A RESURFACED video from 2017 shows the moment performer Travis Scott encouraged a fan to drop from a second-floor balcony into the crowd below.

The video began circulating online after eight people were killed at the rapper's Astroworld Festival in Houston on Friday.

In the footage – which, according to Rolling Stone, took place at Scott’s April 30th, 2017 concert at Terminal 5 – the fan can initially be seen having already climbed over the second-floor railing.

From there, Scott asks for the lights to be turned on before addressing the fan, saying, "I see you, but are you gonna do it?"

Scott then reassures him, "They gonna catch you. Don't be scared. Don't be scared!"


The fan then appears to willingly drop on the onlookers below – though it was not reported whether he suffered any injuries.

At the same concert, Kyle Green, 27, was allegedly pushed from a third-floor balcony and paralyzed.

Green said that he was forced over the edge of a railing at the event, which, he added, was "severely crowded" and out of control.

The 27-year-old reportedly broke several bones in the fall, including vertebrae.

According to a lawsuit filed six months after the incident, Green says he was hauled off the floor by show staff “without a cervical collar, backboard and other safety precautions.”

Green's lawyer Howard Hershenhorn said his client “can actually walk now, but with significant, significant disability," adding, "He’s partially paralyzed still.”

Hershenhorn said his client was "devastated" to hear of the news about the fan deaths at Scott's concert in Texas.

On Monday it emerged that Scott played for more than 30 minutes after his Astroworld festival was declared a mass casualty incident.

Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña said the event was declared a "mass casualty" at 9:38pm.


The New York Times and The Houston Chronicle say Scott was still on stage at 10:15pm. Reuters report 10:10pm.

Scott had briefly stopped the show at 9:42pm, calling for help for a concertgoer who had passed out. He then resumed the show, Insider reports.

Victims of the tragedy include 21-year-old student Axel Acosta and schoolboy John Hilgert, who was just 14.

Student Franco Patiño, 21, Danish Baig, 27, Brianna Rodriguez, 16, Jacob Jurinek, Madison Dubiski, 23,  and Rudy Peña, 23, are also among the victims.

Scott, Drake, and Astroworld festival organizers Live Nation are reportedly being sued for damages following the fatal tragedy in Texas on Friday.

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