Travis Barker has greatly elevated his status in the music industry, which was clearly evident during his tough days. Fans continued to cheer for Travis and send get well-wishes as he fought pancreatitis, and it really worked. The rapper recently took to the stage for the first time since his health scare.
Travis made his triumphant return to the stage Wednesday night during Machine Gun Kelly’s star-studded concert in Los Angeles. This marked Travis’s first public performance since he was hospitalized with pancreatitis late last month. According to Page Six, MGK announced Barker’s return to the stage by saying,
“There’s a person I grew up idolizing that I became friends with, and he believed in me, And never more have I wanted to jam to a song that he and I created. LA’s own Travis Barker, make some noise for him tonight.”
MGK also said, “You know a fun fact is that Travis is not supposed to be playing drums right now but guess what he’s doing here? Playing drums right now!” In addition to “Tickets To My Downfall,” Travis played drums on “Bloody Valentine.” The respective partners of the rapper duo were also in attendance, Megan Fox and Kourtney Kardashian.
MGK dedicated his last song, “Twin Flame,” to his fiancée. He said that this was “for my lady.” Earlier in the night, fans spotted Travis and Kourtney, 43, in the crowd. The blink-182 drummer cozied up to his new wife, but no one suspected that Travis would ditch his studded vest to sit behind the drum kit.
Other celebrity guests in attendance included Barker’s 18-year-old son, Landon Barker, along with TikTok star Addison Rae and her musician boyfriend Omer Fedi. Machine Gun Kelly’s “Mainstream Sellout Tour” continues Friday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and wraps at Amsterdam’s AFAS Live on Oct. 12. Stay tuned to Thirsty for further updates.
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