Travis Scott releases first new song since 10 people died from asphyxiation at Astroworld concert

Travis Scott released his new song Hold That Heat, his first single since the tragedy at his Astroworld concert last November.

The 30 year-old rapper, 30, collaborated with rapper Future and producer Southside.

The trio also released a new music video to go along with their new song.

Back at it: Travis Scott released his new song Hold That Heat, his first single since the tragedy at his Astroworld concert last November

Back at it: Travis Scott released his new song Hold That Heat, his first single since the tragedy at his Astroworld concert last November

In the video, Scott can first be seen hanging out in a hallway while holding on to a metal chain wrapped around an alligator’s neck.

He raps the same line repeatedly for the chorus, ‘Hold that, hold that heater.’ ‘Heater’ is a slang term for a gun.

Later on in the video, Scott sits on a couch near his collaborator Future and the two smoke marijuana together while Scott continues to rap.

One man later watches a woman, wearing mesh netting and pasties, as she performs a striptease.

The song is laden with references including one to his upcoming album, Utopia. He rapped, ‘Six months down out in Cabo,’ referencing a rumor that he’s been going back and forth from a studio in Mexico.

Collaborative project: The rapper, 30, put out the song on Friday.  It is a collaboration with rapper Future and producer Southside

Collaborative project: The rapper, 30, put out the song on Friday. It is a collaboration with rapper Future and producer Southside

Interesting choice of pet: In the video, Scott can first be seen hanging out in a hallway while holding on to a metal chain wrapped around an alligator's neck

Interesting choice of pet: In the video, Scott can first be seen hanging out in a hallway while holding on to a metal chain wrapped around an alligator’s neck

Subtle reference: He raps the same line repeatedly for the chorus, 'Hold that, hold that heater.'  'Heater' is a slang term for a gun

Subtle reference: He raps the same line repeatedly for the chorus, ‘Hold that, hold that heater.’ ‘Heater’ is a slang term for a gun

Later on in the video, Scott sits on a couch near his collaborator Future and the two smoke marijuana together while Scott continues to rap

Later on in the video, Scott sits on a couch near his collaborator Future and the two smoke marijuana together while Scott continues to rap

Blowing smoke: Future puffed a thick cloud while sitting in the same room as Scott

Blowing smoke: Future puffed a thick cloud while sitting in the same room as Scott

He also made a nod to his close friendship to NBA shooting guard James Harden with the line, ‘Took her to Brooklyn to meet with thirteen.’ Harden, who dated Khloé Kardashian for several months, wore uniform # 13 on the Brooklyn Nets before he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers earlier this year.

While he made a number of references to drugs and alcohol in the rap, the star did not seem to mention Astroworld or his own reclusiveness in recent months.

On November 5, the goosebumps singer played a show in Houston that descended into chaos when the huge crowd began to push forward.

The resulting phenomenon, known as a crowd crush, led numerous people to try and escape from the crowd by climbing up sound equipment or shouting or help.

While this was happening, Scott continued to perform before eventually stopping the show and pointing out the chaos.

Enjoying a dance: One man later watched a woman, who wore only mesh netting and pasties, perform a striptease using a pole in the house

Enjoying a dance: One man later watched a woman, who wore only mesh netting and pasties, perform a striptease using a pole in the house

Album reference: He made a subtle reference to his upcoming album rapping, 'Six months down out in Cabo.'  A rumor has circulated that he's been going back and forth from a studio in Mexico while making his upcoming album Utopia

Album reference: He made a subtle reference to his upcoming album rapping, ‘Six months down out in Cabo.’ A rumor has circulated that he’s been going back and forth from a studio in Mexico while making his upcoming album Utopia

Mentioning a friend: He also made a reference to his close friendship to NBA shooting guard James Harden with the line, 'Took her to Brooklyn to meet with thirteen' (Harden pictured April 20)

Mentioning a friend: He also made a reference to his close friendship to NBA shooting guard James Harden with the line, ‘Took her to Brooklyn to meet with thirteen’ (Harden pictured April 20)

Tragic: On November 5, the goosebumps singer played a show in Houston that descended into chaos when the huge crowd began to push forward;  seen on November 5 at Astroworld

Tragic: On November 5, the goosebumps singer played a show in Houston that descended into chaos when the huge crowd began to push forward; seen on November 5 at Astroworld

Not quick enough: While chaos ensued, Scott continued to perform before eventually stopping the show and pointing out the chaos (pictured 2021)

Not quick enough: While chaos ensued, Scott continued to perform before eventually stopping the show and pointing out the chaos (pictured 2021)

Though members of the crowd eventually received the help they needed, 10 people died because of injuries sustained during the tragic event.

Their names, according to CNN, were: Axel Acosta Avila, 21, Danish Baig, 27, Ezra Blount, 9, Madison Dubiski, 23, John Hilgert, 14, Jacob Jurinek, 20, Franco Patino, 21, Rodolfo Peña, 23, Brianna Rodriguez, 16, and Bharti Shahani, 22.

Eight of the 10 victims died on the night of the concert while Blount and Jurinek died in the days following the tragedy.

Scott offered to pay for the funeral arrangements for the victims though some of the families ultimately turned him down.

Tragedies: These 10 people died because of the Astroworld tragedy (top row L to R: Madison Dubiski, John Hilgert, Bharti Shahani, Axel Acosta Avila, Brianna Rodriguez. Bottom row L to R: Ezra Blount, Rodolfo Peña, Jacob Jurinek, Franco Patino and Danish Baig

Tragedies: These 10 people died because of the Astroworld tragedy (top row L to R: Madison Dubiski, John Hilgert, Bharti Shahani, Axel Acosta Avila, Brianna Rodriguez. Bottom row L to R: Ezra Blount, Rodolfo Peña, Jacob Jurinek, Franco Patino and Danish Baig

Turning him down: Scott offered to pay for the funeral arrangements for the victims though some of the families ultimately turned him down

Turning him down: Scott offered to pay for the funeral arrangements for the victims though some of the families ultimately turned him down

Ezra Blount’s family’s attorney Bob Hilliard turned down the offer in a letter to Scott’s attorney according to Rolling Stone and wrote, ‘I have no doubt Mr. Scott feels remorse. His journey ahead will be painful. He must face and hopefully see that he bears some of the responsibility for this tragedy. ‘

Scott is now facing a much larger lawsuit against him with 2,800 people as plantiffs. There were nearly 400 lawsuits pending in January that were combined into one large lawsuit to be put before a single judge.

The concert’s organizer Live Nation was also named in the suit which alleges negligence and mismanagement of the event.

The Texas Task Force on Concert Safety released a report earlier this week revealing the concert had permitting issues and a lack of security safety training, according to Billboard

Personal life: Scott and his partner Kylie Jenner welcomed their second child, a boy, to the world back in February (pictured 2019)

Personal life: Scott and his partner Kylie Jenner welcomed their second child, a boy, to the world back in February (pictured 2019)

While he’s disappeared from the public eye for the last few months, the Out West singer has also been dealing with big changes in his family.

He and his partner Kylie Jenner welcomed their second child, a boy, to the world back in February.

Though they originally named him Wolf, the couple later reconsidered the name and said they would change it though they haven’t shared a new one yet.

The couple also share a daughter, Stormi Webster, who was born February 1, 2018.

Second child: The couple also share a daughter, Stormi Webster, who was born February 1, 2018 (pictured with Stormi 2021)

Second child: The couple also share a daughter, Stormi Webster, who was born February 1, 2018 (pictured with Stormi 2021)

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