Travis Barker, 47, was over the moon when his son, Landon Barker, 20, requested the Blink-182 drummer to play for his band. “It was so wonderful attending to work with Landon,” the father-of-three instructed PEOPLE in a brand new interview on October 25. “To look at him develop up enjoying music and writing music since he was a child has been a dream come true.” Most not too long ago, Landon launched his debut single “Associates With Your Ex” on September 22.
After all, Landon made certain to ask his A-lister father to assist out on the brand new observe. “He requested me to return in and assist him along with his track ‘Associates With Your Ex,” Travis continued. “It was an honor to supply it and play drums on it.” The 47-year-old even launched his son’s new single on his label, DTA Data. Not solely is Travis’ work featured on the observe, however Landon featured his girlfriend, Charli D’Amelio, within the music video for the track.
Moreover, Landon defined why he wished Travis to assist him on his personal journey into the music trade. “I clearly wished to search for assist in the correct locations as a result of I really feel like I’d be silly to not use my assets and the individuals which are round me,” he shared with the magazine. “So I’ve at all times tried to make the most of that and use that to my capacity. I clearly wouldn’t put out a track — one, that [my dad] tells me is terrible, and two, that he doesn’t need to drum on. I would like the track to encourage him and I would like the track to be interesting to him, and never simply do it as a result of I’m his son.”
Though Landon is Travis’ son, the rising musician famous that it wasn’t “straightforward” to get his dad to comply with signal him to Elektra Imprint DTA Data. “My dad can be like, ‘Present me that you simply need to signal,’” he recalled. “It wasn’t as straightforward as being like, ‘Signal me.’ I really feel like I needed to show myself to get the chance to signal to them.” Landon made certain to notice that he admires his father’s continued dedication to his craft. “He wakes up early and nonetheless goes to the studio even in any case his success,” Travis’ mini-me gushed. “So I’ve taken that with me. It doesn’t matter what I do, by no means settle and by no means cease doing what I like as a result of that’s the way you change into nice.”
In latest weeks, Travis took to Instagram to have fun Landon’s twentieth birthday with a carousel of photos on October 9. “Blissful Birthday to probably the most wonderful son I might ever ask for. I can’t imagine you’re 20!” the proud dad gushed within the caption. “The day you had been born you made me a greater particular person and you’ve got stuffed my life with a lot happiness. I’m so pleased with the person you’ve change into and I like you @landonasherbarker.” Travis welcomed his son along with his ex-wife, Shanna Moakler, 48, together with their daughter Alabama Barker, 17. He’s additionally a stepfather to Shanna’s daughter Atiana De La Hoya, 24. The Grammy-nominated drummer is now married to Kourtney Kardashian and anticipating his first baby with the 44-year-old.