Advertisement
Tuesday, Aug 09, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Travis Scott Dropped From Coachella Music Festival After Astroworld Tragedy

The rapper has been dropped from the lineup for the upcoming festival. Scott got removed from the festival following the recent Astroworld tragedy at his Houston show that occurred in November where reportedly ten attendees lost their lives amid crowd surge.

Travis Scott Dropped From Coachella Music Festival After Astroworld Tragedy
10 people had reportedly died during the concert of rapper Travis Scott. | Source: Instagram/@travisscott
Travis Scott Dropped From Coachella Music Festival After Astroworld Tragedy
outlookindia.com
2021-12-12T18:40:17+05:30

American rapper and music producer Travis Scott will not be performing at Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival 2022 as announced earlier. It has now been confirmed by Variety that the rapper has been dropped from the lineup for the upcoming festival. Scott got removed from the festival following the recent Astroworld tragedy at his Houston show that occurred in November where reportedly ten attendees lost their lives amid crowd surge.

It was earlier also reported that a Change.org petition was started following the tragedy, demanding his removal from Coachella’s lineup. The petition managed to gather as many as 60,000 signatures. Scott also received massive backlash online following his Astroworld concert as netizens called him out for not stopping the show despite spotting an emergency vehicle in the crowd.

Travis was previously announced as a Coachella headliner nearly two years ago, in January of 2020, along with Frank Ocean and Rage Against the Machine. Although the festival was halted amid the pandemic following which it was recently announced that it will make a comeback next year. It has been confirmed that 2022 Coachella will be taking place on the weekends of April 15-17 and April 22-24 at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California. 

As for Scott, while the rapper addressed the Atroworld tragedy on social media and expressed his grief, he recently also appeared in his first-ever interview following the tragic incident and said, "I went through something and I feel like fans went through something and people’s parents went through something. And it really hurts."

(Inputs From PinkVilla)

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

In happy times and sad, Habba Khatun’s sensuous songs make both young and old emotional. With the never-ending conflict bringing tragedies to every doorstep, Habba’s lyrics of separation amplify their mourning.

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

In India, only those relationships between a man and a woman are considered to be legitimate when there is a marriage between the two.

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Virat Kohli, 33, had recently stepped down as India's T20I captain and was subsequently removed as the ODI captain.

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

A Mahila Congress leader, who is the face of the ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ campaign, however, has accused the party of anti-women bias after she was denied a ticket.

Advertisement