Travis Scott has released a music video for Goosebumps featuring Kendrick Lamar from his sophomore album Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight. The “Rodeo” rapper posted a picture on Instagram stating that his single had gone platinum before he unveiled the visual on Monday, April 3rd exclusively through Apple Music.
The video commences with Travis Scott rising out of a bed as a flaming skeleton surrounded by two bloody temptresses in red dresses. As it progresses, you find yourself in an array of colorful visuals and psychedelic animation that looks like something out of a Lo-Fi Horror film.
A spotlight then appears over Kendrick lying down on grass rapping “I want to press my like, yeah, I wanna press my, I want a green light, I wanna be like.” The Compton MC’s scene transitions in and out over hazy, colorful smoke going to a clip of him behind what appears to be the depths of hell and then back to a spotlight of him rapping again. The video finally ends with a bird-winged Travis plopped down on a throne.
You can watch Travis Scott’s trippy music video below:
GOOSEBUMPS VIDEO https://t.co/13PW2RUwNk
— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) April 3, 2017
Goosebumps is directed by duo Alex Lee & Kyle Whitman, known as BRTHR, who have previously produced The Weekend’s visuals for his singles Party Monster and In The Night. So it was no doubt, the pair would fall short from a jaw-dropping, hallucinogenic, mind-altering experience like they did when filming & editing for the I Can’t Feel My Face singer.
Travis was also a guest on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show, where he discussed the new video. “Man it was a process, I probably did this video about four times” he told Zane. Travis was going through several different videos with different directors before he decided on the BRTHR inspired visual.
He also talks about his upcoming Bird’s Eye Tour which looks to make its runs this summer. One of the first stops is Indio, California’s own Coachella festival which is known to establish trends and put on artists that have previously not been recognized. Travis says, “My next thing now is this Coachella business…Dude levels [to this performance].”
Travis Scott also played two new tracks over the phone interview. The songs are tentatively called “Rerun” and “Lo-Fi,” and are from a collaborative album between Quavo and himself.
You can check out the link to Zane Lowe’s Interview with Travis Scott below:
With so much anticipation towards his next collaborative album with Quavo from the Migos and his upcoming Coachella performance, we can only expect more music and more visuals from Travis Scott.
Stay tuned for more details!