Travis Sayles better known by his stage name Travesty, is an American producer, musician, singer and songwriter. In 2011, Multi-platinum Producer, and CEO of DarkChild Entertainment Rodney Jerkins requested Travis’ presence at a studio session. After a few meetings Travis brought in his 24th birthday as the newest member of Rodney Jerkins’ DarkChild Entertainment. He relocated to Los Angeles, California where he began to see his dreams become reality. He immediately was placed as a Producer for American Idol season 10, alongside Rodney Jerkins. His assignment included remaking twenty one songs that would be used for the contestants to perform to every week. The songs were later released to ITunes.
Since the age of 16 years old, Travis has been exposed to some of the greatest stages during this time of his career. He was asked to play personally for President Barack Obama alongside Grammy award winning artist Maxwell. He headlined at Madison Square Garden and even played for the 2010 Grammy award show. To date Travis has played with artist such as Joe, Ashanti, Angie Stone, Soulja Boy, Mario, Fantasia, Avant, Kelly Rowland, Ryan Leslie, Cheetah Girls, Brian Mcknight, Chrisette Michelle, Roberta Flack, Maxwell and a host of other great artists. He is currently working and producing with artist like T.I, Lupe Fiasco, Ariana Grande, Raheem Devaughn, Janelle Monae, Ceelo and Rihanna.