NOTE: This story was originally published on Dec. 23, 2015.
Houston rapper Travis Scott, accused of inciting a stampede atLollapalooza in Chicago this summer, pleaded guilty to reckless conduct charges, according to multiple reports.
Billboard,Rolling Stone,The Chicago Sun-Timesand others saidScott (real name Jacques Webster),encouraged fans to climb over barricades during his concert. A 15-year-old girl was trampled.
A judge ordered Scott to be under court supervision for one year.
Scott’s record company representative did not return an email forcomment.
According toRolling Stone, Scott’s set at Lollapalooza lasted only minutes before it ended in disorder. Videos of the incident shows him tellingfansto jumpthe barricades tomove closer to the stage, while telling security to move out of the way.
After dozens of fans hoppedonstage, organizers cut the music and threatened to end the performance if the stage wasn’t cleared.
“I wanna finish performing,” Scott told fans. “We can start over, everybody just get down.” But it was too late. Scott left and was arrested by Chicago police soonafter.