Travi$ Scott, a young new edgy hip-hop artist from Houston, Texas, is currently taking over the rap scene with his haunting epic beats. The 22-year-old emcee/producer started his music career at 16, releasing his first mixtapes The Graduate and The Classmates before moving to Los Angeles and signing to Epic Records, Grand Hustle and Kanye West’s GOOD Beats. One of his closest allies, Young Thug, is also an emerging hip-hop artist with an equally unique style. The young rapper/producer has worked with the likes of Kanye West, Meek Mill, Drake, Big Sean, and the list goes on. In addition to Travi$ Scott’s production of beats worth millions, the young artist has released two albums, Owl Pharaoh and Days Before Rodeo. He is best known for the singles “Mamacita,” “Don’t Play” and “Upper Echelon,” which features 2 Chainz and T.I. Travi$ Scott’s distinctive musical style matched only by his trendy fashion sense and continuously evolving beat production. -Léa Toulouse
Travi$ plays Vancouver Venue on April 20. Find tickets.