Stormy and Wolf.
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