Travis Porter is an American hip hop group from Decatur, Georgia. Ali and Quez are step brothers; the two met Strap while attending the same middle school. The three grew up together and in 2006 began exploring music. The group’s biggest hits are "Aww Yea","Go Shorty Go","Bananas", "Ayy Ladies", "Bring It Back" and "Make It Rain" produced by F-K-I. Travis Porter released a biographical film titled Proud to be a Problem on May 18, 2010. Travis Porter has a YouTube channel with over 130 million views and a Twitter page. In November 2010 the trio signed with Jive Records. Besides performing throughout the USA, Travis Porter has performed internationally. In 2008 the trio took a tour through, Kaiserslautern, Germany and Bamberg, Germany. They appeared in one of Atlanta’s biggest concerts, Birthday Bash, during the summer of 2010 and on the The Mo'Nique Show. They performed with Canada’s own Drake at BMI’s Unsigned Artist showcase in Atlanta. Travis Porter now belongs to Jive Music and Porter House music. They also recently joined the BMI family. The trio was honored in the Underground Music Awards 2010 in New York City with other well-known underground artists like J. Cole with the “Most Dynamic Rap Group Duo” award. Though when they were unsigned they still worked with notable signed artist such as Roscoe Dash, Fast Life Yungstaz and Waka Flocka Flame. Travis Porter was also featured on MTV Jams Feb 5. The group also received Myspace’s #1 unsigned group title. Their single “Go Shorty Go” made it on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart and in fall 2010, their track “Make it Rain” hit number 50 on the urban radio charts and debuted on the charts at number 97 then climbed to number 46. Gucci Mane reportedly announced interest in signing Travis Porter to 1017 Brick Squad Records, saying "Just give me 12-15 songs. I don't know about that other stuff. Handle your business". The group ended up signing a record deal with Jive Records. On October 7, RCA Music Group announced it was disbanding Jive Records along with Arista Records and J Records. With the shutdown, the group (and all other artists previously signed to these three labels) will release their future material on the RCA Records brand.  In 2012, their single "Ayy Ladies" with Young Money rapper Tyga peaked at #56 on the Hot 100 and topped the Heatseekers Songs chart, becoming Porter's most successful song to date. Their debut studio album, From Day 1, was released on May 29, 2012 on RCA Records and Porter House Music.
What is a reminder that Travis Porter remains overlooked and underappreciated despite their massive impact on the sound of Atlanta in the last half decade?