Born and raised in Houston, Travis Scott fell in love with music at an early age. By the time he was a teenager, Travis had discovered his talents as an artist, and he signed his first major record deal at 21. During his time in the industry, Travis has released dozens of songs and he is officially one of the most well-known rappers of his generation. Like most artists, Travis’ sound has evolved over the years. However, his music has always had a unique quality and the natural ability to appeal to a wide variety of people. No matter what kind of mood you’re in, chances are Travis has a little something to get you through it. Keep reading for the 10 best Travis Scott songs of all time.
“Zombies” is one of Travis Scott’s earlier songs. It was released in 2014 as part of his mixtape Days Before Rodeo. At the time, Travis was relatively unknown in the mainstream, but he was already getting co-signs from some big names in the industry. “Zombies” is one of those songs where you can hear Travis finding himself, and the end result is truly something special.
9. Bad Mood/Sh*t On You
Travis Scott has cited Kid Cudi as one of his biggest inspirations and that influence can definitely be heard on “Bad Moon/ Sh*t On You”. But while it’s clear that Cudi has had a role in helping Travis form his sound, this track still has all of the originality that Travis Scott is known for.
8. Highest in the Room
“Highest in the Room” is one of Travis Scott’s newer songs, and some of his longtime fans may feel like it’s a little too mainstream for their tastes. However, “Highest in the Room” is one of those songs that you can put on and just vibe to. Whether you’re riding in the car or hanging out with friends, this could be the soundtrack to some memorable moments.
Released as the third single on his third album, “Yosemite” is truly a special song. The song has a laid-back vibe that pairs perfectly with Travis’ smooth flow. The main downside to this song is the fact that it has a feature from Nav that’s almost impossible to hear no matter how many times you listen to the song.
6. Butterfly Effect
“Butterfly Effect” was the first single released off of Astroworld and in a lot of ways it served as a reintroduction to Travis Scott and his sound. The song has a timeless quality to it that is common with Travis Scott’s music. An interesting fact about “Butterfly Effect” is that Travis doesn’t cuss a single time throughout the song.
5. Upper Echelon
Travis Scott has been working with major artists for almost all of his career, and “Upper Echelon” is proof. The song was released on Travis’ second mixtape, Owl Pharaoh, which debuted in the spring of 2013. With features from T.I. and 2 Chainz, “Upper Echelon” is a lovely melting put of different styles.
Thanks to TikTok “Outwest” became one of those songs that was impossible to avoid in 2020. The song is catchy and fun to listen to, and sometimes that’s all a song needs to be. Throughout his career, Travis Scott has consistently shown his fans that he’s capable of coming up with songs that are both catchy and high-quality.
3. Sicko Mode
“Sicko Mode” is arguably the most popular song from Travis Scott’s Astroworld. With a feature from Drake, “Sicko Mode” sounds like two different songs that have found their perfect match. The song is fun to listen to and has some great lines. Plus, it’s pretty hard not to make a hit song when you have a feature from Drake.
Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar on a song together was the collaboration that many listeners never even realized they needed. Bot artists bring something special to “Goosebumps” and their differences in style brought out the best in each other. “Goosebumps” is one of those rare songs that you could play on repeat and still want to hear it again and again.
As one of the tracks on his debut album, “Antidote” was lots of people’s first introduction to Travis Scott and his music. One of the best things about Travis’ artistry is that he has the ability to make just about anything sound good. As the song opens Travis sets the tone by singing, “Don’t you open up that window/Don’t you let out that antidote /Poppin’ pills is all we know /In the hills is all we know”.