Travis Scott advised police somebody in his earpiece advised him to finish the Astroworld live performance after Drake‘s set, however insists he had no clue there was an emergency unfolding within the crowd.
The rapper’s account of what unfolded on the lethal November 2021 live performance is documented within the 1,266-page report from Houston Police, who interviewed him at his house a couple of days after the live performance.
Travis mentioned the primary time he seen one thing was unsuitable was when he was on a lifted platform above the stage and he seen somebody down close to the stage who was receiving medical consideration.
Earlier than this level, Travis mentioned he recalled seeing lights within the crowd however couldn’t inform what was occurring … so he requested of us within the crowd to place up a center finger in the event that they had been high-quality and that was the overwhelming response … so he thought every part was good.
Travis advised police he was on the elevated platform for about two or three songs, when he noticed somebody waving their arms at him close to the stage … and that is when he advised the gang to again up and get medical consideration to the world.
For the remainder of his time on the elevated platform, Travis mentioned he was in a “trance” going via his efficiency and entering into the music … and that there wasn’t a “excessive commotion” within the crowd.
When Drake was onstage, the report mentioned a safety guard tried to get two members of Travis’ workforce to cease the present in the course of the set, however was denied and advised Drake wanted to complete.
Travis advised police he was advised “Yo, that is gonna need to be just like the final tune,” when Drake was performing … however he says he was not advised there was an emergency.
When Drake completed, Travis says he was advised in his earpiece … “Yo Trav, you bought to wrap it up, it is getting kinda hectic on the market.” Travis says there was no point out of the state of affairs’s severity.
Travis advised police he was first advised one thing occurred on the live performance when he received again to his trailer, when a buddy advised him a concertgoer was getting CPR. Travis says he thought just one individual was in bother, however was later knowledgeable that two individuals wanted CPR and that is when he began to query what was occurring.
It was not till Travis received house, round 2 AM or 3 AM, that he says he realized concerning the variety of individuals who died at Astroworld.
In whole, 10 individuals died and dozens had been injured … and now Travis is dealing with civil lawsuits, although he is not going to face legal prices.
The report notes Travis was clearly involved concerning the situation of the victims when he was speaking with cops, asking concerning the standing of those that had been hospitalized.