The first time I profiled Travis Scott, we didn’t meet. He’d already missed two photoshoots and cancelled countless others, so when I finally received word that the chart-dominating rap superstar (then riding high on the success of his envelope-pushing, unit-shifting third album, 2018’s Astroworld) had shown up, then left an hour later, there was still one glaring, gaping question: ​“Who is Travis Scott, really?” Two years on, almost to the date, I get some answers…

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