Travis Scott spat on fan and incited crowd to ‘f**k him up’ after he tried to steal Yeezys off his feet when the star crowd surfed during 2015 performance in Switzerland.
A video has resurfaced showing rapper Travis Scott inciting a crowd to ‘f**k up’ a fan who attempted to take his Yeezy trainers while he crowd surfed in Switzerland.
The incident, widely reported at the time, occurred at the OpenAir Festival in St. Gallen, Switzerland in 2015 with video from the stage showing Scott’s outburst.
Scott, born Jacques Bermon Webster II, is facing new criticism over his interactions with crowds after eight fans, including a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl, were crushed to death at the Astroworld Festival on Friday night.
Festival-goer Kristian Paredes, 23, from Austin, Texas, has since sued Scott and fellow rapper Drake for over a million dollars, claiming the rappers ‘incited the crowd’ at the concert.
He has also accused the rappers, Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation of negligence.
The rapper has twice been convicted for encouraging fans to jump security barriers and rush the stage at previous concerts, while videos have also shown him encouraging people to jump off balconies.
Footage, taken from on-stage in Switzerland, shows Scott after jumping into the crowd and crowdsurfing, before being pulled back to the stage by security.
Turning back towards the crowd, Scott shouts into the microphone: ‘Get that motherf***er, get him,’ while pointing to someone.
- A video has resurfaced showing the incident from Switzerland in 2015
- Scott is shown shouting down the microphone at OpenAir Festival in St. Gallen
- ‘Get that motherf***er, get him,’ he is heard shouting while pointing to someone
- Scott, 29, has a history of inciting mayhem at his notoriously rowdy concerts
- An Astroworld festivalgoer has filed a lawsuit against Scott and special guest Drake for over a million dollars, claiming they ‘incited the crowd’
- The fan also accused the rappers and festival producers of negligence
- Scott previously pled guilty twice to disorderly and reckless conduct charges
- In one 2015 show, he told the crowd: ‘Let’s go. Come over. I want chaos’
- Eight people died at a stampede at his Friday night concern in Houston, Texas
- The Grammy-winning rapper said he was ‘devastated’ and ‘could never imagine the severity of the situation’ in an Instagram video Saturday
‘You tried to take my shoe?’ You want to be a thief?’ he shouts at fan he is accusing of attempting to taking his ‘Yeezy’ trainers off his feet.
‘F**k him up! F**k him up’ he is then heard shouting. It was reported that Scott also spat at the person in the crowd.