Because the fallout from the Astroworld tragedy continues, social media customers are calling out Travis Scott for encouraging his live performance attendees to behave out or “rage” throughout his performances.
Many are pointing to an incident from 2015, the place the Houston rapper was arrested after a short Lollapalooza set for urging his followers to disregard safety guidelines and soar the obstacles. Police mentioned at the time that Scott was inciting a riot through the use of his time on stage and former Instagram posts to demand that followers rush the stage. He was jailed for disorderly conduct.
Sadly — these conditions are nothing new for @trvisXX and his “brand” of music.
— Festive Owl (@TheFestiveOwl) November 6, 2021
Throughout one other headlining live performance that very same yr at the Warfield in San Francisco, Scott was heard telling the keen crowd to develop into rowdy.
“I know when I turn the f*** around, I better see bodies in the air! I better see moshing! I better see everybody in the balcony losing their f***ing minds!” the “Rodeo” rapper mentioned.
Extra not too long ago, in Might of this yr, the 30-year-old declared that he’d be “sneaking the wild ones in” after information broke of his Astroworld tickets promoting out.
— Mikey 🔪 (@marquisele) November 6, 2021
Evidently, within the wake of Friday’s lethal present, social media customers are pulling out the receipts documenting Scott’s lengthy historical past of pushing his followers to develop into unruly.
That is my introduction to Travis Scott so his antics and apathy don’t shock me pic.twitter.com/SkIX04S2yH
— ¯ (@HardBristle) November 6, 2021
Travis Scott at the live performance crowdsurfing, then inciting the gang to fcuk up a younger child that allegedly tried to steal his shoe. Spits on him, assaults him, and throws one thing at his head. #ASTROWORLDFest pic.twitter.com/su3XuyWhyi
— R0 (@RoCam54) November 7, 2021
So y’all telling me #TravisScott stopped a live performance in 2017 as a result of a fan stole his shoe and even requested the gang to beat him up however didn’t cease when dozens of individuals have been screaming ‘help me’/asking him to cease… #ASTROWORLDFest #AstroWorld pic.twitter.com/THc8eSr1zL
— Kyle (@kjfuller03) November 8, 2021
Any individual inform Travis Scott to delete this put up .. it’s nonetheless on his ig account rn pic.twitter.com/3DyA57ISHT
— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) November 8, 2021