Travis Scott sees himself as ‘tool’ of Black Lives Matter movement: ‘Allow me to help in any way’

Travis Scott described himself as a ‘tool’ of BLM (Picture: FilmMagic)

Travis Scott has described himself as a ‘tool’ of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Sicko Mode rapper – who shares daughter Stormi with Kylie Jenner – explained he is committed to being a leader to others.

And the 28-year-old is wants to do everything possible with with his platform, to help amplify those around him.

Speaking about the movement, he said that people are ‘finally seeing’ the oppression that has previously been overlooked.


‘We got a voice to try to make change. Allow me to help in any way,’ he insisted. ‘That means we got a voice to try to make change. People are listening, you know what I mean? And we want to try to make sure they understand that I’m a tool.



‘Allow me to help in any way. Let me know where we got to go show up. It’s a big picture. It’s like a lot of groundwork we got to do.

Travis opened up about the Black Lives Matter movement (Picture: Getty)

‘You’re trying to get to a point where people are finally seeing the oppression that’s been happening and overlooked, and that we, as a culture, have been fighting through every day. I mean, look how many leaders we have in the black community.’

Travis also defended his controversial decision to perform at the Superbowl in 2019, alongside Maroon 5, despite the event being boycotted by many over the NFL’s treatment of Colin Kaepernick.

The athlete made headlines around the world in 2016, when he decided to kneel rather than stand during the national anthem, in protest of racial inequality and police brutality.

He was later left unsigned after leaving the San Francisco 49ers, in what people believed was him being ‘blackballed’ by the NFL for his activism.

Following the move, many have called for a boycott of the event in solidarity, meaning Travis’ performance last year raised eyebrows.

Discussing the reaction, he added to The Face: ‘I couldn’t dare do that (boycott the event). For what? Who gains from that? Not my people…

‘There’s things within that organisation that I do not agree with at all, and I was not about to go and be of service to them in any way..’

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