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WATCH: Travis Scott Gives First Interview Since Astroworld Tragedy

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

01:58 10 Dec 2021


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Travis Scott chats to Charlamagne Tha God

Travis Scott sat down for a chat with Charlamagne Tha God for his first interview since the Astroworld tragedy.

10 people died and dozens of others were injured due to a deadly crowd surge at the festival.

 

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Travis was asked at what point did he realise things had gotten as bad as they had.

He replied, "It wasn't really until minutes until the press conference until I found out exactly what happened."

"Even after the show, you know, you're just kind of hearing things."

 

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The artist said, "I didn't know the exact details until minutes before the press conference."

"Even at that moment you're kind of just like, you know, what?"

"You just went through something and it's like, wait what?"

 

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"The thing is like, people pass out, things happen at concerts. But something like that... it's just like..."

Travis was asked if he heard any screams from the crowd, and he replied, "Nah man, it's so crazy because I'm that artist too."

"Like anytime you can hear something like that, you want to stop the show, you want to make sure the fans get the proper attention they need."

 

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"Anytime I could see anything like that, I did," Travis insisted.

"I stopped like a couple times to just make sure everybody was OK. I really just go off the fans' energy as a collective, call to response."

Watch his full interview here:

Travis said it's been an, "emotional rollercoaster."


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