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DJ Premier talks getting Travis Scott to sign with Kanye West

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DJ Premier and Travis Scott have a unique type of connection

Legendary producer once revealed that ’s dad put him onto the game, and it looks like he later had to return the favor. While recently speaking to Pitchfork, the member revealed that he played a part in Travis signing to West’s .

“He was trying to get me to sign him at a time when the music he was making just wasn’t in my lane. He came to my parents’ house and sat with me, back when Nokia flip phones were a thing,” Premier explained.

Premier continued that the then-younger Travis was stubborn, something that advertised his strong determination and potential.

“He was sneaking pictures and his aunt is telling him to stop taking pictures,” he recounted. “I was like, ‘You know what? Kanye might be into what you’re doing right now.’ I called to co-sign him, like ‘Yo, he’s got something.’ Next thing you know, he’s signing with .”

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