Travis Scott

Travis Scott
Travis Scott April 2017.jpg
Scott performing in April 2017
BornJacques Webster
(1991-04-30) April 30, 1991 (age 27)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Other names
  • La Flame
  • Cactus Jack
  • Trav
Partner(s)Kylie Jenner (2017–present)
Children1
Musical career
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • drum machine
  • keyboards
Years active2008–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitetravisscott.com

Jacques Webster (born April 30, 1991), known professionally as Travis Scott (formerly stylized as Travi$ Scott), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

In 2012, Scott signed his first major-label deal with Epic Records. In November of the same year, Scott signed a deal with Kanye West's GOOD Music, to be a part of its production wing Very GOOD Beats, after appearing on the label's 2012 compilation album Cruel Summer. In April 2013, it was announced Scott signed a record deal with T.I.'s Grand Hustle imprint.

Scott's first full-length project, a mixtape titled Owl Pharaoh, was self-released in May 2013. This was followed with a second mixtape, titled Days Before Rodeo, in August 2014. Scott's debut studio album Rodeo, was released in September 2015 and was led by the hit single "Antidote", which reached the top 20 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. His second album, Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, was released in September 2016, to generally positive reviews. The following year, Travis Scott released a collaborative album with Quavo titled Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho under the group name Huncho Jack.

Early life

Webster was born in Houston, Texas. He grew up in Missouri City, a middle-class suburban area bordering southwest Houston. Webster lived with his grandmother, but later moved to the suburbs, where his father ran his own business.[3] Webster attended a private elementary school and middle school though graduated from Elkins High School, a public high school at the age of seventeen.[4] Webster then later attended the University of Texas at San Antonio before dropping out to fully pursue his music career when he was a sophomore.[5][6]

After dropping out, Webster immediately moved to New York City in an attempt to start his music career. His parents, frustrated that he had dropped out of university, eventually cut him off financially.[7]

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