Travis Scott shuts down show after fans scale stage lighting rig
Since his 2021 Astroworld festival in Houston that left 10 dead and hundreds injured, “Sicko Mode” rapper Travis Scott has carefully returned to the stage. Scott opened for Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill at Coney Island Walls yesterday, where fans started adjusting the stage lighting during his set.
According The fadeScott dropped his performance of “Antidote” from his 2015 album Rodeo until they come down. In a clip obtained by TMZ, fans begin to descend when Scott asks the crowd to take a few steps back and says, “We need you all to come down.” The footage also shows a fan in a Spiderman costume who initially resists but eventually complies.
Scott’s performance at the Walls of Coney Island was one of his first live shows since the Astroworld festival tragedy and Scott doesn’t want another incident on his hands. According Forka rep for Scott said: “Travis is committed to doing his part to ensure events are as safe as possible so fans can enjoy themselves, and he encouraged fans to listen to requests from security and down from the lighting structures so everyone would be able to safely enjoy last night’s performance.
Scott was scheduled to headline Day N Vegas 2022 among several other performers such as J. Cole and SZA before it was canceled this weekend due to what organizers call “logistics, scheduling and scheduling issues.” production”. His first solo show will take place on August 6 at the O2 Arena in London.
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