Travis Scott has been a major name in hip-hop for a few years now, but for much of mainstream America, he arrived as a dynamic stranger in the middle of Maroon 5’s snoozer of a Super Bowl halftime show, and then all but owned the Grammys, performance-wise, a week later. It was as if he appeared from nowhere, fully formed, Kardashian girlfriend and all. Scott did not win any of the Grammys he was nominated for on that night, bringing his total of nominations-for-naught to six. But something even more significant happened. Drake emerged to claim the trophy for Best Rap Song and made big news by dedicating his speech, which was cut off by producers prior to its conclusion, to Scott. “This is a business where sometimes it is up to a bunch of people that might not understand what a mixed-race kid from Canada has to say, or a brother from Houston right there, my brother Travis. You’ve already won if you have people who are singing your songs word for word, if you are … [Read more...] about Travis Scott and the rise of hip-hop-as-text-message
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CLEVELAND, Ohio – For anyone under the age of, say, 25, it may seem like an obvious question. Meanwhile, those older than the millennial generation are left scratching their heads about one of Sunday’s Super Bowl 53 performer Travis Scott.Hip hop acts rarely play the Super Bowl halftime show. Since P Diddy and Nelly took the stage for small roles in 2004, only a few pure hip-hop acts (specifically, Nicki Minaj and Missy Elliott) have assisted the performance; never headlining.So who his Scott, the latest rapper to step on stage this year with Maroon 5? Well, Scott’s not the household name that an artist like Drake, Jay-Z, Kanye West or Eminem is. But he is the hottest thing going in urban music.Scott (real name Jacques Webster II) scored a No.1 album in 2018 with “Astroworld” and released one of the biggest singles of the year with the Drake-assisted “Sicko Mode.” “Astroworld” is nominated for three Grammys at the Feb. 10 ceremony. … [Read more...] about Who is Travis Scott, Super Bowl LIII halftime performer?
Cydney Henderson USA TODAY Published 11:07 PM EST Dec 5, 2018 When you mess with one of the Kardashian-Jenner tribe, you mess with all of them. Kim Kardashian West jumped to the defense of her younger sister Kylie Jenner, slamming YouTube personality Christian Adam for sparking cheating rumors by spreading an image of himself purposefully imitating Travis Scott with another woman – all for the sake of a video experiment. "I hate that I am bringing attention to this but this is absolutely disgusting that you would find this funny to mess with Travis & Kylie who just started a family together," Kardashian West tweeted Wednesday. Related: Is Travis Scott cheating on Kylie Jenner with another woman? He calls the story 'fake' Here's what happened. The internet was set on fire earlier this week by a single image of what appeared to be the "Sicko Mode" rapper, complete with his signature braids, getting cozy with … [Read more...] about Kim K slams YouTuber who imitated Travis Scott in fake cheating pic
By Joey Guerra Updated 6:06 pm CST, Saturday, November 17, 2018 Astroworld Festival-goers entering the fairground at NRG Park on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Houston. Astroworld Festival-goers entering the fairground at NRG Park on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Houston. Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Staff Photographer Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 29 Caption Close Image 1 of 29 Astroworld Festival-goers entering the fairground at NRG Park on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Houston. Astroworld Festival-goers entering the fairground at NRG Park on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in Houston. Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Staff Photographer This is Travis Scott’s world and we’re just raging in it 1 / … [Read more...] about This is Travis Scott’s world and we’re just raging in it
Culture Kylie Jenner There’s a reason Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott are rarely seen together, the couple explained in a Tuesday interview with GQ. The youngest Kardashian is a natural in front of the cameras, but it's “torture” for Scott. “He was whispering to me the whole time,” Jenner said. “He just doesn't like taking the photos.” Jenner and Scott are new parents to daughter Stormi Webster, who was born February 1. Despite their official status as a family, the pair is usually separated in the spotlight: where Jenner goes, Scott does not usually follow. Jenner explained this is to preserve their relationship and Scott’s comfort level. “I know he doesn't like the attention," she said. "That's why we just go the extra mile to keep our relationship super private, or like, if he has events or something, I won't come. Because I want him to do his own thing. I want him to be him. I don't want it to be Kylie and Trav. If people … [Read more...] about Where is Travis Scott? Why Kylie Jenner’s Boyfriend Avoids the Spotlight