Two years after the deadly tragedies at Astroworld, Travis Scott is reflecting on the emotional toll it is taken on him and the unhappiness that continues to dwell inside him.
Throughout his Astroworld Festival on Nov. 5, 2021, 10 attendees had been killed whereas 1000’s of different concertgoers had been injured on account of a crow rush at NRG Park in Houston, Texas.
Throughout a current interview for GQ’s Man of the Year issue, the “Sicko Mode” rapper spoke about that “overly devastating” time and the ache he is been carrying with him ever since.
“I used to be simply overly devastated, ,” Travis instructed GQ. “Yeah. I all the time give it some thought. These followers had been like my household. You recognize, I really like my followers to the utmost. You simply really feel for these individuals. And their households.”
Regardless of what some individuals might imagine, Travis needs the world to know that this incident is continually on his thoughts, and he is been engaged on methods to “make issues higher” and make himself higher.
“I’ve ache too,” Travis added. “I’ve issues, issues that I take into consideration, and the issues I see…on a day-to-day foundation I take into consideration them.”
“And daily I wish to discover change within the issues, to make issues higher, make myself higher. It’s identical to: I’m going by issues like everybody else. And even not too long ago by one thing like I by no means might think about.”
Travis went onto talk about how he transfers a few of that struggling into his music. Though it took him some time to make music once more following the horrific tragedy, as soon as he did, he discovered it very “therapeutic.”
“Making music, you consider issues that go on in life and issues that occur in your life, and also you dial in on issues. That second for households, for the town, , it was devastating.”
“I obtained again into it in all probability like, I don’t know, months and months and months after. And the concept of simply even getting again into music, engaged on music and simply even entering into that, was therapeutic of having the ability to channel among the vitality into manufacturing and sounds and ending it.”
Again in December 2021, throughout his first post-Astroworld interview, Travis instructed Good Morning America that he was unable to listen to any screams as the group surged, however claimed he stopped the present a number of occasions to make sure the group’s security.