He's in the “Upper Echelon”: Travis Scott receives key to Missouri City, Texas

ABC/Randy HolmesRapper Travis Scott, born Jacques Webster, was given the key to Missouri City, Texas on Saturday, reports local ABC affliliate KTRK. 

The special presentation was part of the city’s 4th annual Black History Month Celebration of Culture & Music.

Webster, who is also a new father, was born in Houston but grew up in Missouri City, Texas.  

After being introduced by Mayor Allen Owen during the special presentation, Travis took the stage to give thanks for the honor. 

At the start of his speech, he said, “Today is better than any day I’ve ever lived in the three years I’ve ever been in this music.” 

“This is better than any award show I’ve ever been to. This is actually my first award ever and I couldn’t be more proud to get it in my own city,” Travis added. 

The Grammy nominee tweeted a photo of himself standing next to Mayor Owen and Houston Rockets star James Harden at the event, with another man who appears to be photobombing the picture in the background.

In the caption he writes, “2.10.18 4 EVER PS: Me when the camera on — Guy in the blue is me always.”  

In addition, he posted a photo of himself holding the framed key. The caption reads, “open Doors. 2/10/18 La flame for the youth. Astro.”

Earlier this month, Travis’s girlfriend Kylie Jenner  announced the birth of their first child, Stormi Webster, via Instagram. The couple officially welcomed Stormi on February 1. 

The two began dating last year, just months after Kylie’s split with rapper Tyga

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