Travi$ Scott Releases One of the Most Visually-Stunning and Disturbing Videos of the Year for Uptown. Let the Illuminati Talks Begin (Video)
Heads may still be warming up to Travi$ Scott. Along with CyHi, Trav is one of the newer acts to the G.O.O.D. Music crew, and he also is a member of T.I.’s Hustle Gang, and part of a joint venture with Grand Hustle. You can get a sense of his rapping and visual influence (and fit) with ‘Ye and with Tip when you see the just-released “Monster.”
Seemingly in the line of 2012’s “Big Beast” video by Killer Mike, which T.I. appeared in, the setting employs a grocery store attack, sexy ladies, and dark visuals that can be interpreted as elaborate metaphor. You can also hear the approach to choruses and themes in this record, as it relates to Yeezus or Watch The Throne.
As Jay Z is the “business, man,” do you think Kanye West signs certain artists (think Kid Cudi circa 808’s & Heartbreak) to inspire him, Andy Warhol-style? After all, to some extent, that’s what Jay did with West back in 2003, right?
Lots can be extracted from this well-produced video, but it marks one of the bigger, more elaborate visuals from an artist in 2013 without a (top-selling) album out.