Travis Scott has damaged his silence concerning the devastating Astroworld music competition in a brand new interview with Charlamagne Tha God.
Within the unique sit-down that was posted to Charlamagne’s YouTube channel Thursday, the “Rodeo” rapper spoke concerning the tragic night time that claimed the lives of ten competition attendees throughout his set. Whereas many have blamed him for the deaths, Scott maintains that he was not conscious of the magnitude of the scenario till the press convention was held detailing the tragedy.
“Even after the show, you know, you’re just kind of hearing things, which I didn’t know the exact details until, you know, minutes before the press conference. And even at that moment, you’re kind of just like, ‘Wait, what?’”
When pressed about who he feels is answerable for the Astroworld deaths, he wouldn’t blame anybody, together with himself. As an alternative, he acknowledged that it was his obligation to “figure out what happened” and what he might do to forestall this from occurring at future exhibits.
The rapper additionally responded to the a number of households who turned down his provide to cowl their members of the family’ funeral providers. He referred to as their resolution “understandable” contemplating the circumstances however reiterated that he’s “always going to be here to want to help them.”
Apart from denying authorized legal responsibility for the deaths and accidents in courtroom, Scott has remained largely silent concerning the catastrophic present. Lawsuits in opposition to him and Reside Nation have reached the tons of, with billions in damages being sought.