Getting arrested at Lollapalooza, FaceTiming with Bieber, working on Kanye's next album -- it's all in a day's work for polarizing rapper Travis Scott.

Since his breakout mixtape, 2013's Owl Pharaoh, Houston rapper-producer Travis Scott has positioned himself as a misunderstood rebel, with mosh-friendly shows, inflammatory rhetoric and a subversive sound. The Kanye West collaborator (who played a key role in Yeezus' dark palette) flaunts that persona all over his major-label debut, Rodeo (Epic), which arrives at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 with 85,000 equivalent-album units (according to Nielsen Music), despite mixed reviews from critics.

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