Travis Scott Wasn’t Thinking About The Grammy’s When He Made "Astroworld"

2018 was an enormous yr for Travis Scott. The rapper launched his third studio album Astroworld which was a observe as much as 2016's Birds In The Trap Sing McKnightAstroworld was a industrial and significant success with the album going platinum and songs like "Sicko Mode" discovering their approach to the highest of the Billboard charts. Scott can be nominated for 3 Grammy's together with finest rap album (for Astroworld), finest rap efficiency and finest rap music (for “Sicko Mode”).

Scott spoke to Billboard about his current success and the way heels in regards to the Grammy's. He particularly talked about how the Grammy's weren't even on his thoughts when he was within the studio this yr.

"I am going in on making music. [Birds] was my second album. At some level I used to be simply hoping to be acknowledged by The [Recording] Academy," Scott said about his first album. "But I went again in for [Astroworld] and simply tried to make good music. [Getting nominated] wasn’t driving me in my thoughts. It’s simply one thing that form of like, occurred."

Travis Scott Wasn't Thinking About The Grammy's When He Made "Astroworld"

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The publication additionally requested Travis in regards to the "Best Rap Album" nominees this yr and the way the sphere is extra various.

"Maybe individuals are getting extra attuned, tapping extra into this technology and the youthfulness of music. It’s so various and so unfold throughout the U.S., the world and all various kinds of genres," he explained. "Kids are driving it, so it’s displaying what they’re listening to. It’s dope to see a mixture of completely different individuals get extra acknowledged for his or her music now."

Scott will even be performing on the Super Bowl on February third in Atlanta.

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