Travis Scott's birth name is Jacques Bermon Webster II. He was born on April 30, 1992, in Houston, Texas. He grew up in Missouri City, a suburb of Houston.
Travis Scott began his musical career as a producer and songwriter. He gained recognition by producing beats for various artists, including Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Drake.
Travis Scott adopted his stage name from his uncle, whose name was Travis. He added "Scott" as a homage to his favorite uncle.
Scott released his debut mixtape, "Owl Pharaoh," in 2013. It received positive reviews and helped him gain attention in the hip-hop community.
His breakthrough came with the release of his debut studio album, "Rodeo," in 2015. The album featured hit singles like "Antidote" and "3500" and received critical acclaim.
Travis Scott's most successful and widely acclaimed album to date is "Astroworld," released in 2018. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned popular singles such as "Sicko Mode" and "Stargazing."
Scott is not only a musician but also a successful entrepreneur. He has collaborated with various brands, including Nike, McDonald's, and Fortnite, creating limited-edition merchandise and experiences.
Travis Scott is also known for his energetic and captivating live performances. He has take up on several successful tours and headlined major music festivals in worldwide.
Travis Scott has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards throughout his career. His nominations include categories like Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song, and Best Music Video