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

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2018 was an enormous 12 months 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 business and demanding success with the album going platinum and songs like "Sicko Mode" discovering their technique to the highest of the Billboard charts. Scott can also be nominated for 3 Grammy's together with greatest rap album (for Astroworld), greatest rap efficiency and greatest rap music (for “Sicko Mode”).

Scott spoke to Billboard about his latest 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 12 months.

"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 12 months and the way the sector 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 several types 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 folks get extra acknowledged for his or her music now."

Scott may also be performing on the Super Bowl on February third in Atlanta.