“We Had Everybody In Atlanta In Adidas”

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For these of you who rocked with Travis Porter in 2010 after they signed to Jive Data, you could bear in mind this three-man band was usually mistaken for one individual.

Most identified for his or her hit songs ‘Deliver It Again’, ‘Ayy Girls’ and ‘Make It Rain’, this group made a reputation for themselves by means of these membership anthems and hood classics. The group consists of stepbrothers Ali & Quez, and their longtime buddy Strap who they met in class.

Lately, Travis Porter stepped into The Shade Room backstage on the Millennium Tour in Dallas, Texas with interviewer, Taylor Bickham, to get some issues off their chest. All the pieces you may consider was mentioned: the origin of their identify, their ideas on not getting the flowers they deserved, their relationship with Adidas, which artist helped expose them to a unique market of followers, the Millennium Tour and extra!


Interviewer: How yall been?

Strap: Working, busy. Tour life
Quez: We been nice. We been having fun with life. We been having enjoyable nonetheless. That’s one of the best half about all of it. We been having enjoyable.

Interviewer: Lots of people wish to know why Travis Porter is a singular identify and y’all are a three-person band?

Quez: We do all the things alike
Strap: We’re the identical individual. 3 Occasions!
Quez: It’s three of us however we the identical individual. We simply look just a little totally different
Ali: We simply don’t all have the identical girlfriend.

Interviewer: A whole lot of of us confer with y’all because the “Unique Migos” how y’all really feel about that?

Strap: I’d simply say we the unique three-man rap group. After all they gone all the time examine the subsequent folks that come after however we bought our personal lane, and we all the time stayed in our personal lane


Interviewer: So, y’all are saying you all go exterior of the field?

Strap: We exterior, exterior. Have a look at our identify! Straight out the field. Straight out the bowl.

Interviewer: Have y’all ever damaged up?

Quez: As a bunch we did. It wasn’t like…
Strap: It wasn’t like that
Quez: Them n—- wasn’t f—– with me. It wasn’t no sh– like that. All of us was identical to “okay cool”. Let’s simply pause.
Strap: We had been simply dwelling life
Quez: It was like… if we are able to’t get to the studio. Why we nonetheless speaking concerning the studio? We bought new child youngsters. You understand sh– like that. So it’s type of laborious for lively mother and father to get within the studio. Strap: On a regular basis
Quez: To make it worthwhile. As a result of the best way we make music is like day in and day trip, not like clocking in and clocking out. We would sleep on this motherf—-. However you understand, child mama may bought an issue with that two nights in a row. Asking the place the f— you been?

Interviewer: With y’all taking that pause in music, do y’all remorse it?

Quez: I don’t suppose we remorse it. I really feel like that is even the enjoyable half about all the things. This was probably the most enjoyable half about us even being within the rap business. The grind to get to the subsequent degree. That is enjoyable. I really feel like a problem is all the time good and for issues to not simply be simple as hell. Although we get love in all places, the love continues to be there. However, it’s simply the place individuals see you at of their minds. I really feel like that is one of the best time for us. We love grinding. We love being on the highway. We love placing out music. We love the ridicule and when individuals say “that ain’t it” so we are able to go tougher.
Strap: We good with constructive criticism.


Travis Porter Offers Their Take On Adidas & Kayne West

Interviewer: It looks as if on social media lots of people will not be clear in your music ‘A.D.I.D.A.S.’ Is it concerning the model Adidas or is it the acronym “All Day I Dream About Intercourse”, prefer it says within the music?

Strap: I assumed we performed it each methods. We did it each methods
Quez: Yeah, double entendre
Strap: Shoutout to the producer who made it. It was such a great manufacturing. That’s like one in all our fan favourite songs.
Quez: I used to be telling her [interviewer] that. On the time we had been shifting the tradition in Atlanta. So, we had everybody in Adidas, however Adidas by no means minimize us a examine.
Strap: They confirmed love.
Quez: They gave us free garments
Strap: However, everyone give us free sh—
Quez: However, guess what although? After that, in 2014, that’s when Adidas began signing rappers. That’s once I was like, “maintain on.”
Strap: We had been earlier than the wave
Quez: They did Large Sean and a pair extra different n—–s and we had been like, “bro… maintain on man.” We began it within the “A” and so they seemed over Travis Porter. Like all the time, you understand how that go.

Interviewer: How do y’all really feel about Adidas dropping their partnership with Kanye West?

Quez: They dropped it?
Ali: Man, I don’t prefer it.
Quez: I don’t prefer it both. I really feel like individuals ought to have the ability to separate the artwork from the individual. I can do it.

Interviewer: In all facets? Even in conditions like, R. Kelly?

Quez: Undoubtedly listening to R. Kelly on the crib. I’m enjoying R. Kelly within the automotive. I can inform the distinction between artist and the music. I can differentiate the 2.
Ali: You possibly can’t drop somebody who introduced you again to life.
Quez: In the event that they was f—– with him, they should hold f—— with him. Y’all ain’t f—— with him due to his private views? However, y’all was already f—— with him. So, y’all simply didn’t know this about him or one thing? Are the gross sales dropping? I don’t know. I simply really feel like they’re tripping.


Travis Porter Talks About Not Getting Their Flowers

Interviewer: Do you guys really feel such as you get the flowers you deserve?

Strap: It’s actually a stiff a– no.
Quez: Heisman Trophy stiff
Strap: However on the similar time, lots of people ain’t get their flowers. It don’t simply begin and finish with Travis Porter. It’s quite a lot of n—- that don’t get their flowers, and so they them n—- kind sh—. I don’t wish to be like yeah we don’t get our flowers when it’s different n—– who’ve completed greater than what we did
Quez: And, they haven’t bought their flowers
Strap: So we ain’t gone cry about it. We gone hold going tougher.

Interviewer: Do you’ve any songs that you just really feel like didn’t get the credit score it deserved?

Ali: Nah. I really feel just like the songs that didn’t get as a lot love individuals nonetheless hearken to ‘til today.

Interviewer: I really feel like “Cake” didn’t get the popularity it deserved.

Quez: You proper, however it did although as a result of once we carry out it everyone understand it. However, that’s like our profession. That’s like Travis Porter profession. It’s like they understand it however it’s like have we heard it? It’s like we all know them n——. We love them n——-. However, the place they at? That’s how that music is. It’s prefer it’s there. Everyone understand it. However, it didn’t get as a lot love as “Make It Rain” or “Deliver It Again” however it was a hood traditional. A few of the sh— simply don’t go like that. Like, I might identify 100 Boosie songs that no one ever heard of however they’re a traditional to me.


Travis Porter Offers Mac Miller His Flowers For Assist Placing Them On

Interviewer: Yeah, how does it make you’re feeling that folks nonetheless rock with y’all like there was no pause?

Ali: I imply.. I do know I nonetheless bought it. I do know I’m him.
Quez: That comes with a strong basis, like Strap mentioned, how we had been introduced up and the way we began.
Ali: We’re a individuals individual.
Quez: We are going to depart the part and go to the bar. Even when we bought a present and solely 300-500 individuals pull up, we going to the bar and get photographs for everyone. It ain’t too many individuals the place we are able to’t present everyone love.
Strap: I really feel like the best way we present our followers love we make them really feel like they know us extra in order that they admire it. They admire the music and it all the time take you again to the place you had been at. We bought recollections collectively. Easy as that.
Ali: And our music crossed over, and I gotta give that to Mac Miller for placing us on his tour. It crossed us over to a complete nother world
Quez: He put us in a complete totally different realm when it got here to the music and that’s once we dropped ‘Reup’. That’s one in all them songs. It was a sleeper however his followers are those that took that and ran with it. You understand what I’m saying? Shoutout to Mac Miller. Relaxation in peace to the homie.


Travis Porter Discuss All Issues Millennium Tour

Interviewer: Who requested y’all to affix the Millennium Tour?

Quez: Sh–, Bow Wow.

Interviewer: What was that like? How did he ask y’all?

Quez: Sh—, Facetime. He was like, “Bro. What you doing? What y’all tryna do?” I used to be like, “What the cash wanting like?” And, shoutout to our homie, Bart, he was pushing for us to be on this tour, too. He’s one in all our homies from Atlanta.

Interviewer: What does being on this tour imply to y’all and your contribution to the tradition?

Ali: It feels good. You type of neglect since you ain’t carried out in an enormous crowd like that in a very long time, and it’s identical to rattling we actually them. That’s the way it feels each time we get on the stage.
Quez: Yeah, that’s details. And, we got here out after everyone on this tour, and I really feel like we a great addition to what’s happening. And, we bought one of the best present. We bought one of the best set.

Interviewer: On this tour, who do y’all really feel such as you had been followers of?

Quez: Pleasure P
Ali: Yeah, I’d say the identical factor
Strap: Me too
Ali: That ‘Did You Fallacious’ bought my lady again 5 occasions
Quez: Like actually, I misplaced my virginity to a Pleasure P music. So, that’s why I resonate


Strap Clear The Air On How Vital Intercourse Is To A Relationship

Interviewer: And, my final query is for Strap, I noticed a video on Twitter and it was a podcast, and also you particularly mentioned that you just suppose intercourse is 90% of a relationship. So, inform me why you suppose it’s 90% of a relationship?

Strap: That was 90% Cassamigos answering for me. Lol.


It’s clear that Travis Porter actually appreciates the love they’ve been receiving in the course of the Millennium Tour, and followers are right here for the nostalgia their music brings.

Roommates, what Travis Porter music is your fave?


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