Travi$ Scott’s Lollapalooza set was cut short after a near riot.
According to the Associated Press, the Houston rapper—born Jacques Webster—was arrested Saturday on the second day of the three-day music festival in downtown Chicago. He faces disorderly conduct charges after encouraging fans to jump over security barricades during his performance.
— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) August 1, 2015
Scott performed one song before telling fans to plow through the barricades. After things got out of hand, he tried to diffuse the situation.
“They gon’ stop the show if ya’ll don’t get down,” he told fans who bum rushed the stage.
The incident was quickly handled and no one was injured. Scott fled the scene, but was taken into police custody a short time later. He will be charged with disorderly conduct.
On Sept. 4, Scott will release his debut album Rodeo featuring the 2 Chainz and Future-assisted single “3500.”