Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Travis Scott.

REAL NAME:  Jacques Berman Webster II

BIRTH DATE: April 30, 1991

WHERE FROM: Houston, Texas

MUSICAL LINKS: Kanye West, T.I., 2 Chainz, Juicy J, The Weeknd, Swae Lee, Justin Bieber, Pharrell Williams, Drake, Miguel, SZA, Major Lazer, Camila Cabello, Rihanna, Young Thug

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • His mother worked for Apple and his father was a business owner
  • His dad was also a soul musician and his grandfather was a jazz composer
  • Attended the University of Texas San Antonio but dropped out to pursue his music career
  • His influences include Bon Iver, Kid Cudi, M.I.A., Kanye West, T.I. and Thom Yorke
  • Has been nominated for many awards since 2013 but has won a 2016 BET 'People's Champ' Award, a 2017 'Choice Electronic/Dance Song' Teen Choice Award for "Know No Better" and a 2019 'Top Streaming Audio Song' Billboard Music Award for 'Sicko Mode'

All information obtained by artist's Facebook page and Wikipedia.

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