He was a frequent collaborator with the late DJ AM, and together they formed TRV$DJAM.
Due to his fame, Rolling Stone referred to him as "punk's first superstar drummer." Barker, born in Fontana, California, began drumming at an early age.
He has continued to work with rappers, releasing extended plays with Yelawolf and Asher Roth and Nottz, as well as with Blink-182 and the Transplants.
Aside from drumming, he founded clothing company Famous Stars and Straps in 1999 and La Salle Records in 2004.
Travis Barker, who has been telling the press just how “stunning” and “hot” supposed girlfriend Rita Ora is while promoting his new book, is now singing a whole different tune.
When host Larry King recently asked the Blink-182 drummer about the alleged relationship on his show . When King pressed further, Barker began to drop hints that they’re more likely to be hooking up than actually dating.
Barker has also performed as a frequent collaborator with hip hop artists, is a member of the rap rock group the Transplants, founded the rock bands 44 and Box Car Racer, and most recently joined Antemasque and Goldfinger.
“We’re just enjoying each other, you know,” he explained. I met her a couple weeks ago at a performance I did at Power 106, and we’ve just been friends ever since.” Previously, Barker, 39, revealed that he bonded with Ora, 24, over their shared love of music.
“We actually, we share a lot of the same tastes in music.
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