Travis Lazarus, Travie McCoy (born August 6, 1981) is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is the co-founder and lead singer of the rap rock band Gym Class Heroes, in addition to having a solo career.
McCoy released his debut solo album, Lazarus, in 2010. The lead single from the album, “Billionaire” featuring Bruno Mars, peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, and number three on the UK Singles Chart.
At college Travie McCoy majored in fine arts and illustration but dropped out at age 20 to focus on his tattoo work and his musical career.