Travis Scott fans reportedly faked over 60,000 signatures on Coachella petition

But the number of signatures then plummeted overnight, dropping from over 70,000 to barely 5,000.

Over 60,000 signatures were removed from the petition after engineers at Change.org detected “fraudulent activity”, reports BuzzFeed with a representative adding: “Our team identified patterns of fraudulent activity and removed the corresponding signatures that were seen on this petition.”

The petition has since been removed entirely from Change.org and can no longer be accessed.

A representative has since told NME: “This petition was removed from Change.org due to violations of our Community Guidelines. The petition was found to contain fraudulent signatures, which were removed. After further investigation, our team discovered that the petition had produced several fraudulent attempts, which forced a complete removal of the petition.

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“We are deeply committed to the experience of our users, which means prioritising accuracy, and finding and eliminating fraud. We have a range of automated systems and teams dedicated to blocking and removing double or fake signatures and detect other fraudulent activity.”

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Meanwhile, earlier this month, it was announced that Kanye West (officially billed as Ye, his legal name), Billie Eilish and Harry Styles are now set to headline Coachella.

West’s appearance has led to some fans speculating that Scott may now make an appearance onstage with Ye.

“Coachella replaced Travis Scott with Kanye West, they don’t know Kanye West is going to bring him out on stage,” one wrote.

Another added: “Would you be surprised if Kanye West brought out Travis Scott at Coachella?”

Coachella replaced Travis Scott out with Kanye West, they don't know Kanye West is going to bring him out on stage.

— Johnny Malepa (@JohnnyMalepa) January 21, 2022

Would you be surprised if Kanye West brought out Travis Scott at Coachella⁉️🤔

— RapTV (@raptvcom) January 23, 2022

Meanwhile, Scott is potentially facing multiple lawsuits over the fatal Astroworld crowd crush last year.

Thus far, nearly 2,800 plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against parties including Scott, Live NationDrake, NRG Energy, the Harris County Sports Authority and Scott’s two companies, Jack Enterprises and Cactus Jack.

The backlash against Scott following the tragedy continued with Dior recently indefinitely postponing their collaboration with the rapper out of respect for the victims.

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Travis Scott’s lawyer disputes fan’s copyright claim that rapper stole centaur artwork

The project in question stems from 2016 and features, among other tracks, songs from Scott’s ‘Days Before Rodeo’ mixtape.

As Complex notes, its release status has remained a source of confusion for fans. The project is currently unavailable on DSPs including Apple Music and Spotify, however, a Tidal upload of the compilation remains active.

Travis Scott performs live in 2019. CREDIT: Scott Legato/Getty Images for Live Nation

Mehala, who also goes by the name Black Childish, claimed in legal documents seen by TMZ that he registered a copyright for the centaur art in 2019 and attempted to contact Scott’s representatives.

According to Mehala, a lawyer got back in touch to say that Scott wasn’t aware of the situation. TMZ‘s report adds that Mehala is now suing Scott for “hundreds of thousands of dollars”.

Scott’s lawyer said that Mehala’s lawsuit should be dismissed.

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“This is a frivolous and baseless filing which will almost certainly be thrown out once it has its day in court. Anyone with access to the internet could tell you that Travis never released an album named ‘La Flame’,” he said.

“The illustration in question was fan-made and was uploaded to streaming services by fans, something any user has the option of doing. Streaming services quickly removed it after realising people were trying to pass this off as a real album cover. We look forward to dismissing this case entirely.”

Meanwhile, Scott is potentially facing multiple lawsuits over the fatal Astroworld crowd crush last year.

Thus far, nearly 2,800 plaintiffs have filed lawsuits against parties including Scott, Live NationDrake, NRG Energy, the Harris County Sports Authority and Scott’s two companies, Jack Enterprises and Cactus Jack.

The backlash against Scott following the tragedy has continued, with Dior recently indefinitely postponing their collaboration with the rapper out of respect for the victims.

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Fans speculate Travis Scott could make his live return at Rolling Loud Miami 2022

Take a look at just some of the reactions to Rolling Loud’s Tweet below:

We NEED Travis again https://t.co/0Z2vjZ3b8K

— Jools (@Julian_g_03) December 28, 2021

Travis 🔥🔥🔥

— yahboimak (@Yahboimak) December 27, 2021

So does that mean @trvisXX 👀

— jonathan (@jmacielXX) December 29, 2021

Oh shit Travis Scott is performing does mean we gonna die ?

— Harman (@Frushed_) December 30, 2021

If that dirtbag Travis headlining, boycott it. He should never get behind a mic again.

— Lady Marija Norris (@MarijaNorris) December 31, 2021

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Next year’s Rolling Loud Miami will take place from Friday July 22 through to Sunday 24. The lineup is due to be announced sometime in January.

Scott has largely kept out of the spotlight since the Astroworld tragedy, however just before Christmas (December 23), the rapper was seen giving out over 5,000 toys to kids in his hometown of Houston.

December 9 saw Scott give his first public interview since Astroworld, telling Charlamagne Tha God that he’d been on an “emotional rollercoaster” in the weeks following the tragic event, and admitting that he has a “responsibility to figure out what happened”.

The families of several victims have since spoken out against Scott for his statements, arguing that he was merely punting the blame elsewhere. Half of the victims’ families have rejected Scott’s offer to cover funeral expenses.

Reports later surfaced that he had been taken off the Coachella 2022 line-up, after more than 60,000 people signed a Change.org petition calling on festival organisers to remove him. Dior also indefinitely postponed their collaboration with the rapper out of respect for the families of victims.

Last Wednesday (December 22), the US’ House Oversight and Reform Committee launched a bipartisan investigation into Live Nation, scrutinising the company’s role in the festival’s planning, and how those representing it responded when chaos began to unfold in the crowd.

A day prior, Scott appeared to resume promotion for his upcoming ‘Utopia’ project, returning the phrase to his Instagram bio. He’d preciously scrubbed any mention of it from his social media platforms in the wake of the Astroworld tragedy.

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Family of 14-year-old Astroworld victim file lawsuit against Travis Scott

It names a long list of defendants, including Scott, Live Nation Worldwide and its subsidiaries, Scoremore LLC and its subsidiaries, as well as other entities involved with production, promotion and security.

A second lawsuit has also been filed on behalf of Adam and Jennifer Cox, parents of a minor, named in the suit as “B.C.,” who was injured during the stampede and was a friend of Hilgert.

Travis Scott performs during the 2021 Astroworld Festival. Credit: Erika Goldring/WireImage

Both suits claim negligence and gross negligence on the part of all of the defendants.

The Hilgert family are also calling for changes to be made in the way concerts are organised, including security requirements, available medical facilities and the elimination of general admission seating instead of assigned seats.

“The pain of our loss from our son John not making it home alive from an event such as this is intolerable,” Chris Hilgert said in a statement. “He was a beautiful young man who simply wanted to enjoy his first concert event with friends, whom he treasured spending time with more than anything else.”

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He added: “This pain should never be felt by anyone over a loved one attending a live concert. Our sole aim in filing this lawsuit is to prevent this type of tragedy from ever happening again at a live concert.

“There is no excuse for the poor crowd design, event execution and lack of response that was exercised at this festival that resulted in the tragic death of our son and nine others along with scores of other people that were innocently injured.”

Numerous lawsuits have been filed against Scott, the event’s promoter Live Nation and others involved.

Meanwhile, it was recently reported that seven out of the 10 victims were standing in the same overcrowded area of the Astroworld audience.

Scott also made his first public appearance recently since the tragedy. He was pictured at a Southern California golf course with Michael Jordan, Mark Wahlberg and other famous friends.

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Chuck D defends Travis Scott over Astroworld tragedy

In the wake of the disaster, Scott has been named a defendant in a host of lawsuits, including one on behalf of 282 clients, seeking $2billion in damages.

In a statement shared across social media, Chuck D said: “Travis Scott is a performer, not a concert promoter. He doesn’t build stages or coordinate logistics, he’s not an expert in crowd control or security or emergency medical services. But he does trust LiveNation and all the other concert promoters who are supposed to do all of this.”

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The statement went on to say, “I’m tired of these corporations shucking their most crucial responsibility. This negligence can’t continue. Folks want answers. I’m not buying the Young Black Man did it. He’s being blamed for a crime while the old white men running the corps … stay quiet in the shadows, counting their money and watching their stock prices go up and up.”

“The excuse of Scott’s irresponsible actions don’t wash. If his act had a history of that behaviour why promote him to bigger venues? Why partner with him in the first place?”

The Public Enemy frontman then accused LiveNation of silencing other people wanting to speak out in defence of Scott. “LiveNation controlled the show. They control almost all of the concert venues. No one can say a word against them unless they want to be blacklisted and hurt their careers,” he claimed.

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He then called on the entire team at LiveNation “and a consortium of all the major concert promoters out there to do the right thing. To step up and step out of the shadows to fix these situations and save lives. To stop letting one Young Black Man take the blame, the hate, the fall.”

“We don’t know everything that happened or exactly what failed. But concert promoters have all the power to make the changes to keep everyone safe and alive,” he added.

NME has reached out to LiveNation for comment.

The CEO of ParaDocs, the medical company hired by Astroworld, has also spoken out on the crowd surge tragedy, saying that his staff faced an “impossible feat” of treating 11 people with cardiac arrests at the same time. He also said that it’s something he’ll have “nightmares about for the rest of [his] life.”

In the days after the incident, Houston Police chief Troy Finner said he “expressed concerns” to Scott regarding safety at the event in the days leading up to Astroworld while Houston Fire chief Samuel Pena has since claimed that Scott should have stopped the show earlier but also said: “I’m not prepared to say he was fully aware of what was going on.”

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Lawyer says Travis Scott “did not know what was going on” during his Astroworld set

Appearing on Good Morning America today (November 12) Scott’s lawyer Edwin McPherson has said that Scott was never told that the “mass casualty” crowd crush had occurred while he was onstage. The message “never got to Travis. It never got to Travis’ crew. He’s up there trying to perform, he does not have any ability to know what’s going on below, especially on a mass level.”

"Travis didn’t really understand the full effect of everything until the next morning.” — Travis Scott’s attorney Edwin F. McPherson on deadly Astroworld festival. https://t.co/pP82N0MhqZ pic.twitter.com/abs6NABs3c

— Good Morning America (@GMA) November 12, 2021

“Travis didn’t really understand the full effect of everything until the next morning, truly. He did not know what was going on,” he added. “Understand that when he’s up onstage and he has flash pods going off around him, and he has an ear-monitor that has music blasting through it and his own voice, he can’t hear anything and he can’t see anything”

Since the Astroworld tragedy, Scott has asked families of those impacted to get in touch via email. The statement, shared by his team, said: “He is distraught by the situation and desperately wishes to share his condolences and provide aid to them as soon as possible, but wants to remain respectful of each family’s wishes on how they’d best like to be connected.”

It follows on from the news that Scott would pay for the funeral costs of victims of the Astroworld incident, and has partnered with counselling app BetterHelp to provide online therapy for those in need.

In the wake of the tragedy, lawsuits have continued to grow against Scott, festival promoters Live Nation, and more, while experts have claimed that Astroworld organisers “weren’t prepared” for the huge crowd.

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Fan paralysed at 2017 Travis Scott show speaks out on Astroworld tragedy

“I see you, but are you gonna do it?” the rapper exhorted the fan who already had climbed over the railing. “They gonna catch you. Don’t be scared. Don’t be scared!”

Unlike that fan, who appeared to dangle and drop from the balcony willingly, Green has alleged he was forced over the edge of the higher railing at what he called a “severely crowded” and out-of-control event.

Green filed a lawsuit against Scott and other organisers of the event claiming that he was dragged off the floor by show staff “without a cervical collar, backboard, and other safety precautions,” according to his lawyer, Howard Hershenhorn.

A fan pays their respects outside NRG Park, the site of Astroworld Festival, on November 7, 2021. CREDIT: Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images

“Security picked him up like a sack of potatoes and carried him toward the front. Travis offered him his ring. Then they finally carried him out. Unfortunately, he was paralysed,” claimed Hershenhorn in an interview on Saturday (via Rolling Stone). The case is currently pending.

When Green heard about the tragedy in Houston, his lawyer said he took it hard. “He’s devastated and heartbroken for the families of those who were killed and for those individuals who were severely injured,” Hershenhorn said. “He’s even more incensed by the fact that it could have been avoided had Travis learned his lesson in the past and changed his attitude about inciting people to behave in such a reckless manner.”

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It was reported on Monday (November 8) that three lawsuits had been filed against Scott and festival organisers Live Nation in relation to the Astroworld tragedy, with one also naming Drake – who appeared onstage with Scott at one point – as a co-defendant.

The number of lawsuits since has reportedly continued to swell, with Rolling Stone reporting that 19 had been filed by yesterday afternoon (November 8) in Texas’ Harris Country District Court. Of those, all reportedly named Live Nation and most named Scott.

Scott has announced he will pay for the funeral costs of victims of the incident, as well as cover online therapy costs for those in need.

Travis Scott performing during Astroworld 2021. CREDIT: Erika Goldring/WireImage

A press release issued at the time said Scott was “in active conversations with the city of Houston, law enforcement and local first responders to respectfully and appropriately connect with the individuals and families of those involved.

“These are the first of many steps Travis plans on taking as a part of his personal vow to assist those affected throughout their grieving and recovery process.”

Live Nation and ScoreMore have also announced they are developing a fund to cover the medical bills of the festival’s attendees and provide mental health counselling resources.

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Travis Scott will cover Astroworld victims’ funeral costs and offer free therapy sessions

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Travis Scott confirms imminent release of new music

It follows on from fan speculation that Scott will be dropping a ‘Dystopia’ mixtape before his next album.

SOME NEW MUSIC AT MIDNIGHT.
AHAHAHHSBDBDDKRKRHEB pic.twitter.com/bHWctMvLwr

— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) November 4, 2021

Scott’s new album ‘Utopia’ is meant to be arriving sometime this year. Speaking about it in a recent interview, the rapper said his album focuses on what he believes are the key components of a utopian state: “medicine, nursing, being a better person, talking, language, communication”.

“You think utopia is a society where everything is good: health, buildings, architecture – nah. It’s just about proper lines of communication,” he said.

“Because that’s the dystopian shit we’re in right now. It’s all hate, hate, hate, and all of that is drawn from what? Miscommunication, non-communication, non-understandable communication, ignorance to communication. ‘I don’t like this person.’ Why? Because somebody told me something to not like this person? Because in history I read to not like this person? Why?”

Earlier this year, Scott premiered a new track, reportedly titled ‘Escape Plan’, during his performance at Rolling Loud Miami though the song is yet to be formally released.

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‘Utopia’ will follow on from Scott’s 2018 studio album, ‘Astroworld’, which featured collaborations with Drake, Frank Ocean and The Weeknd, among others.

Upon its release, NME gave the album five stars, describing it as a “lush, complex, extraordinarily accomplished album that invites us mere mortals to peer in at his life behind the velvet rope”.

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Travis Scott announces line-up for Astroworld Fest 2021

Also featured on the bill are Bad Bunny, Lil Baby, 22 Savage, Chief Keef, Master P and more. Tickets are available here.

“SEE YA IN NOVEMBER,” Scott wrote while sharing the official line-up poster. See the tweet below.

SEE YA IN NOVEMBER pic.twitter.com/VZxRyiS2p0

— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) October 26, 2021

Travis Scott recently shared further details about his forthcoming new album ‘Utopia’, which is expected to arrive at some point this year. He said that the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Astroworld’ would focus on what he believes to be the key components of a utopian state, “medicine, nursing, being a better person, talking, language, communication”.

“You think utopia is a society where everything is good: health, buildings, architecture – nah,” the rapper explained. “It’s just about proper lines of communication.”

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In a five-star review, NME hailed ‘Astroworld’ as a “lush, complex, extraordinarily accomplished album that invites us mere mortals to peer in at his life behind the velvet rope”.

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Travis Scott is launching his own cannabis line, Cactus Farms

According to Connected Cannabis, Scott’s first Cactus Farms release is a hybrid strain that was hand-selected by the star himself. It is an “Indica-leaning strain” that is said to feature a “dense, purple bud that releases a pungent, funky-sweet gas aroma rounded out by a unique berry twist”.

Travis Scott performs live. CREDIT: Getty

The new collaboration follows Scott’s new Dior collection, which honours the late rapper Pop Smoke. The Brooklyn native was shot dead during a home invasion in February 2020.

Scott’s range with the designer label features a t-shirt with Pop Smoke’s face on it. “U can’t say Pop and forget the Smoke,” the rapper captioned a post showing a photo of the shirt on Instagram. “Now u in all the stores 4 ever.”

The Dior collaboration marks the first time a musician has been enlisted to create a collection for the fashion house.

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Meanwhile, Scott’s Astroworld Festival will return to his hometown of Houston, Texas later this year. Expanded to a two-day event for 2021, the festival’s 100,000 tickets all sold out within an hour of going on sale.

The rapper is also lining up a new album called ‘Utopia’. The record will see him “expand the sound” of his music by working with “some new people”.

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Travis Scott’s Astroworld Fest is making a return this year

Tweeting about the event, Scott said: “NOVEMBER COME WON’T YOU POP OUT AT THE FEST!!! THIRD ANNUAL. BIRTHDAY FLAMEEEEEE AHHHHHHHH.”

OPEN YOUR EYES TO A WHOLE NEW UNIVERSE !!!!! ☄️☄️☄️

TICKETS ON SALE WED 5/5 10 AM CT !! https://t.co/fT0QQaKkb1 pic.twitter.com/9wyndunl5I

— ASTROWORLD FEST (@astroworldfest) April 30, 2021

NOVEMBER COME WON’T YOU POP OUT AT THE FEST !!! THIRD ANNUAL. BIRTHDAY FLAMEEEEEE AHHHHHHHH ON SALE WEDS 5/5 10AM CT https://t.co/7iBfHx8cBy pic.twitter.com/Aoo6PwMuL6

— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) April 30, 2021

Back in February, Scott continued to tease his fourth album ‘Utopia’, ahead of its anticipated release later this year.

The rapper, who seemingly revealed the album title last summer, opened up in an interview with pioneering film director Robert Rodriguez for i-D Magazine.

“I never tell people this, and I’m probably going to keep it a secret still, but I’m working with some new people and I’m just trying to expand the sound,” Scott said about his new album.

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He added: “I’ve been making beats again, rapping on my own beats, just putting everything together and trying to grow it really. That’s been one of the most fun things about working on this album. I’m evolving, collaborating with new people, delivering a whole new sound, a whole new range.”

In a five star review of Scott’s ‘Astroworld’ album, NME said: “This is the sound of a musician who has worked to forge an entire world, an empire, around himself – we can peer in, but from afar, guessing at his motives and life behind the velvet rope.”

Meanwhile, a review of Scott’s 2019 Astroworld Fest on NME described it as “spectacular” and “out of this world.”

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A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Post Malone for Rolling Loud Miami’s rescheduled 2021 festival

Also on the lineup is Gucci Mane, T-Pain, Kodak Black, Tyga, Gunna, Swae Lee, Roddy Ricch, Jack Harlow, City Girls, Rod Wave, Don Toliver, Lil Durk, Nav, Polo G, Sheck Wes, Bfb Da Packman, Ski Mask the Slump God, Curren$y, Fetty Wap, Chief Keef, Wale, Lil Tjay, Lil Yachty, Young Dolph and Rico Nasty.

Many of this year’s performers were originally booked to perform during the earlier instalment.

ROLLING LOUD MIAMI 2021

ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 23 @ 12PM EThttps://t.co/f7fXFBLWlU pic.twitter.com/rWrVPMpo6t

— Rolling Loud (@RollingLoud) April 19, 2021

The festival said it will honour all passes for those who held onto their Miami 2020 tickets and will grant refunds to ticketholders who are no longer able to attend.

Limited tickets for the festival go on sale April 23 at 12pm ET (5pm BST) here.

The event, which is billed as “the world’s largest hip-hop festival”, has become a key festival fixture in the US since debuting in 2015, with past editions being held in LA, Oakland and New York City.

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Organisers said in a statement:  “We want to extend a massive thank you to all of our ragers who have held onto their tickets.

“We are also working on sweetening the deal for those of you who choose to keep your tickets in addition to the rage pack you already earned from the last reschedule.”

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Travis Scott is being sued for allegedly ripping off a video game joystick design

KontrolFreek, which has a community called FreekNation of over 4 million gamers, claims that Scott’s ads caused confusion that the rapper and KontrolFreek were working together.

The company further claims in court documents that Scott and Cactus Jack had not yet manufactured the alleged copies, but that after KontrolFreek contacted them about its concerns in May.

No contact was allegedly made between the parties after but KontrolFreek claims that when fans later received the Cactus Jack-branded controllers, consumers complained online about their “poor quality.”

The company also claims that the packaging for Scott’s product was in copyright violation, by using the KontrolFreek slogan plus “identical bullet points” touting the thumbsticks’ merits.

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KontrolFreek are seeking damages and want Scott to hand over his profits and destroy his remaining stock.

Meanwhile, Scott recently teamed up with M.I.A. and Young Thug for his new single ‘Franchise’.

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Travis Scott says M.I.A. is “the illest of all time” following collaboration release

“She’s just one of my favourite artists as humans. So it was just amazing. When I finished [‘Franchise’], I couldn’t think of nobody else that could probably just body this shit. You know what I’m saying? Body this shit like as hard as like anyone else, any other rapper, any other artist.”

He continued to say the music world hadn’t “felt this presence in a long time”.

“I’m just trying to get this gig shit right, man,” he said. “We got to get better, right? You know what I’m saying? Like all of this, the energy man – music, beats, raps, God! Everything, she’s the illest of all time.”

Scott also recalled the first time he saw M.I.A. “It was crazy,” he said. “It was just one of the most visual human beings I’ve ever seen. I think I’ve seen a video of her in Lower East Side of New York or Soho, just doing some video or some shit. Man, raps are just fire. The beats is crazy.”

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A video for ‘Franchise’ was released alongside the track, which was directed by Scott. The artwork for the single, meanwhile, was created by George Condo – the contemporary artist behind the cover art for Kanye West’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’.

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Rihanna announces Savage X Fenty show with Travis Scott, Rosalia and more

It will also boast appearances from the likes of Lizzo, Willow Smith, Big Sean, Normani, Rico Nasty and Chika.

The event will take place on October 2 and will be aired exclusively on Amazon Prime. Watch the trailer for Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2 above.

Savage X Fenty is one part of Rihanna’s Fenty empire, which has also seen her collaborate on clothing and footwear with Puma and launch her own makeup range, Fenty Beauty. Earlier this year, she unveiled her latest endeavour, Fenty Skin.

Rihanna is currently working on her highly anticipated ninth album, which will serve as the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Anti’. Last week, she said she wouldn’t “put out music because people are craving it” but would make sure it “will be worth the wait”.

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Meanwhile, the star’s fans recently called for the singer to replace Queen Elizabeth II as Barbados’ head of state. The island is planning to “fully leave” its “colonial past behind” in 2021, with the British monarch no longer ruling the country.

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Miley Cyrus accuses MTV VMAs of sexism: “You’d never tell Travis Scott he couldn’t turn the beauty light off”

She explained that she hadn’t been making “diva” demands on-set but wanted to ensure there was “no key light [or] no beauty light” shining.

“The beauty light is always used on women and I said turn the fucking lights off,” Cyrus told Rogan. “You would never tell Travis Scott or Adam Levine that he couldn’t turn the beauty light off.”

The singer then recalled how getting her bracelet caught in her dress had caused an MTV producer to make the remark: “You want to be treated like a guy? We wouldn’t be dealing with this if a guy was doing it.”

Cyrus continued: “And I said, ‘Well, a guy wouldn’t be doing this because a guy doesn’t sell your show with sex the way that I’m going to.’”

She went on to say that she could have been seen as a “diva” or “bitch” for making the request, which she claimed would not have been the case had it been a male performer.

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“But have The Weeknd come in here and say the same thing, or Kanye is like, a creative God, and it’s like, come on, why am I not getting that I’m a creative mastermind but I’m becoming a bitch?

“No one would ever say that about Kanye West choosing what lighting he wants on a performance.”

The video for Cyrus’ 2019 single ‘Mother’s Daughter’ bagged two awards during the virtual MTV VMAs 2020: Best Editing and Best Art Direction.

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Big Sean shares spaced out video for new track ‘Lithuania’ featuring Travis Scott

Last month, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper shared ‘Deep Reverence’, the first single from ‘Detroit 2’. The track, which includes a posthumous verse from Nipsey Hussle, hears Sean address his rumoured conflict with Kendrick Lamar.

Sean also shared a teaser video for ‘Don Life’. The track features Lil Wayne and samples Michael Jackson’s iconic ‘Human Nature’, which Nas also sampled on 1994’s ‘It Ain’t Hard To Tell’.

Watch the eerie new video for ‘Lithuania’ below:

 

Earlier today (September 6), Big Sean revealed plans to start his own record label after his ‘Detroit 2’ album cycle is complete.

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The rapper hosted a Q&A on Twitter, where fans were encouraged to submit questions under #AskBigSean.

Meanwhile, Sean has spoken about grieving the loss of his ex-fiancée and former Glee star Naya Rivera, who died last month.

The news of Rivera’s death was confirmed after her body was found on July 13 in Lake Piru, California, where she went missing on July 8. The actor had been on a boat trip with her four-year-old son, who later told authorities that his mother disappeared under the lake water.

Sean and Rivera, 33, were engaged between 2013 and 2014.

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Rosalía announces new track ‘TKN’ with Travis Scott

 

The new track follows the two musicians’ previous collaboration, a remix of Scott’s ‘Highest In The Room’ that also featured Lil Baby. The new version of the song was released in December 2019 and appeared on the compilation album ‘JackBoys’, alongside tracks by other signings to Scott’s Cactus Jack label.

Meanwhile, Rosalía has been teasing a forthcoming collaboration with Billie Eilish for some time and gave fans an update on it last month. She first spoke about teaming up with the US artist in March 2019 and, over a year later, told Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1 that the song was “getting quite closer” to completion.

“During these two last weeks I have been trying to finish the Billie Eilish collab,” she said. “I think it’s getting quite closer. I think that the arrangements… I think that yesterday I finished the arrangements.

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“I feel like the production, the sound design is almost done, so I just need Billie to send me the vocals and the ideas that she wants to add because we are there. So Billie… I hope that Billie sends me her thing.”

Last month, Scott released a new collaboration with Kid Cudi, called ‘The Scotts’. The track was initially premiered as part of the former’s ‘Astronomical’ Fortnite in-game event before being released in full online shortly afterwards.

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Madonna shares previously unseen footage from 2006 Coachella set

 

Coachella 2020 is currently scheduled to take place in October after the coronavirus pandemic forced it to be rescheduled from its traditional April weekends. Frank Ocean, Travis Scott and Rage Against The Machine are due to headline.

Meanwhile, Madonna was one of a number of stars who had their confidential information stolen by a hacker group recently. According to media and entertainment law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, 756 gigabytes worth of contracts, nondisclosure agreements, phone numbers, email addresses and private correspondence was stolen from the likes of the singer, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Bruce Springsteen and more.

Madonna has also claimed that she contracted the coronavirus during the Parisian leg of her ‘Madame X’ tour. She told fans she had been sick towards the end of her stay in France, along with “many other artists in my show”.

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“But at the time we all thought we had a very bad flu. Thank God we are all healthy and well now,” she added.

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Travis Scott and LeBron James team up for ‘Class of 2020’ charity t-shirt

Posting Scott’s design on Instagram, James said: “Class of 2020, I told you we were going to make graduation special. Creative genius, hip hop legend, and game changing fashion designer @travisscott has personally designed the Class of 2020 Grad shirt for all of you!

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Class of 2020, I told you we were going to make graduation special. Creative genius, hip hop legend, and game changing fashion designer @travisscott has personally designed the Class of 2020 Grad shirt for all of you! This is a collaboration between our teams, @uninterrupted and @cactusjack, to give you something special to mark this incredible accomplishment. It is dropping right now on https://shop.travisscott.com/ and only available through Sunday. All net proceeds go to charity. I love you guys. Enjoy this 🔥🔥🔥 and enjoy the show tomorrow night. #StriveForGreatness 🚀 #MoreThanAnAthlete 👑

A post shared by LeBron James (@kingjames) on May 15, 2020 at 11:21am PDT

“This is a collaboration between our teams, @uninterrupted and @cactusjack, to give you something special to mark this incredible accomplishment […] All net proceeds go to charity. I love you guys.”

Meanwhile, Scott’s virtual ‘Astronomical’ show broke Fortnite’s streaming records when it took place last month to 12.3 million people.

The online game hosted the rapper’s latest “musical journey” for three days, during which he premiered his brand new collaboration with Kid Cudi, ‘The Scotts’.

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The previous record was held by EDM artist Marshmello, whose February 2019 set in Fortnite attracted 10.7 million players.

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Nas reveals he’s working on two new projects, including a collaboration with Hit-Boy

“There’s some projects going on,” said the veteran MC. “One of them is, I was working with Hit-Boy, and I still am. And there’s another one I’m working on that I don’t wanna disclose. but Hit-Boy, that’s been fun working with him […] We’ve got some things.”

Hit-Boy, who signed to Kanye West’s GOOD Music imprint in 2011, has production credits on the rapper’s hit collaboration with Jay-Z ‘N*ggas In Paris’, as well as the likes of Drake‘s ‘Trophies’ and Travis Scott‘s ‘Sicko Mode’. He also produced and featured on Nipsey Hussle‘s Grammy-winning ‘Racks In The Middle’.

Nas last released an album in the form of 2018’s ‘Nasir’, produced by Kanye West during his so-called ‘Wyoming Sessions’. In February, meanwhile, he teamed up with his young namesake Lil Nas X for a live performance of his track ‘Rodeo’ at the Grammys.

The pair then went on to release a video for their ‘Rodeo’ remix, which took inspiration from The Matrix and Michael Jackson‘s ‘Thriller’.

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Travis Scott – 5% TINT Lyrics

[Chorus]
Who’s that creeping through my window?
Before you come outside, I got the M4
Took her to the endzone from The Ends, though
Know I love to smoke, you love to lick more
Wanna hit the Jack, then what you call for?
All that out-your-name shit, that ain’t called for, mm

[Verse 1]
Who that creepin’? Know the tint is dark (five percent)
All that fall-in-love shit, got it Kevin Hart (yeah, yeah)
All that speed and fly shit, we might teleport, yuh (skrr, skrr)
All that cop a rack shit, I might clip a sarge, yuh (twelve)
Keep bouncin’ that ass, you just might get award, yeah
If she bad, she get a pass into the tour (passes yeah)
I pick through the family, grab the bad sister like Janet
Opps outside, don’t panic
Gotta switch, gotta change up transit
Still jump around, move antsy
And I still don’t like shit fancy
Up late feelin’ real chancy
They outside really tryna end me, yeah

[Chorus]
Who’s that creeping through my window? (my window)
Before you come outside, I got the M4 (M4)
Took her to the endzone from The Ends, though (yah)
Know I love to smoke, you love to lick more (eah)
Wanna hit the Jack, then what you call for? (yah)
All that out-your-name shit, that ain’t called for (yah)

[Verse 2]
Who the fuck is this?
Met somebody baby mama inside of the VIP
While I’m tryna tip
Shawty said she holding, got a razor in her lip
Mix my cup and twist one up, I love that ratchet shit
She like “I-I-Iced out wrist, iced out, iced out wrist” (iced out wrist)
Fuck don’t kiss, fuck, she fuck don’t kiss (mwah)
Look like friends, but she say they twins (twins)
Jump right in, there’s leg room in this Benz (leg room in this Benz)
Ten miles to the crib, you know that’s deep (deep, yeah)
I think there’s someone out there watching me, yeah

[Chorus]
Who’s that creeping through my window? (my window, who?)
Before you come outside, I got the M4 (M4)
Took her to the end zone from The Ends, though (yeah)
Know I love to smoke, you love to lick more (lick)
Wanna hit the Jack, then what you call for? (yah, Jack)
All that out your new shit, that ain’t called for (yah)

[Outro]
Who’s that creeping through my window?
Before you come outside, I got the M4
Took her to the end zone from The Ends, though
Know I love to smoke, you love to lick more

Playboi Carti – ++* Love Hurts **+ (feat. Travis Scott) lyrics

[Intro: Playboi Carti]
Slatt, slatt, slatt, slatt, slatt
Woah, woah, woah, slatt

[Chorus: Playboi Carti]
Uh-okay, shawty know what’s up, shawty want a rockstar
Shawty want a wokstar, okay, shawty want a rockstar
Uh-okay, shawty know what’s up, shawty want a rockstar
Shawty want a wokstar, okay, shawty want a rockstar

[Verse 1: Playboi Carti]
Walk in that bitch with my toolie, walk in that bitch with Lil Uzi
These bitches they bitin’ they lip, they chosin’, lookin’ like groupies
Fuckin’ that bitch in my coupe, okay
Fuckin’ that bitch in the lot, fucking that bitch in the spot (ooh)
Uh, polka dot, all of these hoes, they mine (ooh)
All of this jewelry, it mine (ooh), all of these bitches, they mine
Feel like Big Sean, yeah, ooh, feel like a don, yeah, ooh
Fuckin’ this bitch, I swear she be lying (what, what?)
White on rice, diamonds ice, came through with the ice
I’m Lil Boat with the Sprite (Lil Boat)
Dynamite, she gon’ blow tonight (Carti)

[Chorus: Playboi Carti]
Uh-okay, shawty know what’s up, shawty want a rockstar
Shawty want wokstar, okay, shawty want a rockstar
Uh-okay, shawty know what’s up, shawty want a rockstar
Shawty want a wokstar, okay, shawty want a rockstar

[Verse 2: Travis Scott]
All of these flows is mine, all of these hoes is mine
Shawty want a rockstar, okay, shawty want a rockstar, La Flame
Out there spendin’ it loosely, bigger the diamonds, I’m juicy
Fuck with the jeans, it’s Gucci, I been out livin’ unruly
Yuh, board the jet, all of the hoes is wet
Yuh, private flex, never dip on the set
Drank, don’t do wine, got two hoes in a bind, yuh
Ass on rewind, put the cash on her spine, yuh
Fill me up, double cup, yuh, okay, shawty know what’s up
Shawty want a rockstar, shawty want a rockstar, okay
Shawty want a rockstar, okay, okay, shawty know what’s up

Big Sean & 21 Savage Drop New Song “Pull Up N Wreck” Prod. By Metro Boomin


Big Sean and 21 Savage drop a fire new single tonight titled “Pull Up N Wreck,” produced by Metro Boomin.

The Atlanta producer announced the new single on Instagram on Thursday telling his fans that it will arrive by nightfall. Metro Boomin has been everywhere this year dropping mixtapes with big name rappers and producing some of this year’s biggest hit. Only just last week he released a gritty new mixtape with Offset and 21 Savage, Without Warning.

“New heat tonight [Big Sean] x young metro,” he wrote on IG, but he never mentioned that 21 Savage is also featured on it. Both Big Sean and 21 Savage have been enjoying their own individual success this year. Since dropping his now platinum-selling album I Decided in February of this year, the Detroit spitter has been somewhat quiet and has only been featured on a handful of singles. Savage’s Issa Album has also been doing well since its released this summer.

During the summer, Big Sean did an interview with Billboard where he revealed that he has been doing a lot of recording with Metro Boomin and many of us thought that the two would be dropping a joint project.He also previewed a new single with Travis Scott that was produced by the Atlanta rapper.

2 Chainz Announced New Album Coming Soon


2 Chainz has announced that he has a new album coming sooner than later.

The Atlanta rapper made the announcement on his Twitter page on Tuesday night while posting some photos from his new TRU (The Real University) photoshoot. “New album on the way, I’m farther than I thought I was !!! Naw I’m lying I knew I had some shit brewing #nocap #drenchGOD,” he wrote. In other words he been hitting the studio laying down some tracks for the new project and he now feels confidence enough to publicly announced it.

These days artists only revealed new project when they are a few weeks away from being released, sometimes even days away. What makes this project interesting is that 2 Chainz released his last album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music in June, so if this new body of work arrives before year end it means he would have given us two albums in a matter of a few months. For Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, Tity Boi taps some big names like Nicki Minaj, Drake, Gucci Mane, Migos, Travis Scott, and more. The album was recently certified gold by the RIAA and is on the way to getting platinum certification.

New album on the way , I'm farther than I thought I was ,,!!! Naw I'm lying I knew I had some shit brewing ?????#nocap #drenchGOD

A post shared by 2 Chainz Aka Tity Boi (@hairweavekiller) on Oct 23, 2017 at 11:56pm PDT

Kylie Jenner Trolling Social Media With New Pics Amidst Pregnancy Reports

Kylie Jenner is just trolling the media on social media with some new pics of herself amidst reports that she is pregnant for Travis Scott.

One of the photos she posted on Instagram was of herself and a bunch of her friends wearing robes that she captioned, “mornings.” The second photo was of herself and her Jordy who was celebrating her birthday. The pic was taken at the zoo and Kylie Jenner made a point to lift her shirt up a little to show her belly.

“Yesterday was cute. hope you had the happiest of birthdays Jordy. Love you forever ever and beyond,” she wrote on IG. Kylie or Travis Scott have not responded to the reports of her “alleged” pregnancy. TMZ specifically stated in their breaking news on Friday that they got the news from unnamed sources. Kris Jenner says she was just as surprise as everyone else when she woke up Saturday morning and saw the news trending. Kris didn’t confirm or deny the reports, but you know that they are loving the publicity right now since it will translate in more ratings for their reality shows.

Tyga broke his silence on the same day of the report by posting a screenshot of the news on his SnapChat but then quickly deleting it. “Hell nah thats my kid,” he wrote. That statement of course added another dimension to the discussion on social media with some fans already saying that there will likely be some paternity test when the baby is born. Kylie Jenner fans on Instagram are divided on whether or not she is pregnant. “Her belly look flat to me so how can she be pregnant,” one fan commented, while another added, “her belly normally look flatter than that so maybe is is really pregnant. All of this discussion could end if she simply just confirm whether or not she is. We need to know.”

yesterday was cute. hope you had the happiest of birthdays Jordy. Love you forever ever and beyond..

A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Sep 24, 2017 at 12:13pm PDT

mornings 🙂

A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Sep 24, 2017 at 11:42am PDT

Tyga Breaks Silence On Kylie Jenner Pregnancy On SnapChat

Tyga has broken his silence on Kylie Jenner pregnancy news on his SnapChat page.

Kylie Jenner and her new boo Travis Scott are expecting their first child together a baby girl. It’s not clear how many months pregnant is she or if in fact, she is really pregnant, but the news spread like wildfire yesterday after TMZ broke the story. In his first real reaction to the news, Tyga posted a screenshot of the news but quickly deleted it. “Hell nah thats my kid,” he wrote.

Paparazzi also caught up with the Compton rapper in Los Angeles yesterday and antagonized him with questions about Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy, but he never bites, he kept his cool and remain silent. You have to give him credit for that because you could see how uncomfortable he was with the barrage of questions about his ex-girlfriend expecting a baby with another rapper who is signed to the same label he is signed to, G.O.O.D. Music.

Tyga dated Kylie Jenner for a few years since she was 17 years old and he was 25 at the time. They went public with their relationship after her 18th birthday, but fast forward to April of this year, the couple decided to break up and go their separate ways. Kylie rebound with G.O.O.D. Music rapper Travis Scott, who is also a close friend of Kanye West. It didn’t take too long for Scott to knock her up, so perhaps Tyga is having some regrets now thinking that he should’ve done the deed.

During the summer Tyga did an interview with Big Boy where he revealed that his career was being overshadowed by being associated with the Kardashian/Jenner brand. He also said that his fan base is made up of mostly female so the breakup will benefit his career more and will help him to be more focused on his music. On another note, congratulations to LaFlare he is about to become a dad.

Kylie Jenner Pregnant With Travis Scott Baby Couple Expecting A Girl

Kylie Jenner is pregnant with Travis Scott baby and the couple is expecting a baby girl.

There have been rumors that Kylie, 20, is pregnant for months now and it turns out that those chatters are true. TMZ broke the story on Friday that the reality star is expecting her first child with Travis Scott. Sources say both Jenner and Travis Scott have been telling their friends about the pregnancy and even told some folks that they are expecting a girl. Neither of them have confirmed the reports, but photos have surfaced online of the makeup mogul looking pretty knocked up.

The below photo was posted by Kylie Jenner on her SnapChat on Friday. Of course, she could just be trolling the news that she is pregnant or perhaps she really is, time will take care of all the doubts. She is clearly wearing baggy cloth which is only fueling the pregnancy rumors more. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott have been dating for a few months now following her split with Tyga earlier this year. Paparazzi caught up with King Gold Chain in Los Angeles today and asked him about the pregnancy and he was just tight-lipped. Can’t blame him for that because the moment he says something is the moment he makes tabloid headlines.

Tyga has been dating Kylie Jenner since she was 17 and kept their relationship under wraps. There are even some talks on Twitter that she might be pregnant for Tyga. That would be on a whole new level of scandal. She will likely film her pregnancy for a reality show and make millions off it and you can’t blame her because she is a rating magnet. Some folks on Instagram are even suggesting that Kylie Jenner may be the mysterious surrogate that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are using for their third child.