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Travis Scott biography: 13 things about Houston, Texas rapper

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Professionally known as Travis Scott, Jacques Bermon Webster II is an African-American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor born and raised in Houston, Texas, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

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  1. From 1992 to 1997, he lived with his grandmother in South Park, Houston. He later moved to Missouri City, Texas to live with his father, a soul musician and business owner, and his mother, an Apple employee.
  2. In 2008, he and his friend Chris Holloway, collectively known as The Graduates, released an untitled extended play on Myspace. In the same year, he graduated from Lawrence E. Elkins High School in Missouri City. He participated in the school’s musical theater.
  3. He attended the University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas but dropped out in 2009 to pursue his music career. He moved from Houston to Washington Heights, New York City, New York, USA. Also in 2009, he and his former schoolmate OG Chess formed The Classmates. They released “Buddy Rich” in 2009 and “Cruis’n USA” in 2010. The group disbanded in 2012.
  4. In August 2015, he was arrested after encouraging Lollapalooza Festival attendees in Chicago, Illinois, USA to climb over security barricades and storm the stage and was charged with disorderly conduct. On September 4, 2015, Grand Hustle Records and Epic Records released his debut studio album “Rodeo.”
  5. On September 2, 2016, Grand Hustle Records and Epic Records released his second studio album “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight.”
  6. On May 13, 2017, he was arrested after his “Birdseye View” tour concert at the Walmart Music Pavilion in Rogers, Arkansas, USA and charged with inciting a riot, disorderly conduct and endangering a minor. In April 2017, he and Kylie Jenner started dating. As the hip hop duo Huncho Jack, he and Quavious “Quavo” Keyate Marshall released their debut studio album “Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho” on December 21, 2017.
  7. In February 2018, Jenner gave birth to their daughter Stormi Webster. On August 3, 2018, Grand Hustle Records, Epic Records and his label Cactus Jack Records released his third studio album “Astroworld.” He founded the annual music festival Astroworld Festival, which made its debut on November 17, 2018 in Houston.
  8. He played a store owner in the drama film “Gully,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 27, 2019. He announced a collaboration with Nike on April 30, 2019. He and Jenner broke up in September 2019. Three people were trampled and hospitalized after fans rushed the entrance of the 2019 Astroworld Festival in Houston in November 2019. He and JackBoys, a group of Cactus Jack Records rappers, released a compilation album titled “JackBoys” on December 27, 2019.
  9. In 2020, the Astroworld Festival was cancelled due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. That year, he and Jenner quarantined together for the sake of their daughter Stormi. He and Jenner ended up rekindling their relationship. In July 2020, he revealed that his fourth studio album is titled “Utopia.” In September 2020, he collaborated with McDonald’s to launch a limited edition. In October 2020, he announced that he was joining the PlayStation team as a strategic creative partner to promote the PlayStation 5 console.
  10. On June 24, 2021, he announced a collaboration with Dior for a menswear collection. 
  11. On August 2, 2021, he signed a movie production deal with A24 and announced the completion of a draft for a film based on “Utopia.”
  12. On September 7, 2021, Jenner revealed that they were expecting their second child.
  13. When the Astroworld Festival returned at the NRG Park in Houston on November 5, 2021, at least eight people including Danish Baig died and hundreds were injured after a surge of attendees stampeded toward the stage during his performance.

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