Even before the recent Astroworld tragedy at Houston’s NRG Park, Travis Scott’s career was already marked by a whirlwind of controversy and legal issues surrounding safety at his concerts, with the rapper routinely urging spectators to hurry on stage. The 30-year-old Houston native, born Jacques Webster, was reportedly convicted at least twice for disorderly conduct at previous shows: once back in 2015, when he allegedly encouraged fans to climb over security barricades and storm the stage during Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival, and again in 2017 during a tour stop at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, where a crowd among others seriously injured a police officer and security guard.
But these events were just precursors to what happened on November 5 at the Astroworld Festival, which Scott founded back in 2018 after his hit list top album “Astroworld”. As a result of a crowd moving towards the outdoor stage during his performance at the sold-out event, hundreds were injured and 10 people died. One of the victims, 9-year-old Ezra Blount, was in a medically induced coma before he died on November 14.
Now, in light of already massive civil claims against Scott and concert organizer LiveNation – plus the possibility of criminal prosecution – it is widely believed that the “Sicko Mode” musician is currently gathering at his home in Houston, less than four miles from where deadly Astroworld festival took place. The estate is, of course, heavily fortified with at least five security guards on site around the clock, and reports have also placed his pregnant girlfriend Kylie Jenner on the property in recent days.
Although hardly anyone was aware that Scott owns a local mansion, county registries confirm that he quietly bought the modern property in 2019. And while it is not clear how much he paid – Texas is a little stingy with that sort of thing – the place was last offered at. $ 14.5 million. Built in 2005 and designed by architect Christopher Robertson of Robertson Design for his parents, the late philanthropists James and Carolyn Robertson, the fenced-in property spans 1.5 acres in the Houston Museum District, with glass walls offering a green view of Hermann Park, the Mecom Fountain and the Art Museum.
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