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Travis Scott -the limitless musician of our time

"Look Mom I Can Fly" is definitely a must-watch if you want to understand his climb to stardom


Rapper Travis Scott's stock is definitely flying high as evidenced by his extraordinary music career, which took him from his beginnings in Houston to international music fame in a very short lapse of time. Music, Grammy nomination, success, fatherhood, and controversy are the ingredients of his vivid and ongoing journey. The documentary on Netflix about his artistic career and personal life entitled "Look Mom I Can Fly" is definitely a must-watch if you want to understand his climb to stardom. Knowing that Travis Scott only debuted his first solo album in 2015 and was nominated in 2019 for Grammy's Best Rap Album can probably put his musical artistry into context.


In a build-up to the Netflix release, he hinted the drop of the documentary through an Instagram post. He was holding a bunch of VHS tapes titled "Look Mom I Can Fly" and asking fans to meet him at a Pop-Up event in Houston. Fans showed up to the VHS store within minutes to see their beloved musician and have a hand on the autographed VHS tapes.

Those behind the scene footages in the documentary are very interesting, especially when they are showing the creative process in the making of Astroworld and also the build up to the iconic Superbowl performance. The documentary even let the audience to have a view into the family life of Travis Scott with Kylie Jenner, Stormi and his close circle of entourages.

Scott's ability to creatively progress and continually challenging himself is the reason why he is a symbol for the new generation. In July, he took part in Ed Sheeran's original recording with a piece called "Antisocial". Apart from music, he is also into sneakers, the recently released Travis Scott x Air Jordan 6 "Cactus Jack" was sold out within minutes and fans were complaining that they couldn't buy their idol's shoes because of the greedy resellers. Travis Scott responded the fan saying "Ur voice won't go unheard." So we should see what will happen when he drop Travis Scott x Air Jordan 6 "Yellow Cactus Jack". If you can buy the sneaker, congratulations! But none of us is as lucky as the fan who was gifted his Texas-themed Nike Air Force 1 in the "Made in America" music festival.


WRITTEN BY

Swathi R.

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