Houston, TX – Travis Scott’s first ever Astroworld Festival happened in his hometown of Houston on Saturday, November 17 at NRG Park — proper throughout the road from the now-defunct Six Flags AstroWorld it’s named after that shut down in 2005.
NRG Park swarmed with over 40,000 attendees from throughout the globe in anticipation to catch performances from Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Rae Sremmurd and Post Malone in addition to Sheck Wes, Gunna, and Trippie Redd, who’re all headliners on Scott’s Astroworld: Wish You Were Here tour.
Some of Houston’s most legendary rappers additionally hit the Astroworld stage resembling Bun B, Trae Tha Truth, Z-Ro, Slim Thug and Paul Wall in addition to just a few of H-Town’s freshest rappers together with Maxo Kream and Dice Soho, amongst others.
Travis Scott after all, closed-out the pageant and introduced out Young Thug, Swae Lee and Don Toliver as shock company.
Aside from the customary pageant rides and leisure, a novel spotlight from the fest was a specifically made Screwed Up Records pop-up store as a tribute late Houston legend DJ Screw. The re-imagined store regarded identical to unique storefront discovered on Fuqua Street and bought customized merch and displayed an archive of each chopped-and-screwed mixtape ever created by the enduring DJ born Robert Earl Davis, Jr.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston formally proclaimed November 18th as ‘Astroworld Day’.
While town of Houston might not have its beloved Six Flag’s Astroworld any extra (it’s now dwelling to Houston’s famed Rodeo) the pageant definitely introduced again the nostalgic spirit of the amusement park that town can get pleasure from at the least, every year.
The making of Astroworld Fest was a childhood dream for Travis.