STORY OF SONG
“THE SCOTTS” is the first track from American hip-hop duo THE SCOTTS, which consist of American rappers Travis Scott (Jacques Webster) and Kid Cudi (Scott Mescudi). It is the duo’s first ever song as a team, and was written by THE SCOTTS, as well as David Biral, Denzel Baptiste, Oladipo Omishore, Patrick Reynolds and Mike Dean – with Dean and Travis Scott also producing the track, alongside producers Take A Daytrip, Dot da Genius and Plain Pat.
“THE SCOTTS” is a hip-hop track where both Travis Scott and Kid Cudi both discuss many issues in the world, such as violent law enforcements. This track also marks Kid Cudi’s first release since his last single in 2017.
“THE SCOTTS” music video was uploaded to YouTube on the 24th April 2020. It features a digital version of Scott in the game “Fortnite”, throwing a virtual concert for all players, while an astronaut sits on a planet. As of late May 2020, the video has 37.1 million views and 1.5 million likes.
Release Date: 24th April 2020
Songwriter/s: Jacques Webster (Travis Scott), Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi), David Biral, Denzel Baptiste, Oladipo Omishore, Patrick Reynolds & Mike Dean
Producer/s: Take A Daytrip, Dot da Genius, Plain Pat, Travis Scott & Mike Dean
Label/s: Epic, Cactus Jack & Wicked Awesome
Music Video Release Date: 24th April 2020
Chart Rankings: “THE SCOTTS” performed extremely well on charts around the globe, reaching peak chart positions of #4 in Australia, #5 in Austria, #29 in Belgium, #1 in Canada, #4 in the Czech Republic, #5 in Denmark, #2 in Estonia, #6 in Finland, #2 in France, #8 in Germany, #1 in Greece, #1 and #12 on various charts in Hungary; #10 in Iceland, #2 in Ireland and Italy, #31 in Latvia, #2 in Lithuania, #8 in Malaysia, #18 in the Netherlands, #2 in New Zealand, #5 in Norway, #1 in Portugal, #13 in Singapore, #21 in Spain, #8 in Sweden, #3 in Switzerland, #11 in the UK, #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, charts #14 on the US Billboard Rhythmic charts, and #1 on the US Rolling Stone Top 100 chart.
The lyrics to “THE SCOTTS” can be accessed here: LINK