FLASHBACK | Videos show the time Travis Scott got arrested at LollaPalooza and charged with disorderly conduct

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As stories surrounding Travis Scott enters a second week, it is worth going down the memory line of the time the rapper was arrested for urging unruly crowd behavior.

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Travis Scott performing at Lollapalooza in 2015.@prospect_sounds / Twitter

While urging more event promoters to drop Travis Scott from any upcoming lineups, more stories about his past actions have been referenced.

One story in particular dates back to 2015 where Scott encouraged his fans to break entrance points at an event where he was set to perform, to come and see him.

He was reportedly performing to over 100,000 people that day but was said to have publicly tipped more people into attending the event by force.

This was at a summer event in New Mexico, Lollapalooza, back in 2015, and this type of event usually amass around 100,000 people in attendance.

Now a video was shared by Scott around that period on his Instagram, where fans were forcefully evading barricades around at the venue to see him perform.

In a caption attached to the video, Scott encouraged more fans to ignore security officers and do this, which would mean attending the event by illegal means.

This is one of the stories that added up to Scott being branded as having a history of encouraging this particular behavior from his fans.

Scott was then arrested with disorderly conduct for enticing this, despite him arguing that he had no intention of putting anyone in danger.

The Office of Emergency Management issued a statement to ABC 7, saying that Travis Scott played one song and then began telling fans to come over the barricades.

The rapper reportedly took a dig at the security that was hired to ensure the safety of attendees by inciting the Lollapalooza crowd with a chant to move closer to the stage.

In a video from Scott's brief appearance, the rapper said:

Everyone in a green shirt [security] get the fuck back. Middle finger up to security right now. We want rage."

The Lollapalooza security got things under control and stopped was reportedly stopped five minutes into his performance.

Scott is said to have fled the scene when the security remedied the situation and was taken into custody a short while later. Luckily, no fans were injured.

The event organizers that day said Travis Scott's performance could have resulted in a dangerous situation had the security not stepped in.

Now, fast-forward to 2021, where his fans got injured, and nine more lost their lives, the artist has come under massive fire for his past actions.

There have since been calls online for him to be dropped from performing at huge venues due to his history.

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