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When Scott was three years old, his dad bought him his own drum kit, which he played, as well as the piano, before quitting the latter, deciding that it couldn't help him get girls, whereas drum skills, which translated to beatmaking, would. I love drama." Scott's current DJ, Chase B, tells me they have been friends "since we were nine," adding that Scott "was a super-creative kid. I'm not into deep study – all that, like, reading? " You get a sense of what he's talking about when he takes the Oracle stage tonight, mounting his eagle and soaring high above the crowd, and shrieking, "My name is Travis Scott, and I like to fucking rage!As he puts it, "I was trying to fuck bitches, make beats, get fresh." In high school, Scott acted in a local theater troupe. "I was in this play Kiss Me, Kate – you heard of that? When he acted in plays, he would always be the lead – that charisma was already showing through." Today, Scott directs his own music videos, a predilection he ties to a lifelong love of auteurs like John Hughes, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. That's how shit ends up looking like someone else's shit." He smiles. " Stromberg, standing beside me in the center of the floor, says that in their ideal version of the show "the bird would be flying directly over the crowd," though the insurance logistics have proved insurmountable."The energy's been a little strange show-to-show on this tour," Stromberg says."I mean, Travis brings the energy, but there's been seating at every show.
"It was a way of life – fantasies, imagination." Astro World doesn't have a confirmed release date yet, but Scott says that whenever the accompanying tour happens, he wants his concerts to double as bona-fide amusement parks, with rides encircling him as he performs.
Formulating a story, the picture I'm trying to paint.
It's fun making music on the road – I got a whole studio bus." He plops down on a couch, gets lost in his phone.
He's at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, about to face a sold-out crowd. " he yells at no one in particular, letting the scooter fall to the carpet.
Scott's manager, David Stromberg, brings Scott's attention to a dry-erase board, tucked behind a curtain, where a basketball play has been diagrammed in marker. He's winding down a 20-show tour opening for Kendrick Lamar.