Travis Scott brings some holiday cheer to the town that raised him.
According to multiple media reports, the rapper’s Cactus Jack Foundation held its second annual toy drive Thursday, delivering more than 5,000 gifts to children in Houston. The non-profit organization shared photos from the event on social media, highlighting some of the toys, including bikes, dolls, golf sets and scooters, available at each distribution point. Children were limited to one gift each.
This year’s training was also located at Southside Community Church at corpus Christi and League City Primary School at League City. The foundation also reportedly replaced hundreds of toys stolen from a local church earlier this month.
The 30-year-old rapper has kept a relatively low profile in the weeks following the tragic events of his Astroworld festival. A wave of crowds during the November 5 performance left dozens injured and 10 dead. Scott now faces several lawsuits alleging he was at least partially guilty in the “mass casualty event”.
The rapper, who is now leading an initiative to make live performances safer, opened up about the incident during a meeting with Charlamagne tha God this month.
“I am responsible for finding the solution. … Hopefully that takes a first step towards, you know, us as artists with a better understanding of what’s going on, you know what I mean? he said. “And, you know, professionals have to sort of surround and understand more information, whether it’s technology, whether it’s more of an answer, whatever the problem, to understand that and in the future.” move forward together safety, make sure that never happens again.