PICS: Travis Scott at Pechanga Arena

Just one day after descending upon the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, chart-topping rap star Travis Scott transformed Pechanga Arena into his own "Astroworld" carnival.

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A rare San Diego rainstorm couldn't stop Scott from turning the Sports Arena grounds into a giant theme park-esque atmosphere on Monday, Feb. 4.
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Still riding the top of the charts with his platinum-selling 2018 album, "Astroworld" and its massive No. 1 hit single "Sicko Mode" (ft. Drake), the show was simply unforgettable.
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Fans were even able to get photo-ops with Scott's signature inflatable golden head, which pops up outside of every show on the tour and adorns the cover of his "Astroworld" record.
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Few concerts truly rise above the norm these days but Scott's Astroworld experience is like none other: He roamed two stages on opposite ends of the arena complete with pyrotechnics, huge inflatable props, two different fully-functioning roller-coaster rides (one hanging from the ceiling!) and some of the most chest-rattling bass you've ever felt.
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For a show whose demographic definitely trended toward a younger crowd (ugh, we've never felt older at a show), rabid show-goers (affectionately known in Scott fan circles as "ragers") packed the floor, railings, stairways -- anywhere they could get a good view -- and collectively fed off the rapper's impressive, nonstop energy.
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In what could only be described as a punk show combined with Vegas-like production, massive mosh pits opened up on the floor during song after song with hundreds of bodies just crashing and mashing into each other with complete and utter abandon. It was a spectacle to behold.
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It made sense -- after all, Scott actively encouraged the crowd throughout the show to match his fiery intensity onstage, which they were eager to do. And it was also a mighty appropriate reaction to a guy who literally raps, "Ain't a mosh pit if ain't no injuries" (from the song "Stargazing").
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Currently on leg two of his "Wish You Were Here" tour, the San Diego show felt like a part of a victory lap of sorts for the rapper, who's currently enjoying one of the biggest years for a musical artist in recent memory.
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Not only has Scott reigned over the Billboard charts, streaming services, and earned multiple 2019 Grammy Award nominations (Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song) -- he "crash landed" at the Feb. 3 Super Bowl LIII halftime show; hosted his own inaugural Astroworld Festival in his hometown of Houston, Texas in November; landed the cover of Rolling Stone magazine in December; and continues to pump out new collaborations with James Blake, Metro Boomin and Future.
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Of course, it hasn't been overnight success for Scott -- he's risen to the national prominence on the strength of his first two albums, 2015's "Rodeo" and 2016's "Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight," and in 2012, was signed by Kanye West to produce songs for his G.O.O.D. Music label.
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Speaking of West, not only do the two have immense respect for each other as artists and have appeared on each other's songs, Scott has dated Kylie Jenner since 2017 (the two actually just celebrated their daughter Stormi's first birthday on Feb. 1). Jenner, for those who may be living under a rock, is the younger sister of West's wife, Kim Kardashian West.
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In the past, Scott has also collaborated with a who's who of the hip-hop industry -- including Kendrick Lamar, Migos, Juicy J, the Weeknd, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Trippie Redd, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert and more. On his "Astroworld" album alone, he enlisted an impressive all-star lineup of Drake, Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Stevie Wonder, James Blake, Kid Cudi, 21 Savage, Sheck Wes and many others. Some have referred to Scott as a conductor of sorts -- in the way that he assembles and directs musicians much like a maestro conducting an orchestra.
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During his Feb. 4 show, Scott plowed through the majority of his latest album -- "Stargazing," "Sicko Mode," "Stop Trying to Be God," "Carousel," "Butterfly Effect," "NC-17," "Yosemite," "Can't Say," "RIP Screw," "Astrothunder," "Houstonfornication" and "No Bystanders" -- as well as older tracks like "Goosebumps," "Antidote," "Way Back," "90210," "Dark Knight Dummo," "Drugs You Should Try It," "Outside" and many others.
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No matter what song he performed -- either old or new -- the crowd knew and sang along to every word, a testament to Scott's fans and his already stellar body of work.
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Even though the rapper performed a career-spanning set with uninhibited physicality for about 80 minutes or so, it still felt altogether too brief. You know what they say about show biz though: Always leave 'em wanting more. We're already waiting for you to come back to San Diego, La Flame!
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