Biography of Travis ScottTravis Scott (stage names are Travi$ Scott, La Flame, Cactus Jack, birth name is Jacques Berman Webster II) is a rapper, writer of popular songs (Butterfly Effect, Can’t Say, Antidote, Mamacita) and three platinum albums (Rodeo, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, Astroworld), a boyfriend of Kylie Jenner and a father of her daughter. People call him a phenomenon, a personalization of glam vanguard, the voice of a new generation, and a hip-hop king of chaos. Net worth: $60 million.
Childhood and Early LifeThe future unordinary rapper was born in Houston, Texas, on April 30, 1992. He spent his childhood in its suburbs, Missouri City. He spent the first seven years of his life with his grandma, Sili, for his parents worked a lot. His father, Jacque, had his business, and his mother, Vanda, worked as a shop assistant in a mobile phone store, AT&T.
The creatively gifted Jacque junior went to a prestigious Elkins High School, participated in theatrical performances, and went in for rap in high school. In 2008, he posted on Myspace the first song he had recorded with his friend. A short time later, along with his classmate, Jason Eric, known as OG Che$$, he started a band, rapped, and produced their mutual projects.
Career DevelopmentAfter Webster had left college, he tried to join the music industry. He went to New York, stayed at his friend’s place, and worked on his songs, but he didn’t achieve overnight success and victories. So he moved to Los Angeles, found an e-mail address of a sound engineer, Anthony Kilhoffer, who worked with Kanye West and sent him his songs. Then Kanye West himself, the GOOD Music label head, found songs of the beginning rapper to be interesting and invited him to participate in the recording of an album, Cruel Summer.
In 2013, the talented Houston participated in the recording of Kanye’s album, Yeezus, and Jay-Z’s album, Magna Carta… Holy Grail. He also released his debut mixtape titled Owl Pharaoh the release date of which was changed a few times. Travis presented a song, Blocka La Flame, and a music video for a song titled Quintana as part of the promotion. In that year, an XXL hip hop magazine put his name on its list of freshmen which deserved particular attention.
In January of the following year, Travis Scott announced the start of his fashion line created in collaboration with Helmut Lang fashion brand. In March, along with Lil Uzi Vert and Quavo, the rapper released a video for a song, Go Off, and announced a new concert tour titled Birds Eye View that started in New Orleans, Louisiana, and ended in Eugene, Oregon, in June. The European part of this tour started in Paris at the end of that month and ended in Turku, Finland, in July.
His last album, Astroworld, released in 2009, received rave reviews from fans and critics. It was considered to be an exemplary album and a demonstration of his great achievements. Its concept was dedicated to a closed children’s amusement park in the rapper’s hometown.
It was on top of the Billboard 200 chart (as the previous album), made it into Rolling Stone and Pitchfork lists of the best songs, and received Grammy nomination.His idol Kid Cudi, a legendary Stevie Wonder, The Weeknd, Nav, Gunna, Juice WRLD, and many other stars were among the guests, participating in the recording.
On the wave of success, the rapper became a brand ambassador of a spring collection of 2019 of Saint Laurent Paris high-fashion house. Along with Kylie Jenner, he was on GQ cover and made a video for a song, Stop trying to be God, in which she participated. Later, the video was called the craziest video of the year.
Private Life of Travis_ScottIn 2017, the rapper started dating Kylie Jenner. The couple attended social events together, including a Coachella festival and basketball matches. They made matching tattoos of butterflies after a song titled Butterfly.
Before the musician met Kylie, he had been dating a model, Chantel Jeffries. In 2015, there were rumors about his relationship with Rihanna.
Travis Scott NowIn January 2019, the rapper participated in the recording of a video for a song, Mile High, from an album titled Assume Form by a British singer, James Blake. Video makers sent him and his colleague to open space.
In 2020, Travis Scott released several music videos, including "Antisocial" for a song with Ed Sheeran, "Wake up" and "Franchise" for a song with Young Thug and M.I.A.