Travis Scott made his first television appearance after the tragedy at Astroworld The Astroworld Tragedy took place this past weekend at the Billboard Music Awards for 2022. Travis Scott is scheduled to appear Sunday at the Billboard Music Awards, marking his first big public appearance since the crush of people killed ten people and injured thousands of others at his Astroworld festival in Houston last November.

At the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, Travis Scott performed his songs Mafia and Lost Forever, marking his first television appearance since the Astroworld festival tragedy that left ten dead and hundreds injured last November. Tonight, at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, Travis Scott made his first major public appearance since the tragic 2021 Astroworld Festival, which left 10 dead. Travis Scott has won many awards for his music including the 2016 BET Hip-Hop Award, 2017 Teen Choice Award, 2019 BET Award, two 2019 BET Hip-Hop Awards, 2019 Billboard Music Award, and the 2021 Premio Lo Nuestro.

Travis Scotts breakout success with his first solo mixtape continued with his second mixtape, Days Before Rodeo, his third studio album, Astroworld, and his collaborative work, which has earned him accolades in music awards and from his peers. Within seven years of his arrival to the mainstream through Wests compilation album Cruel Summer (2012), on which he served as a co-producer and a featured artist, Scott had achieved multiple platinum singles as a solo artist, including a run of four, beginning with Antidote, a track from his debut number-three-hit debut album, Rodeo (2015). Scott was hired as in-house producer at Kanye Wests GOOD Music, appearing on the labels Cruel Summer compilation album in 2012.

Travis Scott
Travis Scott

In March 2013, Scott released a music video for Quintana, a track that was initially intended to feature in Owl Pharaoh. Delivering his set on what was designed to be an ice-cold, frozen-over blizzard-covered snowbunker on the desolate, frozen tundra, Travis Scott begins with his track Mafia, with smoke and mist billowing around his feet and swallowing up the cold, fake-place.

Add to this that Travis album Astroworld features the biggest song of his career, the Drake-assisted Sicko Mode, and it is clear Travis is in a special zone. Travis Scott has had a few standout performances on the Main Stage as well, including soaring through the Grammy Awards, the Super Bowl halftime show, and coming back from a knee injury to end his headlining set at Rolling Loud New York. He was also nominated for 24 other awards for his music in 2018 and 2019. His third and latest album, Astroworld, saw him cement his position as a major worldwide act, achieving his first number-one Billboard Hot 100 single, Sicko Mode, which he performed at the 2019 Superbowl Halftime Show.

Travis Scott Astroworld Album

Astroworld is a Hip Hop/Psychedelic Rap album, which features elements from Trap music and Psychedelic Music. Astroworld follows American rapper Travis Scotts second studio album Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight (2016), as well as his collaboration Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho (2017), with Quavo. Larry Fitzmaurice of Pitchfork has called Astroworld American rapper Travis Scotts strongest album to date, saying his mastery of curation helps to carve out a gooey, dank, psychedelic world, featuring blinding production and strange delights at every turn, though considering Scott plays the ringmaster to his neon-decayed sound circus, instead of being the star attraction. The album the song appears on, 2016s Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight, captured Scott at a point where he is honed in on refining the rawer edges of his sound, with more daring hooks and a slower leaning toward more orderly song structures.

Such is the case with Astroworld, surely his strongest release to date. Twenty-four hours after dropping a date on Astroworld, Astroworld, Travis Scott returned on Tuesday (July 31) with artwork for his elusive third album. After completely dominating the rap landscape with worldwide hits such as Pick Up The Phone, Goosebumps, and Antidote, Travis Scotts singular ambitions are set to be realized on Travis Scotts third studio album. A 2015 Deadspin article entitled Travis Scott is Worse Than Iggy Azalea made a case for Scott being an adept culture-ripper–a perception that became a bit more solidified the next year, when he was accused of basically stealth-stealing Young Thugs Young Thug-Quavo collab Pick Up The Phone by Young Thug himself.

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