Travis Mccoy Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


18th February 2012

Quote: "I was in London and I wanted to exchange pounds. So I gave him $500 and he basically gave me back £200. I was like 'What?! How does this work?' This is how the Billionaire thing started out. I started humming it on the streets. Travie came along later and put his verses on it and then it hit the charts." Bruno Mars on the inspiration for Billionaire, his song with Travie McCoy.


26th November 2011

Quote: "I don't want to be gross and graphic, but the root of it was a stomach infection. There was a lot of fatigue and other symptoms that come along with a virus like that - it wasn't pretty." Gym Class Heroes drummer Matt Mcginley on frontman Travie McCoy's recent illness that prompted the band to scrap a series of European dates.


4th November 2010

Quote: "I thought: 'This song is a winner' but I didn't realise how financially rewarding that show is." Travie McCoy is delighted he allowed the makers of hit TV musical Glee to use his track BILLIONAIRE.


21st October 2010

Fact: BILLIONAIRE hitmaker Travie McCoy has the cover of his favourite act Daryl Hall & John Oates' album PRIVATE EYES tattooed on the backs of his hands.


13th September 2010

Quote: "I just got tingles thinking about that day (when Tupac Shakur died). Thinking about hearing one of the saddest songs played over the loudspeaker in school when he got killed. It's a shame. But his music lives on. I was listening to All Eyez on Me three days ago." Rapper Travie McCoy marks the 14th anniversary of TUPAC SHAKUR's death on Monday (13Sep10). The hip-hop legend died in 1996 after sustaining gunshot wounds following a shootout after a Mike Tyson boxing match in Las Vegas.


9th June 2010

Quote: "It's been a year and some change, you know. Like, I'm over it. There's no bad blood. I wish her nothing but the best in her future endeavours. I'm not the type to hold grudges. Why would I? Our time together was awesome and it's time to move on. And we both have gone our separate ways so it is what it is." Rapper Travis McCoy insists he is happy for his ex-girlfriend Katy Perry and her engagement to British comedian Russell Brand.


26th May 2009

Quote: "I'm probably going to get in trouble for saying this, but he said he was never a boob guy - he was always a butt guy - until he met me." Singer Katy Perry knows how to turn on her boyfriend, Gym Class Heroes frontman Travis McCoy.


8th April 2009

Quote: "It's good to be able to concentrate on music again." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on his recent split from girlfriend Katy Perry.


20th December 2008

Quote: "I've been a vegetarian for about five years now, so I'd probably just have the biggest, grossest carnivorous meal ever. Maybe like a human leg or a brontosaurus burger." Gym Class Heroes frontman Travis McCoy would drool for a juicy steak for his last meal.


22nd November 2008

Quote: "I woke up to the news this morning, I couldn't be more elated, I cried like a pussy. I know how excited Pete and Ash have been (in) anticipation of this moment. Uncle Travie's ready to babysit the little guy, he's gonna be the greatest rapper alive by age 5 if I have my way!!!" Gym Class Heroes frontman Travis McCoy offers his babysitting services to pals Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson-WENTZ. The couple welcomed baby BRONX MOWGLI on Thursday (20Nov08).


3rd November 2008

Quote: "I'm definitely not engaged... It's a token of his affection. It's not a JONAS (BROTHERS) promise ring... It's a different kind of promise ring." Katy Perry insists she's not engaged to boyfriend Travis McCoy, despite the fact she's wearing his ring.


31st August 2008

Quote: "I was never a looker. I was a fat kid. But when we started getting a little notoriety, girls started just tossing it (sex) at us. At first, this was a beautiful thing; then you realise every time you have sex, you're giving a piece of yourself away." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on life as a groupie magnet. The singer is now dating pop star Katy Perry.


30th August 2008

Quote: "We're the 'We Are The World' of bands. We need an Asian violinist; then we'll be good." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on his band's multi-cultural roots.


28th August 2008

Quote: "I've had problems with pharmaceuticals for 10 years, and I stand in front of you four and a half months sober, and I feel good as f**k. You deserve a couple more albums from me before I kick the bucket." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on his newly-clean living lifestyle.


27th August 2008

Quote: "Marvin Gaye would jerk off so he wouldn't think about women while recording. That's dedication. Me, I like thinking about girls when I'm recording." Gym Class Heroes' Travis McCoy.


18th August 2008

Quote: "I've definitely found the cookie that suits me; she's a sugar cookie with pink sprinkles... I went through a few cookies to get this one." Gym Class Heroes star Travis McCoy on his romance with pop star Katy Perry.


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