Travis Scott ‘settles NYC nightclub punch-up case’

Rapper Travis Scott has reached a settlement in the case of a punch-up at a New York City nightclub.

The 26-year-old artist had been accused of punching a security guard at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan in October 2017.

The guard, who was employed by the venue, had claimed that he suffered physical and emotional distress caused by the alleged attack.

However, sources told TMZ that Scott's legal team and the guard's lawyers had come to an agreement, with Scott agreeing to pay an undisclosed amount to settle the case.

The Highline Ballroom was hosting an event called “Travis Scott Presents Astroworld” when the incident occurred. The guard had reportedly asked Scott to leave the area when the rapper allegedly punched him.

Scott was initially charged with misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief, but these charges were later dropped.

Scott's lawyers had argued that the guard was being overly aggressive, and that the rapper had acted in self-defense.

The case has now been settled out of court, with both parties apparently coming to a mutually beneficial agreement.

It is not known how much money Scott paid to settle the case, but it is likely to be a substantial amount.

The settlement brings an end to the long-running case, which has been hanging over the rapper for nearly three years.

Scott is now free to focus on his music career, with the release of his fourth studio album, ‘Utopia’, due later this year.