MIAMI — Travis Scott referred to as the strippers over when he carried out in public for the primary time since his lethal Astroworld Festival.
The rapper threw a wad of money into the gang proper as he was clutching onto a bottle of Don Julio 1942 tequila earlier than taking to the stage at megaclub E11even’s Miami Grand Prix celebration Saturday evening.
“Everybody owes me a shot,” he informed the gang. “We need every stripper to report to the f–king stage right now. We need every bottle reported to this motherf–kin floor.”
The crowd went wild when he began to carry out “Antidote.”
Page Six completely reported final month that Scott, 30, was set to take the stage through the membership’s Formula 1 social gathering. Tables reportedly went for a variety of $5,000 to $100,000.
He has stayed comparatively below the radar because the catastrophic Astroworld crowd crush, which led to 10 deaths and a whole bunch of accidents, although he did carry out at just a few non-public occasions.
The “Goosebumps” artist performed a set at a personal Bootsy Bellows Coachella 2022 afterparty in April after being minimize from the music pageant’s official lineup. He additionally carried out at a personal home social gathering in Bel-Air earlier than that month’s Oscars in entrance of company together with Leonardo DiCaprio and Serena Williams.
However, his E11even efficiency Saturday evening marked his first public set since he stepped out of the highlight amid backlash over how he dealt with the tragedy at his Houston pageant in November 2021.
Scott has claimed he was unaware that folks within the crowd at Astroworld — the place the victims who died ranged in age from 9 to 27 years outdated — have been harm or killed as he continued to carry out regardless of the gang begging him to cease.
He has solely given one interview because the pageant, asserting to radio host Charlamagne That God in December that he “1,000 percent” did every little thing he might to assist dying viewers members and reiterating that he didn’t hear their cries from the stage.
“You want to make sure fans get the proper attention they need. I just go off the fans’ energy. But I just didn’t hear [screams],” he alleged.
Scott, who shares two youngsters with Kylie Jenner, was hit with a number of lawsuits and has since launched an initiative referred to as Project Heal “to take much-needed action towards supporting real solutions that make all events the safest spaces they can possibly be.”