As La Flame turns 26 today, it’s hard to deny that his career is already busy. From his production debut in 2008 to his biggest hits on the Billboard charts, a look back at the career of an already well-established superstar.

From his real name Jacques Berman Webster, Travis Scott is one of the most talented artists in the US Rap sphere. The rapper notably made himself known to the general public thanks to his first opus baptized “Rodeo”.

He then imposed himself in the American musical universe by chaining collaborations all as interesting as each other. Close-up on the career and the greatest successes of the man whom the media have dubbed the Rockstar of US Rap.

Who is Travis Scott? Rapper’s biography 

Born April 30, 1992 in Houston, Texas (USA), Travis Scott is a singer, musician and producer. The artist comes from a family of 4 children and grew up in Missouri City, a city located in the county of Fort Bend. At 16, Jacques Berman began a career as a Beats producer by forming a group called The Graduates with Chris Holloway. Before giving up his studies, he was enrolled at the University of Texas at San Antonio and then at the University of Texas at Austin. He then moved to Los Angeles where, with his friend Mike Waxx, he learned about recording and publishing music.

Signed on the Grand Hustle Records and Epic labels, Jacques Berman also defines himself as a model, actor and director. He notably participated in the television series Ballers in 2017 and in the short film Birds in the Trap by Fleur Fortune. He also served as director on productions such as Way Back with James Harden and Highest in the Room.

Quick and promising beginnings

Very quickly, the young rapper stood out on the New York hip-hop scene. In 2012, he signed a contract with Epic Records. Noticed by Kanye West , he also signed with GOOD Music, but as a producer.

Travis Scott ‘s first solo project is a self-produced mixtape entitled ” Owl Pharaoh ” which was released in May 2013. A second mixtape, ” Days Before Rodeo “, followed in August 2014, then a first album, ” Rodeo “, a year later. The biggest names have been invited to this disc, from Quavo to Kanye West via The Weeknd and Justin Bieber . The single ” Antidote ” was an instant hit and placed in the American Top 20.

Travis Scott then proved his skills as a producer by joining the Good Music label run by Kanye West.

Prestigious collaborations

His second album, ” Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight “, landed in September 2016 and went to number one. In 2017, Travis Scott decided to collaborate with Quavo for a major project. The two acolytes release the album ” Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho ” under the name of Huncho Jack in December. The record is immediately placed in third place in the Top 200.

But out of the question to take a vacation for Travis Scott leaves immediately in the studio to prepare his next solo album, ” AstroWorld “. On May 3, 2018, a first single was released, ” Watch “, featuring Kanye West and Lil Uzi Vert . The album was unveiled on August 3, 2018. 

Travis Scott albums

As mentioned above, Travis Scott was revealed to the public thanks to his first opus called ” Rodeo “. Released on September 4, 2015, this album was one of the most appreciated on the market. It included collaborations with big names in American Rap and RnB. Indeed, the rapper had invited on this project Kanye West, Young Thug, The Weekend and Justin Bieber. The album also included the names of Swae Lee, Future, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, Toro y Moi and Schoolboy Q. than “Antidote”. This one was ranked 16th in the famous American Billboard Hot 100 .

On September 2, 2016, Travis Scott officially launched his second album entitled ” Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight “. The album was distributed by Epic Records, a label owned by Sony Music Entertainment. It is backed by popular tracks such as “Wonderful”, “Pick Up the Phone” and “Goosebumps”. This opus recorded very positive reviews and occupied the first place of the most listened to albums in the USA. For the finalization of this album, Travis Scott called upon Kendrick Lamar, 21 Savage, Bryson Tyler and Quavo.

Travis Scott’s third studio album will be released on August 3, 2018. It is undoubtedly the rapper’s most popular album. Named Astroworld , this project brought together 17 titles including sicko mode, in collaboration with Drake, Swae Lee & Big Hawk. More than 122 people and artists participated in the writing and creation of this album.

On October 5, 2020, Travis Scott announced on social networks the upcoming release of his fourth album ” Utopia “. For now, no date has been associated with the release of this project.

Between the recording of these albums, the Texan rapper has participated in collaborative projects. We will mainly mention the album ” Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho ” composed with Quavo in 2017 and ” Jackboys” released in 2019. He is also the author of the mixtapes “Owl Pharaoh” and “Days Before Rodeo” released respectively in 2013 and 2014.

All Travis Scott albums:

  • Travis Scott – Jackboys (2019)
  • Travis Scott – Astroworld (2018)
  • Travis Scott – Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho (2017)
  • Travis Scott – Birds in the trap Sing McKnight (2016)
  • Travis Scott – Rodeo (2015)

Travis Scott Astroworld

One of Scott’s biggest money makers over the years is his Astroworld music pageant held in his hometown of Houston. The concept is based on his 2018 album of the same name. The first Astroworld took place in November of the same year. It has been held every year at NRG Park in Houston since then, with the exception of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pageant returned for its 2021 edition, at least eight people died as a result of crowds that were cramped in tight spaces and trampled by supporters. Scott momentarily paused his show to make sure emergency medical services were attending to one person he had seen, but there were several others he didn’t see, so he continued. the broadcast.

Family members of those killed in the chaos have filed lawsuits against Astroworld, LiveNation and SCott himself. There are more than 40 lawsuits pending and ongoing. The second night of Astroworld 2021 was canceled following the tragedy, which the Houston Police Department deemed a “high casualty event”.

Cacti, his clothing brand

After a series of successful collaborations with Jordan and Nike, rapper Travis Scot decides to start a career in fashion. During an interview granted to Forbes Magazine, Travis Scott announced the launch of his own brand of clothing which he will baptize: Cacti .

The interpreter of the tube “Goosebumps” had already appeared on social networks with accessories, in particular a cap bearing the inscription CACTI. This logo will now be displayed on T-shirts, jackets and other accessories. The key pieces of the collection that accompanies this release are the work pant and the work jacket .

Like A$AP Rocky with Dior, La Flame signed in 2016 to be the face of the French house’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection. He thus succeeds in mixing two very different worlds and in turn asserting hip-hop culture within a luxury brand, thus bringing his stone to the building of the ever more regular rapprochement between urban culture and haute couture.

The personal life of Travis Scott

One cannot evoke the private life of Travis Scott without referring to the star of reality tv Kylie Jenner. It was during the Coachella Festival, an event launched by the music group Pearl Jam, that the rapper met the latter. In April 2017 , the artist officially announced her relationship with the famous influencer known for her role in the program “The Incredible Kardashian Family”. 

Travis Scott has been in an open sexual relationship with his great love, Kylie Jenner since April 2017, with whom he has a daughter who was born in February 2018. Kyle is an American reality TV personality, model, and entrepreneur. She was born on August 10, 1997 in Los Angeles, California.

Kylie is the daughter of Caitlyn Jenner, a 1976 Olympic Decathlon who came out as transgender. She is a sister of Kendall Jenner and a half-sister of Kim Kardashian. She co-hosts the reality show Keeping Up With the Kardashians . At 21, his net worth is $900 million. They both appeared on the August 2018 cover of GQ Magazine.

But like any other celebrity relationship, rumors are always on the agenda. There have been rumors of a breakup between Travis Scott and Kylie Jenner breaking the internet. However, the rumors have either been dismissed or confirmed by the lovebirds, so it’s safe to assume they’re still together.

The handing over of the keys to his town of Missouri City

Allen Owen, Mayor of Missouri City, Texas, honored Travis Scott earlier this year for his achievement in arts and culture during Black History Month by presenting him with the keys to Missouri City , a small town on the outskirts of Houston where La Flame grew up. The Texas rapper performed his hit ‘ Butterfly Effect ‘ on the Town Hall stage and paid tribute to his hometown: ‘ All I ever wanted to do was visit the world and promote our city. It’s this place that gave me all my ideas… I owe everything to this city ”. A reward that the main interested party will probably remember for a long time.

Travis Scott net worth

In just a few short years, Scott has achieved many of the goals that artists dream of, including brand partnerships and high-profile song collaborations. And at 30, he has a whole career in the entertainment industry ahead of him. After rising through the ranks of the music industry throughout the 2010s, Scott made a personal fortune of $60 million, according to Superstar Net Worthy of.

In 2020 the rapper’s career seemed to be at a standstill. The return to the summit is all the more spectacular. According to the American business magazine People With Money and its long-awaited list of the “highest paid rappers in the world” published on Wednesday (August 17), Scott would have amassed between the months of July 2021 and July 2022 the prodigious sum of 82 million euros , ringing and stumbling. An increase of almost 50 million compared to the previous year, enough to cheer him up.

To establish its ranking, People With Money magazine takes into account direct earnings but also income from advertising partnerships, royalties and any other investment.

According to calculations, the rapper-entrepreneur would weigh nearly 245 million euros. In addition to his professional earnings, he owes his immense fortune to judicious stock market investments, a substantial real estate portfolio and the very lucrative advertising contract with CoverGirl cosmetics . He would also own several restaurants in Washington (including the chain ”  Chez l’gros Travis  “), a football club in Houston, and would also be involved in teenage fashion with a clothing line ”  Scott Seduction  ” as well as a perfume ”  Travis’ water”, so many financial successes.

This first place was eagerly awaited by Travis Scott fans who no longer dared to hope for this triumphant return to the front of the stage.

Travis Scott’s Social Media 

You can follow rapper Travis Scott on his social networks:

  • Twitter : @trvisXX
  • Instagram : @travisscott
  • Snapchat : @scottxx
  • TikTok : none
  • Youtube : TravisScottXX
  • Facebook : travisscottlaflame
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Awards and Achievements

In 2016, Travis Scott won a BET Hip Hop Award. The following year, he won a Teen Choice Award.

With his baroque music and his energy on stage, Travis Scott has now established himself as a true icon of US Rap. With his 4th album “Utopia”, the artist promises his fans new collaborations and an exceptional musical style.

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