May 19, 2024

Jacques Bermon Webster II (born April 30, 1991) is a renowned American singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer Known Professionally as Travis Scott, who has significantly impacted the music industry.

Travis Scott rose to prominence with the release of several hit songs that garnered him immense fame and recognition. His unique style and innovative approach to music have earned him a dedicated fan base.

Notably, on July 28, 2023, Travis Scott released his highly anticipated album titled “Utopia.” The album received widespread acclaim from fans and critics alike, further solidifying his position as a prominent figure in contemporary music.

Early Life

Travis Scott was born and raised by his parents in Houston, Texas. His father, Jacques Webster, was a successful entrepreneur who owned his business, while his mother, Wanda Webster, worked at a prominent Apple firm. Travis had a close relationship with his siblings, Joshua Webster and Jordan Webster.

During his early years, Travis spent significant time with his grandmother in South Park, Houston. However, the neighbourhood’s notorious and unhealthy lifestyle led his parents to relocate him to Missouri, where they were settled, where they believed Travis would have a better environment to grow up in.

While attending Elkins High School, Travis began to discover and nurture his passion for music, which his father and grandfather passed down to him. He started experimenting with music production and writing his songs. Travis’s dedication to music continued to grow, even as he pursued his education.

After completing high school, Travis enrolled at the University of Texas in San Antonio to further his education. However, as his passion for music intensified, he faced a tough choice between academics and his burgeoning music career. Ultimately, he decided to follow his heart and dropped out of college to focus entirely on pursuing a career in the music industry.

Travis Scott’s decision to leave college proved to be a pivotal moment in his life. He moved to Los Angeles, California, where he immersed himself in the music scene, collaborating with other artists and honing his craft. His unique style and innovative approach to music production quickly gained attention, and he started gaining traction as a talented and promising artist.

Career

Travis Scott’s illustrious career is a testament to his undeniable talent and relentless pursuit of artistic excellence. He immersed himself in music from a young age, learning to play the drums and piano. His early interest in producing beats and creating music laid the foundation for an extraordinary journey in the music industry.

After dropping out of the University of Texas, San Antonio, Travis moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his dreams. He started collaborating with various artists and producers there, honing his skills and developing his unique sound. In 2012, Travis Scott’s talent caught the attention of prominent figures in the music world, and he signed with Kanye West’s GOOD Music and T.I.’s Grand Hustle. These label signings provided the platform he needed to showcase his artistry to a broader audience.

In 2013, Travis released his debut mixtape, “Owl Pharaoh,” which received critical acclaim and set the stage for his breakthrough success. The following year, he dropped “Days Before Rodeo,” another mixtape that further solidified his position in the hip-hop scene. 

Travis Scott’s breakthrough came with the release of his debut studio album, “Rodeo,” in 2015. The album’s unique fusion of trap, psychedelic, and electronic sounds, along with hit singles like “Antidote,” catapulted him into the mainstream, earning him widespread recognition and a dedicated fan base.

As his career soared, Travis Scott continued to explore new musical territories, experimenting with various genres and collaborating with other prominent artists. His second studio album, “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight,” released in 2016, was another commercial and critical success. 

However, his third studio album, “Astroworld,” released in 2018, became a cultural phenomenon. The album’s intricate production, compelling storytelling, and chart-topping hits like “SICKO MODE” earned Travis numerous accolades and Grammy nominations, firmly establishing him as a leading figure in modern hip-hop.

On July 28, 2023, Travis Scott released his most recent studio album, Utopia, featuring some prominent American artists like Swae Lee, Playboi Carti, Beyoncé, The Weekend, and several others.

Beyond music, Travis Scott has ventured into entrepreneurship, launching the annual Astroworld Festival in his hometown and collaborating with major brands on exclusive merchandise and products. 

Moreover, his philanthropic efforts, such as providing scholarships to students and supporting community initiatives, showcase his commitment to positively impacting beyond the stage.

Discography 

  • Rodeo
  • Utopia
  • Classic 
  • Highest in the Room
  • Astroworld 
  • Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight 

Personal Life

The 33 years old artist, a renowned rapper and musician, was involved in a high-profile romantic relationship with Kylie Jenner, a well-known reality T.V. personality, back in 2017. Their relationship began to blossom publicly, drawing significant media attention. Together, they welcomed a daughter into the world on January 1, 2018, named Stormi Webster.

However, as with many celebrity relationships, Travis and Kylie faced challenges, and they eventually decided to part ways in 2019. Despite their breakup, they maintained a co-parenting relationship and remained committed to raising their daughter together.

In the aftermath of their separation, rumours and speculations about a potential reconciliation between Travis and Kylie circulated in the media. Fans and tabloids often speculated about their status as they frequently spent time together at events and occasions, leading to further speculation about a possible reunion.

Social Media

  • Twitter @trvisxx
  • Facebook @travisscottlaflame
  • Instagram @travisscott

Net Worth

Travis Scott has an estimated net worth of approximately US$50 million.


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