Travis Scott says he didn’t know of fan deaths until after Astroworld show – National | Globalnews.ca

Rapper Travis Scott said in an interview that he didn’t know that fans had died at his Astroworld festival in Houston until after his performance. In a lengthy interview with radio personality Charlamagne Tha God posted on YouTube on Thursday, Scott described from his perspective what happened at the Nov. 5 festival that left 10 … Read more

Astroworld tragedy: Death toll rises to 9 as student succumbs to injuries – National | Globalnews.ca

The death toll in the Astroworld Festival stampede rose to nine with the death of a 22-year-old Texas college student late on Wednesday, according to a lawyer for the family. A stampede of fans during rap star Travis Scott‘s Astroworld Festival on Friday killed nine people between the ages of 14 and 27 and injured … Read more

Astroworld concert deaths: Crowd surge not mentioned in security plan – National | Globalnews.ca

Emergency plans for the Astroworld music festival did not include protocols for dangerous crowd surges like the one that unfolded during a rush to see headliner Travis Scott, which left eight people dead and injured hundreds of others, including a 9-year-old boy whose family said was still in a coma on Tuesday. The concert area … Read more

Deaths at Travis Scott’s Astroworld concert spurs call for independent review – National | Globalnews.ca

The Houston police and fire departments were deeply involved in safety measures for the music festival where a surging crowd killed eight people, playing key roles in crowd control measures, on-site security staffing and the emergency response. The police chief even says he met with the headlining performer before the show. Now the city’s police … Read more

Travis Scott, Drake sued over deadly Astroworld concert crush – National | Globalnews.ca

Rapper Travis Scott is facing multiple lawsuits after eight people were killed and hundreds were injured in a crowd crush at Texas festival Astroworld. Two separate injured attendees allege that Scott, along with surprise performer Drake, incited the crowd, and are each seeking US$1 million in damages. 0:58Astroworld concert crush: Lawyer says 21-year-old victim died … Read more

‘I gotta get out’: Travis Scott concertgoers describe chaos at Houston show – National | Globalnews.ca

Screaming. Suffocating. Panicked. Unconscious. The concertgoers at a highly anticipated Houston music festival Friday night say they were shocked to witness how the event brewed into pandemonium that left at least eight people dead. Rapper Travis Scott was the headliner for the sold-out Astroworld Festival in NRG Park, which was attended by an estimated 50,000 … Read more