Travie McCoy

Sep
9
New Music: Travie McCoy f/ Jason Mraz – ‘Rough Water’

Rough Water

Travie McCoy sails solo once again. The Gym Class Heroes captain navigates “Rough Water” on his first solo effort since his 2010 debut Lazarus, which spawned the platinum hit “Billionaire.” Travie teams with Jason Mraz on the guitar-driven number, produced by Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Wiz Khalifa).

A video has been shot, while his sophomore album is due in 2014.

Listen to Travie’s radio-friendly return below.

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Nov
6
Travie McCoy Performs ‘Stereo Hearts’ with Maroon 5 on ‘SNL’ [Video]

Maroon 5 and Travie McCoy

Travie McCoy rocked 30 Rock with musical guest Maroon 5 on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live.” Wearing plaid pants, a David Lee Roth T-shirt, red scarf, and Nike sneakers, the tatted Gym Class Heroes frontman joined Adam Levine and his band to perform “Stereo Hearts,” the first single from GCH’s new album The Papercut Chronicles II, due November 15.

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Jul
9
Sean Kingston Returns to Work, Shoots Music Video with Iyaz

Sean Kingston

Five weeks after injuring himself in a jet ski accident, Sean Kingston was already back to work, shooting the video for his artist Iyaz’s new single “Pretty Girls” in Miami. A slimmed down Sean was seen on set wearing baggy clothing and displaying no signs of his injury aside from a brace on his left arm. He was joined by Travie McCoy, who appears on the record, and a bleached-haired Soulja Boy, who rocked a Steelers T-shirt and Super Mario chain.

“Just got back from my artist @iyazlive new video shoot for his new single ‘Pretty Girls’… had a great time.. i was swaggin heavy!!! lol,” tweeted the “Beautiful Girls” singer, who plans to return to the studio next month.

See more pics of a healthy and happy looking Sean below.

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Nov
23
Ciara, Akon, and Ja Rule Heat Up Australia’s Summerbeatz Festival

Ciara

It may be the dead of fall in the Northern Hemisphere, but in Australia summer is just getting started. Ciara, Akon, Jay Sean, Ja Rule, Flo Rida, and Travie McCoy jetted overseas to heat up the season at the Summerbeatz Music Festival in Perth. The international stars performed their hits to thousands of Aussies in the Land Down Under. Check out the scorching action below!

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Oct
20
Video: Travie McCoy – ‘Need You’

Travie McCoy

Travie McCoy heads to Chinatown in the Luga Podesta-directed video for “Need You,” the latest single off his debut solo album Lazarus. With two chopsticks keeping his hair pulled back, the Gym Class Heroes frontman sings in the rain as he tries to chase down the girl of his dreams. Find out if he gets the girl below.

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Oct
12
Late Night TV: Travie McCoy on ‘Leno,’ Mark Ronson + Q-Tip on ‘Letterman’

Travie McCoy let his hair down last night on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” performing “Need You” off his solo debut Lazarus. Backed by Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump on guitar, the Gym Class Heroes frontman sang his heart out on the pop-rock jam, rocking a flannel shirt over shorts and neon yellow kicks.

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Oct
3
Travie McCoy Wants to Work with André 3000, Performs ‘Dr. Feel Good’

Travie McCoy headlined the Hennessy Artistry concert earlier this week, but first he spoke with Rap-Up TV about wanting to collaborate with the elusive André 3000. “I’m a huge fan of 3 Stacks. He has definitely been a huge influence,” said the “Billionaire” rapper. “I remember buying [OutKast's] Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and listening to it over and over and over and over, and just watching their progression.”

The Gym Class Heroes frontman also talked about touring Europe with Bruno Mars, getting out of his depression, and working on the new GCH album The Papercut Chronicles II, due next year.

Watch Travie perform the happy-go-lucky “Dr. Feel Good” below.

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