Travi$ Scott Takes Flight for ‘Artist to Watch Live’

Travi$ Scott Takes Flight for ‘Artist to Watch Live’

  • Posted: 8/3/2013
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Last night, rising Houston hip-hop artist Travi$ Scott took to the stage as a part of Hive s Artist to Watch Live series and he immediately showed us why he s one of hip-hop s newest, yet most prolific talents. And this summer s been great, so far for him: He has production credits on two of the biggest albums of the year in Kanye West s Yeezus and Jay-Z s Magna Carta Holy Grail as well as releasing his debut EP, Owl Pharaoh. Check out all the action above, as he runs through a vicious set featuring songs like Sin City, Quintana, Upper Echelon and read our conversation with Scott below.You said once that performing for MTV signified that you had made it. Do you feel like you ve made it?Not by far. I definitely have done some cool shit, but I haven t made it by far. I gotta have a billion dollars to make it. Shit man, in the next like three years. Shit, now. You never know. I got ideas.The first time you met Kanye, he made you eat a Taco Bell Doritos Locos Taco on a Hermes plate. He couldn t upgrade to maybe La Esquina? C mon.[Laughs]. Aaaaahhh yeah! Nah. He was on some cool, fast food shit. I mean, that taco had sour cream on it. Whatever that white shit is.You hate sour cream. Was that the worst thing you had to stomach for hip-hop?Nah. That was one of the best things. I played him songs I had that I m never putting out. I was going to put it out, but then I hung out with that n***a and I knew I had to make an ill ass album.You produced several songs on Yeezus. Did you download a leak?I leaked it. Yeah. [Laughs]. I just wanted a full mastered version, but then I mma buy it.Every producer I know has a dream to work with Kanye and Jay Z That s not my dream. My dream is to work in movies. Just some Travis Scott shit. I mean, I don t know. One of my [billion] dollar ideas.Let s talk about your EP, Owl Pharaoh. I heard it was named after the fact that you don t sleep and you like Egyptian stuff.Yo. I love you. I love you so much cause usually you talk to peop

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