10 facts you need to know about the hottest thing in hip-hop right now. No, NOT Drake!
By Bryan Durham - August 10, 20180 facts you need to know about the hottest thing in hip-hop right now. No, NOT Drake!" width="491" height="589" /> The cover of Travis Scott’s latest album, Astroworld
Everything you need to know about Travis Scott and his latest album, Astroworld
1. REAL NAME: Jacques Webster Jr.
2. NAMES HE GOES BY: Travi$ Scott, La Flame, Cactus Jack.
3. BABY DADDY: Has been dating Kylie Jenner since April 2017. The birth of their daughter Stormi was announced on February 4, 2018.
4. TRACKS TO STARDOM: Here are three of his biggest hits so far: Antidote, goosebumps and Butterfly Effect.
5. ASTROWORLD: Third studio album. 17 tracks. Features at least 10 big featuring acts. Some are seeing the album as a love letter to his hometown, Houston in Texas. Title comes from an theme park that closed down in 1992. Stargazing and Sicko Mode charting in India everywhere. With the release of the Stop Trying To Be God music video, expect it to do as well as Drake’s Scorpion.
6. QUAVO CONNECTION: The two formed a supergroup called Huncho Jack in December 2017.
7. PLAYING FAVOURITES: In an interview to complex, Travis said “He (Kid Cudi) is the ultimate. He’s like, one of the realest rappers alive. His music has an edge to it.” He told MTV that he cried the first time he met Kid Cudi.
8. KANYE IS FAMILY: Signed to West’s GOOD Music label in 2012. He later signed to another label, but they aren’t just work buddies, Travis is the baby daddy of Kylie Jenner, Kanye’s sister-in-law and wife Kim Kardashian West’s youngest sister.
9. LEFT OUT: A Kanye-Lil Uzi Vert track called Watch.
10. NET WORTH: As of 2018, an estimated $8 million (£5.3 million).