Jacques Webster (born April 30, 1992), better known by his stage name Travis Scott (stylized as Travi$ Scott), is an American recording artist, music producer, and musician from Houston, Texas. In 2012, Scott signed a record deal with Epic Records. In November of the same year, Scott signed with GOOD Music, as an in-house producer, after appearing on the label’s debut compilation album, Cruel Summer (2012). In April 2013, it was announced he signed with T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint. He released his first official full-length project, a mixtape titled Owl Pharaoh, on May 21, 2013. He then released his second mixtape Days Before Rodeo on August 18, 2014. His debut album, Rodeo, was released on September 4, 2015.
Rodeo was released on September 4, 2015, by Grand Hustle and Epic Records. The album features guest appearances from Quavo, Juicy J, The Weeknd, Swae Lee, Chief Keef, Justin Bieber, Young Thug and Toro y Moi, and includes production from several producers such as Mike Dean, Kanye West, WondaGurl, DJ Dahi, Metro Boomin, 1500 or Nothin’, Sonny Digital, Southside, Terrace Martin, Zaytoven, Pharrell Williams, Illangelo and Travis Scott himself, among others.
On February 8, 2016 it was announced that among iLoveMakonnen and Vic Mensa, that Travis Scott will be part of the “WANGSQUAD”, an Alexander Wang’s campaign.