Dream turned nightmare


courtesy of world mag

PRODUCTION IN PURGATORY: Travis Scotts 3rd annual Astroworld Festival was described “A concert out of hell” as it claimed the lives of 9 concertgoers.

Kelvi' McCray, Staff Writer

Here lies the Astroworld Festival ran by famous rapper Travis Scott.

Astroworld was previously a Six Flags water park in Houston Texas before it got closed down. Travis stated in an interview with Genius, “Thats what it’s going to sound like, like taking an amusement park away from kids. We want it back. We want the building back, Thats why Im doing it, it took the fun out of the city”. Scott said that after the closing of Astroworld is when he started his music career.

The Astroworld Festival has been on going since 2018. However the most recent opening November 5th claimed the lives of 9 individuals.

Franco Patino, 21

Jacob β€œJake” Jurinek, 20

Madison Dubiski, 23

Mirza β€œDanish” Baig.

Brianna Rodriguez, 16

Axel Acosta, 21

Rodolfo β€œRudy” Pena, 23

Memorial High School ninth-grader John Hilgert, 14.

and the youngest victim was Ezra Blount, 9

Travis Scott makes Punk Rock music that draws a younger, energetic crowd. According to ABCnews, “Travis Scott’s high-energy performances are known for being fun-filled … a raucous nature involving mosh pits, crowd surfing and stage diving.”

Travis denied knowing any concertgoers were deceased until the next day despite fans telling security there were people deceased on the floor during the show.

Since then, Travis has issued an apology and sent his condolences to all of the victims and is paying for the funerals of the deceased.