Travis Scott Biography
Born Jacques Webster, on April 30, 1992, he was born in Houston, Texas. Although he was born in Houston, he grew up in Missouri City, a suburban area outside Houston and attended Elkins High School. Normally, Scott would stay with his grandmother, while his mother worked for the company Apple, and his father ran his own business. Scott used to skip school to meet up with Mike Dean for studio sessions. Scott also worked with classmates Chris Holloway, dropping a mixtape titled "The Graduates". Scott said he was a nerd in high school. Scott attended the The University of Texas at Austin as well as The University of Texas at San Antonio before dropping out.
Scott performed a supposedly new single from his studio debut album, which was tentatively named "1975" featuring Big Sean at the Texan festival SXSW on March 13, 2014.Scott later confirmed via his Twitter account that the song wasn't called "1975", but it was the first single from his debut album. Then, again on his Twitter account, he confirmed the name of the album, entitled Rodeo. On May 5, 2014, Scott released the full version of the new single, now named "Don't Play" featuring Big Sean and the band, The 1975, on his SoundCloud and Twitter accounts. After months of touring between May and July, Scott took to his Twitter to announce that he was releasing a new project named Days Before Rodeo, an album which would be served as a lead on to his debut studio album. On August 17, 2014, Scott tweeted a link to his website, which contained the tracklist and artwork of the album. Later in 2014, Scott released some snippets of Yung Lean's song "Ghosttown".
On January 27, 2015, he released two new tracks onto his SoundCloud account; "Nothing But Net", featuring Young Thug and PartyNextDoor, and "High Fashion", featuring Future, as well as announcing a Spring US tour with Young Thug and Metro Boomin as promotion for Rodeo which is reportedly due to be released in the first half of 2015.
In March 2015, Barbadian singer Rihanna released her new single titled "Bitch Better Have My Money", which is co-written and produced by Scott.