Travis Scott‘s hometown of Houston, Texas just got a new holiday. November 18th is now officially “Astroworld Day,” per the announcement over on the City’s official Twitter account.
The city honored the rapper with a ceremony at City Hall, hosted by Mayor Sylvester Turner and featuring a speech from Travis Scott himself. With many schools and organizations in attendance, Scott gave a heartfelt talk on the importance of galvanizing your career from a young age, and the future of the arts.
Watch him in action below.
Scott also talked a little about the theme park that inspired his Astroworld album in the first place. “In ‘05 when they took it away, it kind of like took a big piece of my heart away,” he explained. “I just wanted to kind of bring back that feeling and give this city something [so] they can always have something fun to do.”
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