Rapper Travis Scott’s fans have been eager to test his new CACTI Agave Spiked Seltzer drink, which went discounted on March 15. However, fans communicated their excitement in a way that might have been hazardous when Scott dropped by a Los Angeles supermarket to get a pack of gum and advance the beverage
A Crowd of Fans, Including Several Without Masks, Surrounded Scott at a West Hollywood Grocery Store
As TMZ announced, Scott halted at a few supermarkets on March 15 to actually advance the hard seltzer. In any case, the scene at a Pavilions in West Hollywood immediately turned tumultuous as Scott was amassed by charmed admirers. TMZ shared photographs and a video of the group encompassing Scott on all sides as he marked signatures.
A significant number of the fans were not wearing veils and Scott pulled his own cover down when he addressed individuals. As HotNewHipHop brought up, individuals in the group might have conceivably uncovered themselves, store laborers and Scott to the Covid.
Scott hadn’t commented about what happened at the grocery store on his social media accounts as of this writing. But he tweeted about his excitement over the drink’s official launch and retweeted messages from fans who bought the seltzer.
Scott Teased the Drink in December & Unveiled the First Commercial the Day Before it Went On Sale
Scott, whose genuine name is Jacques Bermon Webster II, started advertising his new item in December 2020. He shared photographs of the jars on Instagram and prodded that the CACTI Agave Spiked Seltzer would be accessible in March 2021.
Scott further shared his fervor on his own Instagram account: “Don’t have the foggiest idea where to begin recollect me and the posse use to sneak my pops drinks out the rear of the bunk. I Remember my first night unadulterated wrath with the crew!! Lighting a fire in the forested areas banging music noisy to the sun rise. Presently I’m ready to create the FIRST of its sort @cacti the unparalleled Agave seltzer. Been chipping away at this briefly and now ready to get this out can’t waitttt to take this excursion with the pack.”
Scott worked with chief Trey Edward Shults to make the principal business for CACTI, as indicated by People. The TV advertisement appeared on March 14 during the Grammy Awards on CBS. The 30-second business exhibits motorcyclists riding through the desert to discover the wellspring of the seltzer.
Scott disclosed to People that the topic for the business mirrored his “assume the inception of CACTI compared with the current world.” Scott told the magazine, “It’s been truly remunerating working out the CACTI brand over the previous year, with the actual item on racks as well as having the option to practice my inventiveness with something like this visual is very imperative to me.”
In a readied explanation distributed by Billboard, Scott added he had been propelled to “make a drink brand that was not normal for others on the lookout.” He clarified he had been “vigorously engaged with the whole innovative interaction; from the flavor clearly, to the can configuration, bundling and the sum of the brand world we’ve constructed.”
The CACTI Agave Spiked Seltzer is made with “100% premium blue agave from Mexico,” as indicated by the organization site. Blue agave has customarily been developed for use in tequila drinks, as indicated by the Tierra Group, a U.S.- based maker of agave-based fixings.
Scott’s seltzer contains 7% liquor and is sold in three flavors: pineapple, lime and strawberry. The CACTI site likewise takes note of the beverage was made “in relationship with Anheuser-Busch.”
Scott Was Mobbed by Fans in Los Angeles When He Promoted His McDonald’s Meal
The scene at the West Hollywood grocery store was not the first time Scott has been mobbed by fans while promoting a product. He made headlines on September 8, 2020 when a similar situation played out at a McDonald’s in Downey in southeast Los Angeles County.
Scott was promoting the special meal he had created as part of a promotional collaboration with the fast-food chain. The $6 “Travis Scott Meal” included a Quarter Pounder with Cheese, bacon and lettuce, a medium order of fries with BBQ sauce and a Sprite, as Heavy previously reported. As USA Today reported, it marked the first time in nearly three decades that McDonald’s had partnered with a celebrity on a specific meal.
— Alejandra Stephanie Ramirez (@ASRamirez22) September 8, 2020
The meal became available on September 8 and was on sale for one month. The day of its unveiling, Scott rolled up to the Downey McDonald’s in a red Lamborghini and performed for the massive crowd that had gathered, CBS Los Angeles reported. Videos shared on social media from the scene showed fans crowding the vehicle as they tried to take pictures of Scott.