At the young age of 21, Travi$ Scott has achieved various noteworthy production credits. In the past year he released his highly-awaited debut EP Owl Pharaoh, produced on Kanye West‘s highly-debated EDM-influenced rap album Yeezus (“Guilt Trip”) and Jay Z‘s twelfth studio album Magna Carta Holy Grail (“Crown”). The Houston-bred rapper is also signed to both T.I.‘s imprint Grand Hustle as an artist and West’s label G.O.O.D Music as a producer. How many established rappers/producers can put their reputation and rap sheet up to Scott’s?
Recently, the young Texan sat down with DJ Whoo Kid to share insightful stories about the “fresh” creative process behind Yeezus, his discontent with rapper calling their videos “movies”, his ultra-fast decent to fame, and meeting rap’s current number one superstar Kendrick Lamar for the first time. Watch the lengthy interview above!