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Travis Scott Astroworld Tragedy Documentary Set for Release Despite Lawyers’ Concerns

The experiences of panicked concertgoers who couldn’t breathe and had no clear path to escape a massive crowd surge at last year’s deadly Astroworld music festival in Houston are featured in a documentary set for release Friday. But lawyers for Live Nation, which is being sued for its role as the festival’s promoter, say they’re […]

Travis Scott to Make First Festival Appearance Since Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott is making his return to the festival stage this fall for the first time since the Astroworld tragedy in Houston, which resulted in the deaths of 10 concertgoers. On Wednesday, the Primavera Festival released its lineup for several stops on its 2022 event route with the rapper slated to appear at the Buenos […]

Astroworld Festival Victims’ Cause of Death Released by Medical Examiner

The 10 people who lost their lives in a massive crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival in Houston died from compression asphyxia, officials announced Thursday. Medical examiners with the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences in Houston had to wait several weeks following the Nov. 5 concert by rap superstar Travis Scott for additional […]

Travis Scott Says He Didn’t Know About Astroworld Tragedy Until After Show, Calls for Concert Industry to “Figure Out What Happened”

In his first extensive sit-down interview since the Astroworld tragedy, Travis Scott says he wasn’t aware of the events that were unfolding while he was on stage on the night of Nov. 5 and didn’t learn of the scale of the deaths and injuries until after the show. During the 50-minute talk with Charlamagne tha […]

Astroworld Death Toll Rises as 9-Year-Old Boy Dies From Injuries

A 9-year-old Dallas boy has become the youngest person to die from injuries sustained during a crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival in Houston. Ezra Blount of Dallas died Sunday at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, family attorney Ben Crump said. Ezra was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering serious injuries in […]

Astroworld Operations Plan Didn’t Include Crowd-Surge Protocols

A 56-page event operations plan for the Astroworld music festival included protocols for dangerous scenarios including an active shooter, bomb or terrorist threats, and severe weather, but it did not include information on what to do in the event of a crowd surge. But that’s what authorities believe happened Friday night when eight people died […]

“My Heart Is Broken”: Drake Issues Statement on Astroworld Tragedy

Drake has broken his silence over the tragic events that occurred at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Nov. 5 when a mass crush led to the death of eight people and injuries to dozens more. The Canadian rapper, who was a featured guest during festival founder Travis Scott’s headline set, took to Instagram on […]

Kylie Jenner Says Travis Scott “Unaware of Any Fatalities” Until Astroworld Festival Ended

Kylie Jenner on Sunday said both she and her partner, rapper Travis Scott, were “unaware of any fatalities” until after the Astroworld Festival ended on Friday. The reality TV star and mogul said the couple was “devastated” that at least eight people, including a 14-year-old, were killed in the chaotic crowd surge that occurred at the […]