Sources from both Colin Kaepernick and Travis Scott’s teams have reportedly explained more about the situation. Sources say that Kaep and La Flame did indeed meet before the rapper’s Super Bowl halftime show contract was signed, but it was more of an “are you on board with this?” conversation than a request for permission. It was unsuccessful, but “cordial and not hostile.”
Despite Travis’ respect for Kaepernick, a Scott source said, “Colin doesn’t tell Travis what he can and can’t do. That’s Travis’ decision.”
Colin Kaepernick and company are denying reports that Travis Scott consulted with the ex-NFL quarterback and got his approval to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in Atlanta, sources say.
Quoting a report about the conversation by Variety, a New York radio host tweeted, “Kap did not approve this bullshit!”
The report states that a conversation between Kaepernick and Scott took place, though the details of that conversation are murky. It did imply the former San Francisco player was understanding of Scott’s performance, because the NFL agreed to donate $500,000 to the social justice organization Dream Corps.