Travis Scott teasing a return to the studio. The rapper, who will be back together at London’s O2 Arena this weekend – his first major performances since the Astroworld Festival disaster that left 10 dead and dozens injured in November – teased fans on Monday (August 8). that he is preparing to return to work on his expected Utopia album.
“I’ll be back when it’s album time,” the rapper tweeted. A day earlier, he posted a flurry of photos from the London shows, one of which included the caption, “Now finally [CD emoji].”
Scott primed the pump Utopia on-and-off throughout the year. Back in April, fans posted photos from a series of billboards that popped up near the Coachella festival appeared to be promotions for the long overdue Utopia album.
The four boards, in yellow letters on a stark black background, featured the phrases: “Looking for UTOPIA?”, “PSST….,” “WONG WAY” and the logo for Scott’s Cactus Jack brand. Scott was originally scheduled to headline this year’s 2022 Coachella festival, but his slot was canceled in the wake of the Astroworld deaths.
At press time, there was still no further information available on the planned release date or tracklist for Scott’s follow-up to his 2018 Astroworld album. Scott began teasing his fourth full-length studio album in July 2020 in a series of social posts and continued to drop tidbits about its late 2021 release.
MC has kept a relatively low profile since November. 5 Astroworld concert disaster, which resulted in the deaths of fans ranging in age from 9 to 27, with more than 300 people injured, resulting in a flurry of lawsuits against and potentially billions in damages for promoter Live Nation and Scott.
Check out Scott’s Utopia tease below.
I’ll be back when it’s album time
— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) August 8, 2022